Category: Sports

Battle of the soccer stars

Ada Hegerberg comments draw ire from Martin Ødegård Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway “Maybe you should find something better to do, and not disturb the national (women’s soccer) team’s preparations for the World Cup?...

Elverum Handball Club

Elverum wins men’s handball champs again

Déjà vu all over again Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway After beating archrival Arendal in three straight matches, Elverum Handball Club took a sweet revenge by taking home their eighth consecutive Grundigligaen men’s handball...

Vipers victorious for third straight year

In the women’s handball championships, Vipers Kristiansand continues winning streak Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Vipers Kristiansand had to dig deep to secure the season’s third and last title, but in the end, Vipers...

Norway optimistic about World Cup

The Norwegian women’s soccer team aims to bring a medal home from France Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norway’s women’s national soccer team enters this year’s World Cup in France as an underdog, a team...

US women are favorites to win

World Cup preview Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American The Americans are coming to France and there’s reason for the other 23 countries to be worried. • 26-0. That’s how much the U.S. team outscored...

Norway’s NBA provides April “Madness”

Nothing but nett Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Hidden behind all the winter sports that grab the Norwegian headlines is Norway NBA, professional men’s and women’s basketball leagues. Norges Basketball Forbund (Norwegian Basketball Association),...

What’s up, Rosenborg?

The team that couldn’t be beat in the last four years begins this season in last place Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo For once, it’s difficult being a Rosenborg fan. In the fifth round of...

Frisk Asker

Surprise hockey win for Frisk Asker

In controversial game, underdog team wins first Norwegian Championship in 17 years Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway The atmosphere was electric in Asker Arena when Petter Kristiansen scored Frisk Asker’s winning goal, two minutes...

Norway snows the competition

Norwegians top the standings in five winter sports; Frisk Asker advances to hockey finals Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American The domination of Norway on snow this winter was incredible. A Norwegian sat atop the...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Interim no more

Manchester United makes Solskjær official Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After two losses in a row, newly appointed Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær won his first match after being appointed as “permanent” Manchester United...