Posts Tagged Sweden

Northug wins 50K race for 4th gold of Nordic skiing worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Petter Northug wrapped up his most successful championships with the kind of performance that has made him the world’s top cross-country skier.

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Johaug upstages Bjoergen to win 30K race at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Therese Johaug upstaged Norwegian teammate Marit Bjoergen by winning the women’s 30-kilometer cross-country race by almost a minute Saturday, ending the Nordic skiing world championships as the most successful woman with three golds.

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Norway wins ski jump team event at world championships

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway won the ski jump team event on Saturday to end Austria’s streak of five straight victories at the world championships.

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France leads Nordic combined team sprint after ski jump

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — France defended its world championship title in the Nordic combined team sprint event Saturday after Jason Lamy Chappuis held off Germany’s Johannes Rydzek in the final sprint.

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Spanish claim leg 4 in Ocean Race by just 4 minutes

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spanish team MAPFRE, skippered by stand-in Xabi Fernandez, claimed an epic victory in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race with just over four minutes to spare after 20 days sailing.

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