Tagged: World Cup

Lise Klaveness

Another glass ceiling to fall at World Cup

NRK’s Lise Klaveness will be the first female expert at a men’s World Cup tournament Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo NRK will send Lise Klaveness to this summer’s soccer men’s World Cup in Russia, as...

Norway out of the Women’s World Cup

Norway eliminated after a 1-2 loss to England Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly The Norwegian women’s soccer team started strong in the 2015 FIFA World Cup, earning two wins and a draw in the...

The World Cup’s most Norwegian team

If you want to cheer for a Norwegian in the World Cup, keep your eyes on Costa Rica Molly Andrus Norwegian American Weekly Norway may not be taking the field in Brazil this summer,...

Blanc drops France W.Cup squad for Norway game

PARIS — New France coach Laurent Blanc Friday has punished the country’s farcical World Cup squad by dropping each of the 23 players for a friendly against Norway next month. For Full Story &...

Snowboard World Cup at Tryvann in 2012

Unanimous yes in Barcelona Saturday: Oslo is the World Championships in 2012 – provided that the Ministry of Environment approves the development of the Oslo Winter Park. Snowboard Federation might rejoice in Barcelona Saturday:...

Bjørgen, Northug win cross-country World Cup sprint

Norway has won the men’s and women’s cross-country World Cup sprints, while American Andrew Newell finished sixth in the men’s race. Petter Northug finished in 4 minutes, 09.9 seconds in the men’s 1-kilometer race...

Resurgent Svindal wins Gardena super-G

Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal powered to his first win of the season in a close super-G race at the Saslong Classic on Friday. Last season’s World Cup overall and super-G champion had managed only...

Svindal finishes 9th in Super G

The Face de Bellevarde slope in Val d’Isere, France didn’t make many friends during last season’s FIS World Championships, but she was singing today (Dec. 11) under sunny skies as the men of the...