Category: Sports

Rosenborg - Eirik Horneland

Coaches on the move

Manchester United nabs a Norwegian, as the top Eliteserien teams shuffle managers around Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Rosenborg and Molde, Norway’s two best soccer teams the last couple of seasons, have both had...

Johannes Thingnes Bø

Johannes Thingnes Bø scores ninth win

The Norwegian biathlete dominates the World Cup; opponents give up on winning Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Biathlete Johannes Thingnes Bø set a personal record with his ninth individual World Cup win of the season...

Tour de Ski

Klæbo is youngest to win Tour de Ski

Norwegians dominated, with Ingvild Flugstad Østberg victorious in the women’s event Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Johannes Høsflot Klæbo had nightmares about the finishing climb up the slalom hill the night before his final Tour...

Ada Hegerberg

Ada Hegerberg makes history

Norwegian soccer player becomes first female Ballon d’Or winner Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The name Ada Martine Stolsmo Hegerberg will forever be written in gold in the history books of soccer as the first...

An interview with legend Jan Stenerud

Nordmenn of American football Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American When I lived in Oslo in 1969-70, away from my American sports, I learned the kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs was a Norwegian, Jan...

Johaug returns, as dominant as ever

After two-year suspension, cross-country skier Therese Johaug is winning once again Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After 988 days since her last World Cup race, Therese Johaug was back competing with the best cross-country skiers...

Magnus Carlsen

Carlsen chess champ for the fourth time

After 12 draws, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen makes rapid work of American Caruana Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The Norwegian chess master will keep the World Champion title after an even and intense World Chess Championship...

Skier Petter Northug retires

Cross-country skiing loses a “rock star” Pieter Wijnen Norway Today In front of a large press corps in Trondheim, a groomed 32-year-old announced that his long and eventful career as a cross-country superstar is...

Rosenborg Ballklub

Rosenborg is double trouble again

The reigning champs again took home both the Eliteserien trophy and Norway Cup Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Rosenborg beat Start 1-0 on Nov. 11 and won the Eliteserien title with one match left to...

Norway’s Olympic success sets high bar

Even with some legends retiring, expect to see Norwegians on podiums this winter Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Last season, the Norwegian Winter Olympic squad was the most successful nation at the Games with 39...