Tagged: Vancouver 2010

Norway curlers continue loud pants tradition

Norwegian curling is changing the way the sport thinks about pants one tournament at a time. At last month’s Winter Games, the Norwegian men’s curling team created a stir when they showed up wearing...

USA a Nordic Ski Nation

American athletes embrace and succeed in cross-country skiing and ski jumping. By John Erik Stacy, 12 March 2010. Nordic skiing is an American sport. As you are choking on your coffee, consider this: Bill...

Biathlon (Ladies' 15 km): Norway's Berger claims gold

Tora Berger claimed Norway’s sixth medal of the Winter Games on Thursday when she won the women’s 15km individual biathlon title. Elena Khrustaleva of Kazakhstan took silver with Darya Domracheva of Belarus claiming bronze....

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...

Koss the Boss to lift Norway

If Norway’s speedskating team did not already have their rivals on their guard then the sight of quadruple Olympic gold medalist Johann Olav Koss at the sidelines will give them an extra frisson of...