Tagged: world championships

Brovold misses the gold by millimeters

Tore Brovold lost the World Cup final in skeet shooting after a long shoot-off. The pigeons are cast out one or two at a time, either from the left or the right. The shooters...

One Month to go: Oslo 2011

Oslo aims to stage the best FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in history from 24th February to 6th March 2011. The sports program is tightly packed with 21 events over 11 days. There will...

Speed Walking: Silver to Trond Nymark

On Aug. 21 Norway’s Trond Nymark won the silver medal in the 50-kilometer walk at the world championships in Berlin. “It was about time to win a medal,” said the happy speed walker from Bergen....

Cycling: Boasson Hagen third in Poland

On Sunday August 9, 22-year-old Edvald Boasson Hagen (Columbia-HTC), from Lillehammer, Norway placed third in the Tour of Poland. The toughest stage of the tour saw Hagen sprint to his second victory on August 8....

Swimming: WC Bronze for Snildal in Rome

Ingvild Snildal (20), from Asker, captured the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly at the World Championships in Rome on Saturday. This was Norway’s first WC medal in swimming in 31 years. “I am shocked....

Soccer: Norwegian host cities chosen for WC 2016

Oslo, Stavanger, Trondheim and Lillestrøm will be host cities for the Football World Cup 2016, if Norway and Sweden will be chosen co-hosts for the World Championships. Bodø and Bergen were left out. All...