Tagged: Olympics 2010

Norway Does It Their Way

Tiny country’s athletes rack up medals, but skeptics dismiss them; ‘Probably born on skis’ By the end of these Olympic Games, the Norwegians will have pulled off what is, arguably, one of the finest...

Norway's Bjørgen takes sprint gold

Norway’s Marit Bjørgen won the Olympic Games women’s sprint classic on Wednesday as World Cup leader Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland took silver. Slovenia’s Petra Madjic, who was suffering from a painful rib injury, claimed...

Ice Hockey: Canada crushes Norway 8-0 in opener

Dany Heatley and Jarome Iginla scored two goals each as Canada beat Norway 8-0 in their opening game of the men’s Olympic hockey tournament on Tuesday. Roberto Luongo recorded a shutout stopping all 15...

Norway's Northug flops in 15K; coach blames skis

British Columbia — The bounce-back Olympics for Norway got off to a bad start when cross-country superstar Petter Northug quickly realized no amount of strength, speed or stamina could make up for his substandard...

Cross Country Canada names Inge Bråten new coach

CANMORE, Alta.—Cross Country Canada solidified the final dimension to its world-leading coaching and technical support team by naming Norway’s Inge Bråten as Senior National Team Coach, the national body announced on April 3. Bråten...