Posts Tagged Men’s skiing

Northug leads Norway to men’s relay gold at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Petter Northug showed again that he’s almost unbeatable in a sprint finish, leading Norway to the men’s cross-country relay gold Friday for the fifth straight time at the world championships.

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Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt was quickest again in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill on the demanding Kandahar slope.

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Norway restores order by winning women’s cross-country relay

Austria's Bernhard Gruber reacts after winning the 10km individual race during the Nordic Combined Gundersen LH HS134/10,0 (K) at the 2015 FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.  (AP Photo, TT, Anders Wiklund) SWEDEN OUT

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway restored some order to women’s cross-country skiing by easily winning the 4×5-kilometer relay at the world championships on Thursday.

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Germany’s Freund wins large hill ski jump at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — German ski jumper Severin Freund had the best score in both rounds to win the large hill event Thursday for his second gold medal of the Nordic skiing world championships.

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Gruber leads Nordic combined event at worlds after ski jump

Austria's Bernhard Gruber soars during the Nordic Combined Large Hill Individual competition at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Bernhard Gruber of Austria pulled away from Francois Braud of France on the final lap to win the Nordic combined large hill event for his first individual world championship title.

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