Category: Sports

Ayla Ågren

Watch out, boys—here comes Ayla Ågren!

Norwegian racer Ayla Ågren selected for 2020 W Series and is gaining speed Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Ayla Ågren gladly accepted her newest honor, but she dreams of a time when there won’t...

Full speed ahead

Norwegian teens leaving tread marks on motorsport racing Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American One of them is not yet old enough to vote, drink alcohol, or drive in Norway. The other just became eligible....

Winter Sports Preview

Norwegian winter sports organizations hope to build on hugely successful 2018-19 season Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The winter of 2018-2019 was one of Norway’s most successful winter sports seasons ever. Norwegian athletes won 20...

Warholm wins only Norwegian medal

IAAF World Athletics Championships Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The expectations for the Norwegian athletes were sky high heading into the International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, and experts predicted...

Future & present of Norwegian soccer

Ødegaard & Haaland Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Erling Braut Haaland, 19, and Martin Ødegaard, 20, have impressed international soccer audiences this fall with several impressive performances. Ødegaard, with his near perfect technique and outstanding...

Kaare Vedvik

Kaare Vedvik: Baltimore, Minnesota, New York

A brutal end to Kaare Vedvik’s short NFL career Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Kaare Vedvik from Stavanger missed his chance to be a part of the New York Jets 2019-2020 roster. On Sept. 10,...

Hovland

Hovland, Ventura earn PGA status

It’s in the cards Michael Kleiner, The Norwegian American It’s a small card, but it means business: membership in the prestigious Professional Golfers Association (PGA) and admission to the elite-level tournaments. Viktor Hovland, who...

team Norway

Team Norway optimistic about athletics

The Norwegian squad hopes to take home three medals in track and field events Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Championships Doha, Qatar, will be held from...

Mol and Sørum win European Champs

Beach Volleyball Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Anders Mol, 22, and Christian Sørum, 23, defended last year’s victory in the CEV EuroBeachVolley. With a solid performance, they beat the Russian duo Ilya Leshukov and Konstantin...

Erlend Sundstrøm

Lindesnes to North Cape in 6 days—by bike

Erlend Sundstrøm sets world record cycling the entire length of Norway in under a week Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norwegians are known for being outdoorsy. Hiking, cross-country-skiing, and cycling are common hobbies among Norwegians,...