Tagged: Sports

Warholm does his best at second best

The fastest man in Norway isn’t giving up Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Only 10 months into his reign as world champion, Karsten Warholm has already been surpassed by Abderrahman Samba from Qatar. “We will...

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Vipers sting Larvik with rare defeat

Vipers end Larvik’s nine-year streak of women’s handball triple titles with one of its own Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Larvik HK (håndball klub) has won the league, the cup, and the playoff nine years...

Elverum wins at men’s handball—again

Seven times victorious Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Elverum are Norwegian champions once again, after beating ØIF Arendal 35-24 on May 22. After one win each, in the first two final games, Elverum was the...

"Now I am a machine"

The Bergen Brann’s Carl-Erik Torp on Monday was operated to place the AED he had to have after his collapse during the game against Sogndal last weekend. “When the operation was over, I was...

It's a Matter of Pride for Norway's Krohn

This year Anders “The Viking” Krohn is taking a giant step closer to his goal of becoming only the second Norwegian race car driver to compete in the world’s greatest auto race, the Indianapolis...

A century of Gjøa

Venerable soccer club in Brooklyn, N.Y., honors 100 years this year By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly This is certainly a year for celebration: Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen is recognized this year for...

Medal and closing ceremony

The Cross-Country 50 km for men on Sunday is the last competition in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championship 2011. The medal ceremony will take place in the Cross-Country arena immediately after the race...

Oslo: Bjørgen wins first Championship Gold

Norway’s cross-country queen, Marit Bjørgen, captured the first gold medal of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 in Oslo, when she won the women’s 1.3km freestyle sprint on Thursday. ““It’s a fantastic start for me....

Cross Country: Northug fit for fight

Norway’s top cross country skier Petter Northug, who has not competed this season, after he was declared overtrained a few weeks ago, will participate in the Norwegian Cup Saturday. Following tests last weekend, which...