Thursday , 30 March 2017

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Kraft sets world record in ski jumping

March 18, 2017  |   News

VIKERSUND, Norway — Stefan Kraft set a ski jump world record during a World Cup on Saturday. Kraft jumped 253.5 metres while representing Austria in the first round of the team competition. That beat the mark of 252 by Robert Johansson of Norway earlier in the event. Before Saturday, the ...
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Norway's Klaebo wins men's 15-kilometre race at World Cup; Canada's Harvey 4th

March 18, 2017  |   News

QUEBEC — Johannes Klaebo won the men’s 15 kilometre classical style race just ahead of fellow Norwegian Niklas Dyrhaug at the cross country World Cup finals on Saturday. Alexander Bessmertnykh of Russia was third while Canada’s Alex Harvey was fourth in a race that ended in a mass sprint. Harvey ...
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Shiffrin in striking distance after 1st slalom run at finals

March 18, 2017  |   News

ASPEN, Colo. — New overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin remained in the chase of a slalom race after the first run at World Cup Finals, trailing Petra Vlhova of Slovakia by a slim margin. Vlhova set the pace by finishing in 45.52 seconds on a sun-drenched course Saturday. Frida Hansdotter of ...
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Norway's Bjoergen wins 10-kilometre event at World Cup in Quebec City

March 18, 2017  |   News

QUEBEC — Marit Bjoergen edged Norwegian teammate Heidi Weng on the final stretch to win the women’s 10 kilometre event Saturday at the cross country World Cup finals. Bjoergen, unbeaten in the event this season, won by 0.6 seconds. Krista Parmakoski of Finland was third. Emily Nishikawa was top Canadian ...
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Frenzel wins Nordic combined World Cup, closes in on title

March 18, 2017  |   News

SCHONACH, Germany — Eric Frenzel took a big step toward an unprecedented fifth straight Nordic combined World Cup overall title on Saturday with his second successive victory while closest rival Johannes Rydzek finished third. Olympic champion Frenzel placed seventh in the ski jump for a six-second advantage over Rydzek. But ...
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Dahlmeier secures pursuit title in biathlon World Cup

March 18, 2017  |   News

OSLO — Germany’s Laura Dahlmeier secured the biathlon World Cup pursuit title after finishing ninth in Saturday’s race. Dahlmeier came into the race with a sizeable points lead. She started 31st following a poor performance in Friday’s sprint but swiftly moved up through the field. The German adds the pursuit ...
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Bump Brothers: Wilsons stay on barbed wire road to Olympics

March 18, 2017  |   News

The first jump on the road to the Olympics came near a lonely stretch of Interstate 90 on the Continental Divide in Montana. Moguls skiers Brad and Bryon Wilson built the jump off a rock near the bottom of the hill. Often, they would ski through the moguls and off ...
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