Posts Tagged Nordic skiing

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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Norwegian great Marit Bjoergen wins her 14th world title

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway easily won the women’s cross-country skiing relay on Thursday to give Marit Bjoergen her 14th career world championship title.

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Olsson of Sweden wins 15K freestyle race at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — When a viral illness ruined the early part of his season, Johan Olsson wasn’t sure whether he’d even get a chance at one more world championship title.

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