Category: Sports

Sports Scorecard 02/07

Sports Scorecard – Jan. 20 – Feb. 2 European Men’s Handball Championship in Norway, Austria, Sweden Jan. 9-Jan. 26. Started with six groups of four teams. Main Round Group II at Malmö, Sweden (First...

Guiding lights changing lives

Trail tales & reflections of longtime guides Andrea Goddard Spokane, Wash. “You just have to be there!” When most of us try to articulate the magic that often happens during a week at Ski...

Get to know Charlie

Veteran skier to celebrate his 99th birthday with his 19th Ski for Light & a trip to Ridderrenn Barbara K. Rostad Coeur d’ Alene Trips to Ski for Light = 18 Ridderrenn journeys =...

Ski for Light celebrates 45th anniversary

Barbara K. Rostad Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho Airfare, $529; meals and lodging for a week, $890; bus ride from Denver to Casper, $50; miscellaneous spending, $200. One magical week at Ski for Light: priceless....

Taking a leap of faith

Erling Stordahl’s vision for Norway’s Ridderrenn set the course for what’s possible Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Ridderrennet, or the Knight’s Race, is a 12.4-mile cross-country skiing race for visually and mobility impaired. The race...

What to wear when heading to the slopes

Nate Axvig Denver, Colo. “There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.” This is as close as Norway gets to a national motto, and it was a saying we heard countless...

Oh, so close…

Norway’s men’s handball team loses Euro Championship semifinal; rebounds for bronze Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norway’s men’s handball team easily beat Slovenia 28-20 in the bronze medal game at the European Championships in Stockholm...

Sports Scorecard 01/24

Scorecard: Jan. 6 – Jan. 19 European Men’s Handball Championship in Norway, Austria, Sweden Jan. 9-Jan. 26. Starts with six groups of four teams. Group D Matches: Jan. 10: Norway 32, Bosnia-Herzegovina 26 (N:...

Johaug wins third women’s Tour de Ski

Klæbo finishes in a disappointing third among the men Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Therese Johaug cried tears of joy when she crossed the finish line on top of Alpe Cermis in Cavalese, Italy, after...

Erling Braut Haaland moves to Borussia Dortmund

Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Borussia Dortmund won the race to sign Norwegian wunderkind Erling Braut Haaland, signing the 19-year-old in a 20-million-euro ($22.2 million) deal through 2024. The Dortmund club confirmed the transfer on...