Tagged: Sport

Cross Country: Bjørgen and Hafsås won

Norway’s Marit Bjørgen and Ronny Hafsås both won gold at the season’s opening cross-country World Cup at Beitostølen, Norway on Saturday. Hafsås won the 15km race and Bjørgen the 10km. Norway’s cross country Queen and...

Norway’s Boasson Hagen wins Eneco Tour

Norwegian cyclist Edvald Boasson Hagen has won the Eneco Tour, the eight-day cycling race held each year in Belgium and the Netherlands. In the final run Boasson Hagen (22), of the Columbia team, finished 45 seconds ahead of...

The Oslo Bislett Games to be kicked off on Friday

  Oslo June 30 – With temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), and with an even hotter forecast by the end of the week, it is clear that the ExxonMobil Bislett Games is going to...

The Extreme Sport week in Voss

Ekstremsportveko is the biggest sport and music festival of its kind, and is hosted every year in Voss, Western Norway. Ekstremsportveko host competitions in kayaking, rafting, mtb-bmx, kiting, skydiving, paragliding, hanggliding, multisport, freeride, big air,...

Thorkildsen gets healthy start to 2009

As he made his way down the runway, Andreas Thorkildsen could feel the cramping in his back with each step, even though he was only pushing himself at about two-thirds strength. Generating enough speed to muscle...