Tagged: Italy

Resurgent Svindal wins Gardena super-G

Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal powered to his first win of the season in a close super-G race at the Saslong Classic on Friday. Last season’s World Cup overall and super-G champion had managed only...

Golf: Second LET title for Marianne Skarpnord

Norway’s Marianne Skarpnord rolled in a six foot birdie putt at the third playoff hole to clinch her second Ladies European Tour victory at the Carta Si Ladies Italian Open in Milan. The 23-year-old...

The Norwegian Institute in Rome celebrates 50

On Sept. 25, Her Majesty The Queen attended the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Norwegian Institute in Rome, writes Kongehuset on its website The Institute is marking the occasion with a variety...

Norwegian solar power in Italy

Norwegian energy provider Statkraft is constructing its first solar park 60 kilometres to the south of Rome. Several other projects are also planned in the south of Italy. The solar power plant in the...

Javelin: Thorkildsen wins in Rome

Norway’s two-time Olympic champion Andreas Thorkildsen, from Kristiansand, Norway won the javelin event at Rome’s Golden Gala on Friday with a final throw of 87.46m. Finnish world champion Tero Pitkamaki came second. Pitkamaki had...