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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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.
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.
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.
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.