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: Sander Sagosen 12G; B-H: Nicola Prce 7G; First time in 12 years Norway national team hosted an EHF Euro game. Attendance: 8,232 at Trondheim Spektrum.)

Portugal 28, France 25
(P: Diogo Branquinho 5G; F: Dika Mem 5G)

Jan. 12:

Norway 28, France 26
(N: Sagosen 10G, Magnus Jønsdal 5G; F: Ludovic Fabregas 8G, Michael Guigou 5G. France led at halftime 15-14. Attendance: 8,932)

Portugal 27, Bosnia-Herzegovina 24
(P: Pedro Portella 10G; B-H: Prce 5G)

Jan. 14: Norway 34, Portugal 28
(Norway wins group. Jønsdal 7G, Gøran Sørgåd Johanessen, Magnus Abelvik Rød 6G, Sagosen 5G; P: Antonio Areia Rodrigues 5G. Attendance: 9,069).

France 31, Bosnia-Herzegovina 23
(F: France outscored B-H 17-10 in 2nd half. Valentin Porte 7G, Guigou 5G; B-H: Marko Panic 9G, Prce 6G)

Group II at Malmö, Sweden
(First and second place teams from Groups D, E, F. Third and fourth place teams go to placement or losers bracket)

Jan. 17: Slovenia 30, Iceland 27
(S: Dean Bombac 9G; I: Bjarki Mar Elisson 6G)

Norway 36, Hungary 29
(Norway 20-12 halftime. Sagosen 7G, Johannessen 6G; H: Patrik Ligetvári, Bence Nagy 5G) 

Portugal 35, Sweden 25
(P: 20-13 second half. Joao Miguel Ferraz, Fabio Magalhães, Rui Silva Sousa Martins 6G; S: Andreas Nilsson, Daniel Pettersson 4G)

Jan. 19: Iceland 28, Portugal 25
(I: Janus Dadi Smarason 8G, Alexander Petersson, Aron Palmarsson, Gudjon Valur Sigurdsson 5G; P: Rodrigues, Miguel Martins Soares 4G)

Hungary 29, Slovenia 28
(H: Bence Banhidi 9G, Ligetvári 6G; S: Jure Dolenec 8G, Borut Mackovsek 5G)

Norway 23, Sweden 20
(N: Sagosen 8G, Jønsdal, Petter Överby 3G; S: Lucas Pellas 5G, Jerry Tolbring 3G)

Jan. 21:

Portugal-Slovenia
Norway-Iceland
Hungary-Sweden

Jan. 22:

Portugal-Hungary
Norway-Slovenia
Iceland-Sweden

Group II Standings (First place winners from group stage receive two bonus points and goal differential from last stage game. Second place teams receive negative goal differential from last game. Wins-Draws-Ties-Pts-Goal Differential): 1. Norway 3-0-0-6-16); 2. Slovenia (2-0-1-4-4); 3. Hungary (2-0-1-4-0); 4. Portugal (1-0-2-2-1); 5. Iceland (1-0-2-2-minus 6); 6. Sweden (0-0-3-0-minus 15)

Group I at Vienna, Austria

(First and second place teams from Groups A, B, C. Third and fourth place teams go to placement or losers bracket)

Jan. 16: Spain 31, Czech Republic 25
(S:  Alex Dujshebaev Dovichebaeva, Angel Fernandez Perez 5G; CR: Ondrej Zdrahala  8G, Stanislav Kasparek 6G)

Croatia 27, Austria 23
(C: Zlatko Jorvat 6G, Luka Cindric, Domagoj Duvnjak 5G; A:Robert Weber 6G, Gerald Zeiner 4G)

Germany 31, Belarus 23
(G: Timo Kastening 6G, Julius Kühn, Philipp Weber 4G; B: Uladzislau Kulesh 6G, Siarhei Shylovich, Makita Vailupau 4G)

Jan. 18: Belarus 28, Czech Republic 25
(B: Vailupau 6G, Artsem Karalek, Dzmetra Nikulenau, Andrei Yurynok 5G; CR: Zdrahala 7G, Kasparek 6G)

Spain 30, Austria 26
(Jorge Maqueda Pena 6G, Aitor Ariño Bengoechea, Raul Entrerrios Rodriguez, Adrian Figueras Trejo 4G; A: Janko Bozovic 5G, Sebastian Frimmel 4G)

Croatia 25, Germany 24
(Croatia 14-10 2nd half. Igor Karacic 7G, Duvnjak 5G; G: Uwe Gesheheimer, Kastening, Tobia Reichmann, Weber 4G)

Jan. 20:

Croatia-Czech Republic
Belarus-Spain
Austria-Germany

Jan. 22:

Croatia-Spain
Belarus-Austria
Czech Republic-Germany

Main Round

Group I Standings (First place winners from group stage receive two bonus points and goal differential from last stage game. Second place teams receive negative goal differential from last game. Wins-Draws-Ties-Pts-Goal Differential): 1. Spain (3-0-0-6-17); 2. Croatia (3-0-0-6-13); 3. Germany (1-0-0-2-0); 4. Austria (1-0-0-2-minus 5); 5. Belarus (1-0-0-2-minus 13); 6. Czech Republic (0-0-3-0-minus 12).

Jan. 24 Semifinals (Top 2 teams from Group I and II) at Stockholm

Jan. 25 Bronze Medal Game (Third place teams from Group I and II)

Fifth place game

Jan. 26 Championship Game at Stockholm

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REMA-1000 Women’s Handball

Jan. 19: Fredrikstad 37, Sola 26
(F: 17-11 at halftime. Thale Rushfeldt Deila 11G; S: Malin Holta 6G)

Molde 27, Oppsal 20
(M: 14-8 second half. Andrea Hanssen 6G; O: Vilde Andersen Vinje 4G)

Fana 28, Gjerpen 25
(F: Sofie Win Norum 6G, Celine Solstad 5G; G: Maria Solheim, Tirill Alexandrine Solumsmoen Mørch 4G)

Jan. 15: Kristiansand 37, Follo 28
(K: 21-12 at halftime; Marta Tomac, Heidi Løke 7G; F: Kristiane Knutsen 7G)

Byåsen 27, Aker 25
(B: 14-8 in 2nd half. Julie Bøe Jacobsen 6G, Anna Bjørke Kallestad 5G; A: Marthine Svendsberget 7G)

Storhamar 32, Fredrikstad 25
(S: 16-10 halftime. Maja Jakobsen, Emilie Margrethe Hovden 6G; F: Deila 7G, Anette Helene Hansen 5G)

Tertnes 33, Gjerpen 19
(T: Katarina Viktoria Bjørnskau Berens 5G, Henrikke Hauge Kjølholdt, Benedicte Frogland Nesdal, Linn Gossé, Hermine Motzfeldt Auberg  3G; G: Cecilie Løvdal, Tjasa Rudman 4G), 

Sola 29, Fana 24
(S: 17-6 2nd half, move out of last place. Camilla Herrem 9G, Kristina Sirum Novak 5G; F: Andrea Martine Solstad 5G, Celine Solstad 4G

Jan. 8: Sola 28, Storhamar 28
(So: Malin Holta 7G St: Elise Skinnehaugen, Tonje Enkerud 6G. Storhamar outscored last place Sola 16-12 in second half.)

Standings (Wins-Ties-Losses-Pts): 1. Kristiansand (13-0-0-26); 2. Byåsen (10-1-2-21); 3. Storhamar (9-2-2-20); 4. Tertnes (9-1-3-19); 5. Aker (6-1-6-13); 6. Fredrikstad (5-3-6-13); 7. Molde (6-1-6-13); 8. Fana (6-0-8-12) 9. Oppsal (4-1-8-9) 10. Gjerpen (3-0-11-6) 11. Sola (2-1-11-5) 12. Follo (1-1-11-3)

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Cross-Country Skiing
Jan. 18-19 at Nove Mesto, Czechia
Jan. 19 Men’s 15-km Classic Pursuit
(Medals: 
1. Alexander Bolshunov (Russia) 37:01.3; 2. Johannes Høsflot Klæbo 37:48.0, +46.7; 3. Simen Hegstad Krüger (Norway) 37:48.5, +47.2. Other Norwegians: 4. Sjur Røthe 37:49.0, +47.7; 8. Didrik Tønseth 38:45.0, +1:43.7; 29. Gjøran Tefre 40:42.3, +3:41.0)

Women’s 10-km Classic Pursuit
(Medals: 
1. Therese Johaug (Norway) 26:49.7; 2. Natalia Napryaeva (Russia) 27:54.5, +1:04.8; 3. Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (Norway) 27:55.7, +1:06.0. Other Norwegians: 4. Heidi Weng 27:55.7, +1:06.0; 9. Ragnhild Haga 28:56.5, +2:06.8; 19. Julie Myhre 29:48.8, +2:59.1; 26. Anne Kjersti Kalvå 30:34.1, +3:44.4; 27. Hedda Østberg Amundsen 30:34.2, +3:44.5)

Jan. 18 Men’s 15-km Freestyle
(Medals: 1. Bolshunov (Russia) 33:45.0; 2. Livo Niskanen (Finland) 34:09.3, +24.3; 3. Røthe (Norway) 34:25.0, +40.0. Other Norwegians: 7. Klæbo 34:57.4, +1:12.4; 8. Krüger 34:58.0, +1:13.0; 10. Tønseth 35:06.4, +1:21.4; 23. Tefre 35:48.3, +2:03.3)

Women’s 10-km Freestyle
(Medals: 
1. Johaug (Norway) 23:51.6; 2. Napryaeva (Russia) 24:24.3, +32.7; 3. Heidi Weng (Norway) 24:31.9, +40.3. Other Norwegians: 5. Haga 24:40.4, +48.8; 6. Østberg 24:41.3, +49.7; 15. Julie Myrhe 15:14.9, +1:23.3; 16, Magni Smedås 25:17.7, +1:26.1)

Jan. 11-12 in Dresden, Germany

Jan.12: Men’s Team Sprint Finals
(Medals: 
1. France I (Jay Renaud, Lucas Chanavat) 14:30.66; 2. Sweden I (Marcus Grate, Johan Häggström) 14:30.75, +0.09; 3. Russia I (Andrey Krasnov, Gleb Retivykh) 14:30.84, +0.18. Norwegians: 4. Norway I (Håvard Solås Taugbøl, Sindre Bjørnestad Skar) 14:31.22, +0.56; 5. Norway II (Pål Trøan Aune, Eirik Bransdal) 14:31.54, +0.88)

Women’s Team Sprint Finals
(Medals: 1. Sweden I (Maja Dahlqvist, Linn Svahn) 15:43.70; 2. Switzerland I (Laurien Van der Graaf, Nadine Faehndrich) 15:43.79, +0.09; 3. Sweden II (Evelina Settlin, Linn Sömskar) 15:46.97, +3.27). Norwegians: 4Norway I (Myrhe, Maiken Caspersen Falla) 15:47.28, +3.58; 10. Norway II (Mari Eide, Alnæs) 15:57.13, +13.43).

Jan. 11: Women’s Sprint
(Medals: 
1. Svahn (Sweden); 2. Anamarij Lampic (Russia); 3. Dahlqvist (Sweden). Norwegians: (Semifinals) 7. Myrhe; 8. Alnæs; 10. Falla; 11. Eide.)

Jan. 11: Men’s Sprint
(Medals: 
1. Chanavat (France); 2. Skar (Norway); 3. Häggström. (Sweden). Other Norwegians: 4. Aune; 6. Taegbøl. Semifinals: 8. Harald Astrup Arnesen; 9. Kasper Stadaas; 11. Bransdal)

Men’s World Cup Standings: 1. Alexander Bolshunov (Russia) 1,281 pts; 2. Johannes Høsflot Klæbo (Norway) 1,122 pts; 3. Sergey Ustiugov (Russia) 845 pts. Other Norwegians: 5. Sjur Røthe 691 pts; 6. Simen Hegstad Krüger 531 pts; 7. Pål Golberg 502 pts; 8. Emil Iversen (Norway) 495 pts; 10. Hans Christer Holund 407 pts; 20. Erik Valnes 254 pts; 21. Sindre Bjørnestad Skar 246 pts; 23. Didrik Tønseth 216 pts; 29. Jan Thomas Jenssen 165 pts; 32. Håvard Solås Taugbøl 140 pts;  34. Martin Johnsrud Sundby 120 pts.

Women’s World Cup Standings: 1. Therese Johaug (Norway) 1,409 pts; 2. Heidi Weng (Norway) 952 pts; 3. Natalia Nepryaeva (Russia) 939 pts. Other Norwegians: 5. Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen 699 pts; 7. Ingvild Flugstad Østberg 578 pts; 11. Tiril Udnes Weng 429 pts; 17. Anne Kjersti Kalvå 305 pts; 18. Ragnhild Haga 257 pts; 24. Maiken Caspersen Falla 228 pts.
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Biathlon
Jan. 15-19 at Ruhpolding, Germany

Jan. 19: Men’s 12.5-km Pursuit
(Medals: 
1. Martin Fourcade (France) 31:26.8, 0 misses; 2. Quentin Fillon Maillet +17.6, 1 miss; 3. Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen (Norway) +46.0, 1 miss. Other Norwegians: 7. Tarjei Bø +1:05.4, 1 miss; 9. Johannes Dale +1:07.4, 1 miss; 16. Erlend Bjøntegård +1:37.3, 2 misses; 20. Lars Helge Birkeland +2:13.2, 0 misses)

Women’s 10-km Pursuit
(Medals: 1. Tiril Eckhoff (Norway) 34:08.7, 1 miss; 2. Paulina Fialkova (Slovakia) +46.3, 2 misses; 3. Hanna Öberg (Sweden) +55.1, 2 misses. Other Norwegians: 9. Marte Olsbu Røiseland +1:38.5, 3 misses; 14. Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold +2:00.1, 3 misses; 24. Synnøve Solemdal +2:28.5, 2 misses)  

Jan. 18: Men’s 4×7.5-km Relay
(Medals: 1. France (Emilien Jacquelin, Fourcade, Simon Desthieux, Maillet) 1:18.11.2, 6 misses; 2. Norway (Dale, Bjøntegård, Tarjei Bø, Christiansen) +1:12.2, 10 misses; 3. Austria (Dominik Landertinger, Simon Eder, Felix Leitner, Julian Eberhard) +1:24.3, 4 misses)

Jan. 17: Women’s 4×6-km Relay
(Medals: 1. Norway (Karoline Offigstad Knotten, Tandrevold, Eckhoff, Røiseland) 1:08.46.4, 9 misses; 2. France (Julia Simon, Anais Bescond, Celia Aymonier, Justine Braisaz) +10.7, 8 misses; 3. Switzerland (Elisa Gasparin, Selina Gasparin, Aita Gasparin, Lena Haeckl) +20.7, 4 misses.

Jan. 16: Men’s 10-km Sprint
(Medals: 1. Fourcade (France) 22:41.5, 0 misses; Maillet (France) +3.1, 0 misses; 3. Benedikt Moll (Germany) +12.0. Norwegians: 4. Christiansen +22.2, 1 miss; 20. Bjøntegård 1:02.2, 2 misses; 27. Dale +1:11.9, 2 misses; 28. Tarjei Bø +1:12.2, 3 misses.)

Jan. 15: Women’s 7.5-km Sprint
(Medals: 
1. Eckhoff (Norway) 18:55.5, 0 misses; 2. Öberg (Sweden) +29.7, 0 misses; 3. Dorothea Wierer (Italy) +36.8, 0 misses. Other Norwegians: 6. Røiseland +55.4, 1 miss; 26. Theka Brun-Lie +1:35.0, 0 misses; 30. Solemdal +1:42.5, 1 miss; 32. Tandrevold +1:48.4, 2 misses.)

Jan. 9-12 at Oberhof, Germany

Jan. 12: Women’s 12.5-km Mass Start
(Medals: 1. Kaisa Makarainen (Finland) 39:58.9, 1 miss); 2. Eckhoff (Norway) +30.2, 4 misses); 3. Røiseland (Norway) +35.0, 3 misses. Other Norwegians: 23. Tandrevold +2:58.1, 9 misses; 26. Knotten +3:30.8, 3 misses.)

Men’s 15-km Mass Start
(Medals: 1. Fourcade (France) 41:01.4, 2 misses; 2. Arnd Peiffer (Germany) +20.1, 3 misses; 3. Desthieux (France) +20.3, 3 misses. Norwegians: 4. Dale +38.9, 4 misses; 8. Christiansen +48.9, 5 misses; 13. Bjøntegaard +1:10.4, 5 misses; 25. Tarjei Bø +2:53.4, 7 misses)  

Jan. 11 Women’s 4×6-km Relay
(Medals: 1. Norway (Solemdal, Tandrevold, Røiseland, Eckhoff) 1:14:11.6, 11 misses); 2. Sweden +21.1, 10 misses; 3. France +33.1, 12 missses)

Men’s 4×7.5-km Relay
(Medals: 
1. Norway (Birkeland, Bjøntegaard, Dale, Christiansen) 1:19:32.3, 8 misses): 2. France +4.4, 6 misses); 3. Germany +48.2, 14 misses).

Jan. 10: Men’s 10-km Sprint
(Medals: 1. Fourcade (France) 25:27.2, 0 misses; 2. Jacquelin (France) +25.5, 1 miss; 3. Johannes Kuehn (Germany) +33.0, 1 miss. Norwegians: 8. Bjøntegaard +1:06.5, 2 misses; 9. Dale +1:18.2, 2 misses; 10. Christiansen +1:24

Jan. 9: Women’s 7.5-km Sprint
(Medals: 1. Røiseland (Norway) 22:04.9, 0 misses; 2. Denise Herrmann (Germany) +33.1, 1 miss); 3. Simon (France) +47.4, 1 miss. Other Norwegians: 5. Eckhoff +1:07.1, 2 misses).

Men’s World Cup Standings: 1. Martin Fourcade (France) 507 pts; 2. Quentin Fillon Maillet (France) 436 pts; 3. Simon Desthieux (France) 435 pts. Norwegians: 4. Tarjei Bø 391 pts; 7. Johannes Thingnes Bø (Norway) 374 pts;  9. Erlend Bjøntegård 326 pts; 10. Johannes Dale 322 pts; 12. Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen 297 pts.

Women’s World Cup Standings: 1. Tiril Eckhoff (Norway) 501 pts; 2. Dorothea Wierer (Italy) 459 pts; 3. Hanna Öberg (Sweden) 342 pts;  Other Norwegians: 4. Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold 341 pts; 8. Marte Olsbu Røiseland 314 pts; 29. Karoline Offigstad Knotten 139 pts.

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Ski Jumping

Men Jan. 17-19 at Titisee-Neustadt, Germany

Jan. 19 HS142
(Medals: 1. Dawid Kubacki (Poland) 140.0m, 133.5m, 283.3 pts; 2. Ryoyu Kobayashi (Japan) 147.0m, 134.0m, 283.0 pts, -0.3; Timi Zajac (Slovenia) 137.0m, 134.0m, 271.6 pts, -11.7. Norwegians: 10. Marius Lindvik 135.0m, 133.0m, 259.5 pts, -23.8; 13. Johann Andre Forfang 132.0m, 132.0m, 254.1 pts, -29.2; 15. Robert Johansson 134.0m, 133.0m, 251.1 pts, -32.2; 17. Daniel Andre Tande 123.5m, 139.5m, 246.7 pts, -36.6)    

Jan. 18 HS142
(Medals: 1. Kubacki (Poland) 140.5m, 141.0m, 290.1 pts; 2. Stefan Kraft (Austria) 135.5m, 140.5m, 283.7 pts, -6.4; 3. Kobayashi (Japan) 138.5m, 138.5m, 282.8 pts, -7.3. Norwegians: 4. Forfang 137.5m, 138m, 280.4 pts, -9.7; 7. Tande 136m, 138.5m, 275.4 pts, -14.7; 13. Johansson 135.0m, 137.0m, 268.7 pts, -21.4; 17. Lindvik 132.5m, 135.0m, 259.7 pts, -30.4)

Women Jan. 17-19 at Zao, Japan

Jan. 19 HS102
(Medals: 1. Eva Pinkelnig (Austria) 99.0m, 95.0m, 226.5 pts; 2. Chiara Hoelzl (Austria) 97.5m, 97.5m, 224.7 ptis, -1.8; 3. Maren Lundby (Norway) 92.0m, 92.5m, 213.1 pts, -13.4. Other Norwegians: 23. Anna Odine Strøm 97.5m, 81.5m, 156.8 pts, -69.7;  

Jan. 18 Team HS102
(Medals: 1. Austria 889.4 pts (Daniella Iraschko-Stolz 86.4m; 85m, Marita Kramer 92.5, 87.0m; Hoelzl 95.0m, 93.5m;, Pinkelnig 97.5m, 96.5m); 2. Japan 749 pts; (Yuki Ito 75.0m, 79.5m; Nazomi Maruyami 84.0m, 86.5m; Sara Takanashi 91.5m, 86.5m; Yuka Seto 86.5m, 92.0m; 3. Norway 748.6 pts (Strøm 84.0m, 87.5m, Ingebjørg Saglien Bråten 77.5m, 79.0m; Silje Opseth 90.0m, 83.0m; Lundby 96.0m, 98m)

Jan. 17 HS102
(Medals: 1. Pinkelnig (Austria) 97.5m, 95.5m, 232.3 pts; 2. Takanashi (Japan) 92.5m, 91.5m, 215 pts., -17.3; 3. Hoelzl (Austria) 90.5m, 92.5m, 212.6 pts, -19.7. Norwegians: 5. Lundby 86.0m, 92m, 201.6 pts, -30.7; 9. Strøm 89.0m, 86.5m, -41.1; 19. Opseth 87.0m, 78.0m, 166.6 pts, -1:05.7.

Men Jan. 11-12 at Val di Fiemme, Italy

Jan. 12 HS104
(Medals: 1. Karl Geiger (Germany) 107m, 103.5m, 285.2 pts; 2. Kraft (Austria) 103.5m, 101m, 280.5 pts, -4.7; 3. Kubacki (Poland) 102.5m, 101m, 278.2 pts, -7.0. Norwegians: 6. Forfang 100m, 100m, 270.7 pts, -14.5 7. Lindvik 101.5m, 101.5m, 266.0 pts, -19.2; 16. Tande 99.0m, 99.5m, 257.6 pts, -27.6; 23. Anders Håre 97.5m, 98.5m, 251.7 pts, -33.5; 26. Johansson 93.0m, 98.5m, 249.3 pts, -35.9. 

Jan. 11 HS104
(Medals: 1. Geiger (Germany) 104.5m, 103.5m, 294.6 pts; 2. Kraft (Austria) 102m, 103m, 286.9 pts, -7.7; 3. Kubacki (Poland) 98.5m, 104m, 279.9 pts, -14.7. Norwegians: 9Forfang 100m, 99m, 269.7 pts, -24.9; 23. Tande 93m, 102.5m, 255.9 pts, -38.7; 25. Andreas Granerud Buskum 95.5m, 99m, 252.2 pts, -42.4. Lindvik disqualified.)

Women Jan. 11-12 at Sapporo, Japan

Jan. 12 HS137
(Medals: 1. Pinkelnig (Austria) 135.5m, 130m, 250.81 pts; 2. Lundby (Norway) 121.5m, 139.5m, 239.6 pts, -11.2; 3. Iraschko-Stolz (Austria) 227.4 pts, -23.4. Other Norwegians: 7. Opseth 119.5m, 122m, 211.5 pts, -39.3; 28. Strøm 109.5m, 99m, 141.9 pts, -108.9)

Jan. 11 HS137
(Medals: 1. Kramer (Austria) 131m, 135m, 279.6 pts; 2. Lundby (Norway) 127m, 139m, 275.0 pts, -4.6; 3. Pinkelnig (Austria) 127.5m, 134m, 271.1 pts, -8.5. Other Norwegians: 12. Opseth 115.5m, 125m, 224.9 pts, -54.7; 17. Strøm 114.5m, 116m, 207.3 pts, -72.3)

Men’s Four Hills Tournament Dec. 29-Jan. 6 (Events at four jumping sites over a week)

Jan. 6 at Bischofshofen, Austria

Men’s HS142
(Medals: 1. Kubacki (Poland) 143.0m, 140.5m, 300.9 pts; 2. Geiger (Germany) 140m, 136m, 291 pts, -9.9; 3. Lindvik (Norway) 139m, 137m, 289.4 pts, -11.5. Other Norwegians: 6. Tande 137.5m, 135m, 279.3 pts, -21.6; 11. Forfang 135.5m, 135m, 273.9 pts, -27.0; 16. Johansson 133m, 132m, 258.5 pts, -42.4)

Four Hills Standings: Medals: 1. Kubacki (Poland) 1,131.6 pts; 2. Lindvik (Norway) 1,111.0 pts, -20.6; 3. Geiger (Germany) 1,108.4 pts. -23.2. Other Norwegians: 6. Forfang 1,051.0 pts, -80.6; 12. Johansson 1,025.4 pts, -106.2; 24. Tande 848.6 pts, -283.0

Men’s World Cup Standings: 1. Karl Geiger (Germany) 886 pts; 2. Stefan Kraft (Austria) 803 pts; 3. Ryoyu Kobayashi (Japan) 795 pts. Norwegians: 5. Marius Lindvik 545 pts; 7. Daniel Andre Tande 447 pts; 9. Johann Andre Forfang 395 pts; 16. Robert Johansson 264 pts

Women’s World Cup Standings: 1. Maren Lundby (Norway) 510 pts; 2. Eva Pinkelnig (Slovenia) 509 pts; 3. Chiara Hoelzl (Austria) 470 pts. Other Norwegians: 11. Silje Opseth 146 pts; 16. Anna Odine Strøm 102 pts

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Alpine

Jan. 18-19 Women’s at Sestriere, Italy

Jan. 19 Parallel Giant Slalom
(Medals: 1. Clara Direz (France); 2. Elisa Moerzinger (Austria); 3. Marta Bassino (Italy). Norwegians: 6. Kristin Lysdahl; 7. Thea Louise Stjernesund; 17. Maria Therese Twiberg; 25. Kaja Norbye) 

Jan. 18 Women’s Giant Slalom
(Medals: 1. Federica Brignone (Italy) 1:10.28, 1:10.87, combined 2:21.15; 2. Petra Vlhova (Slovakia) 1:10.45, 1:10.70, 2:21.15, +0.0; 3. Mikaela Shiffrin (United States) 1:10.70, 1:10.46, 2:21.16, +-.01. Norwegians: 12. Kristina Riis-Johannessen 1:12.01, 1:11.44, 2:23.45, +2.30; 19. Norbye 1:12.31, 1:11.91, 2:24.22, +3.07; 20. Nina Haver-Løseth  1:12.24, 1:12.03, 2:24.27, +3.12; 25. Twiberg 1:12.57, 1:12.41, 2:24.98, +3.83; 26. Marte Monsen 1:12.36, 1:12.78, 2:25.14, +3.99; 30. Stjernesund 1:12.35, 1:13.12, 2:25.47, +4.32.)

Jan. 17-19 Men’s at Wengen, Switzerland

Jan. 19 Slalom
(Medals: 1. Clement Noel (France) 50.72, 55.71, combined 1:46.43; 2. Henrik Kristoffersen (Norway) 51.39, 55.44, 1:46.83, +0.40; 3. Alexander Khoroshilov (Russia) 52.15, 55.11, 1:47.26, +0.83. Other Norwegians: 4. Sebastian Foss-Solevåg 51.90, 55.38, 1:47.28, +0.85; 13. Jonathan Nordbotten 52.48, 55.46, 1:47.94, +1.51; 15. Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen 53.04, 55.02, 1:48.06, +1.63)

Jan. 18 Downhill
(Medals: 
1. Beat Feuz (Switzerland) 1:42.53; 2. Dominik Paris (Italy) 1:42.82, +0.29; 3. Thomas Dressen (Germany) 1:42.84, +0.31. Norwegians: 6. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde 1:43.01, +0.48; 11. Kjetil Jansrud 1:43.61, +1.08)

Jan. 17 Alpine Combined
(Medals: 1. Matthias Mayer (Austria) 1:41.40, 51.05, combined 2:32.45; 2. Alexis Pinturault (France) 1:43.08, 49.44, 2:32.52, +0.07; 3. Victor Moffat-Jeandet (France) 1:42.73, 50.39, 2:33.12, +0.67. Norwegians: 7.  Jansrud 1:42.76, 51.21, 2:33.97, +1.52; 8. Kilde 1:42.52, 51.49, 2:34.01, +1.56)

Downhill
(Medals: 1. Mayer (Austria) 1:41.40; 2. Giles Roulin (Switzerland) 1:41.93, +0.53; 3. Daniel Danklmaier (Austria) 1:42.07, +0.67. Norwegians: 9. Kilde 1:42.52, +1.12; 12. Jansrud 1:42.76, +1.36)

Jan. 11-12 Women’s at Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria

Jan. 12: Alpine Combined
(Medals: 1. Brignone (Italy) 1:13.80, 49.65, combined 2:03.45; 2. Wendy Holdener (Switzerland) 1:14.30, 49.30, 2:03.60, +0.15; 3. Bassino (Italy) 1:14.02, 50.25, 2:04.27, +0.82. No Norwegians placed.)

Super G
(Medals: 1. Brignone (Italy) 1:13.80; 2. Bassino (Italy) 1:14.02, +0.22; 3. Holdener (Switzerland) 1:14.03, +0.50. No Norwegians placed.) 

Jan. 11: Downhill
(Medals: 1. Corrine Suter (Switzerland) 1:18.79; 2. Nicol Delogo (Italy) 1:19.08, +0.29; 3. Michelle Gisin (Switzerland) 1:19.77, +0.98. No Norwegians finished.)

Jan. 11-12 Men’s at Adelboden, Switzerland

Jan. 12 Slalom
(Medals: 1. Daniel Yule (Switzerland) 53.15, 55.58, combined 1:48.73; 2. Kristoffersen (Norway) 53.82, 55.14, 1:48.96, +0.23; 3. Marco Schwarz (Austria) 53.74, 55.27, 1:49.01, +0.28. Other Norwegians: 10. Foss-Solevåg 54.46, 54.89, 1:49.35, +0.62.)

Jan. 11 Giant Slalom
(Medals: 1. Zan Kranjec (Slovenia) 1:12.49, 1:51.41, combined 2:27.90; 2. Filip Zubcic (Croatia) 1:12.51, 1:15.68, 2:28.19, +0.29; 3 (tie). Muffat-Jeandet (France) 1:12.99, 1:15.55, 2:28.54, +0.64, and Kristoffersen (Norway) 1:12.70, 1:15.84, 2:28.54, +0.64. Other Norwegians: 5. Kilde 1:13.0, 1:15.56, +0.66; 9. Fabian Wilkens Solheim 1:13.02, 1:16.07, 2:29.09, +1.19; 13. Lucas Bråthen 1:12.64; 1:16.70, 2:29, +1.44)

Men’s World Cup Standings: 1. Henrik Kristoffersen (Norway) 691 pts; 2. Alexis Pinturault (France) 613 pts; 3. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (Norway) 591 pts; Other Norwegians: 13. Kjetil Jansrud 294 pts; 21. Sebastian Foss-Solevåg 202 pts; 23. Lucas Bråthen 193 pts 24. Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen 187 pts.

Women’s World Cup Standings: 1. Mikaela Shiffrin (United States) 975 pts; 2. Petra Vhlova (Slovakia) 726 pts; 3. Federica Brignone (Italy) 715 pts. Norwegians: 12. Mina Fürst Holtmann 282 pts; 14. Nina Haver-Løseth (Norway) 225 pts; 26. Kristin Lysdahl 156 pts.

(fis-skier.com)

Nordic Combined Jan. 10-12 at Val Di Femme, Italy

Jan. 12 Team Sprint HS104/2×7.5-km race

(Medals: 1. Norway I (Jørgen Gråbak 102.0m, Jarl Magnus Riiber 102.0m) 33:19.0; 2. Germany I (Fabian Riessle 101m, Vinzenz Geiger 98m) 34:02.8, +43.8; 3. Austria II (Lukas Greiderer 97.0m, Martin Fritz 103.0m) 34:03.3, +44.3. Other Norwegians: 5. Norway II (Espen Bjørnestad 99.0m, Jens Lurås Oftebro 102m) 34:34.4, +1:15.4

Jan. 11 Gundersen Normal Hill HS104/10-km race
(Medals: 1. Geiger (Germany) 97.0m, 26:20.8; 2. Riiber (Norway) 106m, 26:21.2, +0.4; 3. Gråbak (Norway) 98m, 26:21.4, +0.6. Other Norwegians: 8. Jens Lurås Oftebro 99m, 26:30.3, +9.5; 12. Espen Bjørnestad 99m, 26:49.3, +28.5; 13. Espen Andersen 97.5m, 26:52.4, +31.6; 23. Magnus Krog 101.5m, 27:28.5, +1:07.7; 25. Einar Lurås Oftebro 98.5m, 27:36.2, +1:15.4.

Jan. 10 Gundersen Normal Hill HS104/10-km race
(Medals: 1. Riiber (Norway) 104.5m, 26:10.9; 2. Geiger (Germany) 97.5m, 26:37.5, +26.6; 3. Gråbak (Norway) 100m, 26:38.6, +27.7. Other Norwegians: 10. Jens Lurås Oftebro 102.0m, 26:44.2, +33.3; 13. Andersen 101m, 26:48.5, +37.6; 15. Bjørnestad 102m, 26:55.2, +44.3.

World Cup Standings: 1. Jarl Magnus Riiber (Norway) 860 pts; 2. Vinzenz Geiger (Germany) 582 pts; 3. Jørgen Gråbak (Norway) 571 pts; Other Norwegians: 4. Jens Lurås Oftebro 383 pts; 6. Espen Bjørnestad 340 pts; 16. Espen Andersen 130 pts; 22. Einar Lurås Oftebro 89 pts; 28. Harald Jonas Riiber 49 pts.

(fis-skier.com)

Get-ligaen Ice Hockey

Jan. 19: Stavanger 2, Stjernen 1
(Sta: Simen Talge, Ludvig Hoff)

Narvik 5, Sparta Sarpsborg 4
(N: Arttu Niskakangas 2-1, Wade Murphy 1-1, Benjamin Byrkjeland 0-2; SS: Robin Dahse 2-0, Christoffer Karlsen 1-2, Victor Ohman 0-3)

Manglerud 5, Grüner 2
(M: David Booth 2-0, Anthony Bretzman 0-2)

Jan. 18: Vålerenga 3, Lillehammer 2
(V: Gustaf Berling 1-1; L: Brendan Harms, Stephan Vigier 1-1)

Frisk Asker 4, Storhamar 2
(FA: Endry Medby, Alexandre Lavoie scored in 3rd period. Hampus Hampus Gustafsson 0-2. FA moves into third place; S: Matthew Prapavessis 0-2)

Jan. 16: Stavanger 9, Grüner 2
(S: Greg Mauldin, Andreas Klavestad 2-0, Hoff 1-4, Mathias Trettenes 0-4, Tine Klofutar 0-3, Brady Brassart, Markus Vikingstad 1-1)

Manglerud 4 Storhamar 2
(M: Mathias Trygg 2-0, Joachim Engebraten Hermansen 0-2)

Lillehammer 4 Stjernen 2
(L: Vigier 1-2, Stian Nystuen 1-1)

Frisk Asker 3, Sparta Sarpsborg 2
(FA: Gustafsson 1-1, Lavoie 0-2)

Vålerenga 4, Narvik 1
(V: Berling 2-0, Tobias Lindström 0-2)

Jan. 14: Frisk Asker 4, Manglerud 2
(FA: Gustafsson 2-0, Anders Bastiansen 1-1)

Jan. 12: Stavanger 4 Storhamar 3 (OT)
(Sta: Vikingstad 3:19 OT; Mauldin 1-1, Nolan Zajac 0-3 Sto: Tony Cameranesi, Prapavessis 1-1, Patrick Thoresen 0-2)

Stjernen 2 Narvik 1
(S: Sander Ronnild 4:46 left in game)

Jan. 11: Vålerenga 3, Sparta Sarpsborg 1
(V: Jørgen Karterud 2-0, Lindström, 1-1)

Lillehammer 5, Grüner 3
(L: Harms 1-1, Nick Dineen 0-2; G: Robin Olsen Syversen 0-3)

Jan. 10: Storhamar 8 Narvik 3
(S: Rasmus Ahlholm 2-1, Thoresen 1-2, Simen Andre Edvardsen 1-1, Cameranesi, Robin Dahlstrom 0-2; N: Svein Petter Falk-Larssen 2-0)

Jan. 9: Vålerenga 4, Stjernen 3 (OT)
(V: Kalle Ekelund (2-1) 4:11 OT; Lindström 1-2, Andreas Stene 0-2 S: Braden Christoffer 2-0, Sam Coatta 1-2)

Manglerud 4, Lillehammer 3
(M: Håkon Nilsen (2-0) game-winner 5:35 left; Corey Elkins 2-1, Bretzman 0-3, Booth 0-2 L: Brendan Ellis 0-3)

Sparta Sarpsborg 2, Grüner 1
(SS: Henrik Knold, Ohman; G: Sondre Hougen)

Jan. 7: Stavanger 3, Frisk Asker 2
(S: Dan Kissel (1-1) scored with two seconds left. Zajac 1-1; FA: Bastiansen tied with 8:03 left)

Standings (Wins (3 pts)-Wins in Overtime (2 pts)-Losses in Overtime (1 pt)-Losses-Pts): 1. Stavanger (28-2-1-2-89) 2. Storhamar (20-3-2-8-68) 3. Frisk Asker (19-1-0-13-59) 4. Lillehammer (17-0-6-11-57) 5. Vålerenga (16-3-2-12-56) 6. Stjernen (14-2-1-16-44 Federation deducted three points) 7. Sparta Sarpsborg (12-2-1-18-41) 8. Narvik (10-2-2-20-36) 9. Manglerud (10-2-1-20-32 Federation deducted three points) 10. Grüner (3-0-1-29-10)

(Flashscore.com)

Speedskating

Presume competition next weekend

European Championships Jan. 10-12 at Heerenveen, Netherlands

Jan. 12 Men’s 1,000m
(Medals: 1. Pavel Kulizhnikov (Russia) 1:07.09 (track, season best); 2. Thomas Krol (Netherlands) 1:07.82 (season best); 3. Kai Verbij (Netherlands) 1:08.38. Norwegians: 8. Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen 1:09.12 (season best); 15. Sindre Henriksen 1:10.0 (season best); 18. Henrik Fagerli Rukke 1:10.68 (season best).

Women’s 1,000m
(Medals: 1. Jutta Leerdam (Netherlands) 1:13.67 (personal record, season best); 2. Daria Kachanova (Russia) 1:13.90 (personal record, season best); 3. Yekaterina Shikova (Russia) 1:14.68 (season best). Norwegians: 11. Ida Njåtun 1:16.92 (season best) 12. Hege Bøkko 1:17.71 (season best).

Jan. 11 Men’s 500m
(Medals: 1. Kulizhnikov (Russia) 34.38 (season best); 2. Dai Dai Ntab (Netherlands) 34.47; 3. Ruslan Murashov (Russia) 34.59 (season best). Norwegians: 7. Lorentzen 35.00 (season best); 8. Bjørn Magnussen 35.15 (season best); 16. Odin By Farstad 35.68.)

Men’s 5,000m

(Medals: 1. Patrick Roest (Netherlands) 6:08.92 (track record); 2. Sven Kramer (Netherlands) 6:10.76 (season best); 3. Denis Yuskov (Russia) 6:12.26 (season best). Norwegians: 6. Sverre Lunde Pedersen 6:14.58 (season best); 12. Hallgeir Engebråten 6:25.5 (personal record, season best); 13. Håvard Bøkko 6:26.44)

Women’s 500m
(Medals: 1. Olga Faktulina (Russia) 37.40 (season best): 2. Vanessa Herzog (Austria) 37.49; 3. Angelina Golikova (Russia) 37.50. Norwegians: 10. Julie Nistad Samsonsen 39.05 (personal record, season best); 12. Njåtun 39.39; 13. Hege Bøkko 39.51)

Women’s 3,000m
(Medals: 1. Esmee Visser (Netherlands) 3:59.15 (season best); 2. Natalia Voronina (Russia) 4:01.66 (season best); 3. Francesca Lollobrigida (Italy) 4:10.66 (3) (national record, personal record, season best). Norwegians: 11. Sofie Karoline Haugen 4:07.06 (personal record, season best)

Jan. 10: Men’s 1,500m
(Medals: 1. Krol (Netherlands) 1:43.67 (season best); 2. Yuskov (Russia) 1:44.0 (season best); 3. Roest (Netherlands) 1:44.82. Norwegians: 4. Pedersen 1:45.43 (season best); 6. Henriksen 1:46.27 (season best); 10. Håvard Bøkko 1:47.16 (season best).

Women’s 1,500m
(Medals: 1. Ireen Wüst (Netherlands) 1:54.88; 2. Evgeniia Lalenkova (Russia) 1:55.22 (season best); 3. Yekaterina Shikova (Russia) 1:55.31 (season best). Norwegians: 12. Njåtun 1:58.44; 15. Sofie Karoline Haugen 2:00.89 (season best); 17. Ragne Wiklund 2:01.50) 
(speedskating results.com)

Soccer

Jan. 18In his first game for Borussia Dortmund, Erling Braut Haaland entered in the 56th minute, scored a hat trick, to rally Borussia Dortmund past Augsburg 5-3.

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