Nordic skiing

Primoz Roglic of Slovenia celebrates on the podium after winning La Vuelta cycling race in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
September 15, 2019 - 5:38 pm
MADRID (AP) — Less than a decade ago, Primoz Roglic was flying through the air on a pair of skis with no thoughts of ever being earthbound on a bike. On Sunday the Slovenian claimed one of cycling's biggest prizes, winning the three-week Spanish Vuelta. Roglic only took up cycling in 2012 after he...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 5, 2019 file photo, Winter Olympics Milano Cortina bid IOC Evaluation Commission manager Octavian Morariu talks during an IOC Evaluation Commission meeting, in Milan, Italy. The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates. The IOC says its own polling in March showed "83% support in Italy" and "55% in favor in Sweden." (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
May 24, 2019 - 10:57 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looked stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates published Friday. Polling by the International Olympic Committee, which typically looks to get a warm welcome from host...
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March 20, 2019 - 4:07 pm
MUNICH (AP) — As many as 21 athletes from five sports may have been part of a doping ring stretching around the world, German prosecutors said Wednesday. Austrian police arrested five competitors at the Nordic skiing world championships last month and the case has since spread to cycling. Munich...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2014, file photo, United States' Susan Dunklee shoots during the women's biathlon 7.5k sprint at the Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The Americans have never won an Olympic medal in biathlon. The organization for the sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting is trying to change that with a revamped blueprint. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, File)
March 05, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The leader of the U.S. biathlon program sat down for a recent dinner at a bar in Park City, Utah, when he happened to glance at the television. There, on the screen, was a biathlon competition . On TV. In a bar. In the U.S. "I've waited," CEO Max Cobb said, "30 years for that moment." One day soon...
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Austrian Federal Police officers stand at the finish area of a men's cross country skiing 15km classic competition, at the Nordic Ski World Championships, in Seefeld, Austria, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Austrian authorities say five elite athletes and four others have been arrested in doping raids in the country and neighboring Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
March 03, 2019 - 10:45 am
VIENNA (AP) — The blood doping case which started with police raids at the Nordic skiing world championships four days ago spread to cycling on Sunday. In Austria, authorities confirmed local media reports that an Austrian professional cyclist admitted to doping after being arrested on Friday...
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Austrian Federal Police officers stand at the finish area of a men's cross country skiing 15km classic competition, at the Nordic Ski World Championships, in Seefeld, Austria, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Austrian authorities say five elite athletes and four others have been arrested in doping raids in the country and neighboring Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
March 01, 2019 - 11:41 am
VIENNA (AP) — A police video showing Austrian skier Max Hauke apparently caught with a needle in his arm during a doping raid has led to consequences for the leaker. Austria's Federal Police Office said Friday the person who shared the video on a messaging app was "immediately removed from duty."...
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A man is arrested by a customs officer during a doping raid in Erfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Several people were arrested in doping raids in Austria and Germany during the Nordic skiing world championships. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
February 27, 2019 - 3:27 pm
SEEFELD, Austria (AP) — Five elite skiers and a doctor were among nine people arrested Wednesday in doping raids in Austria and Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships, and police say they're on the trail of dopers in other sports too. Austria's Federal Police Office said the raids...
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Gold medal's winner United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, right, and silver medallist Sweden's Anna Swenn Larsson talk during the medals ceremony for the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
February 16, 2019 - 12:52 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the skiing world championships (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Mikaela Shiffrin was joined by her Swedish good luck charm again during her slalom victory. Shiffrin called Emma Lundell, a young cross-country skier who she met in 2012 on the day of her first career World...
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February 11, 2019 - 10:33 am
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Maximilian Reinelt, an Olympic gold medalist rower from Germany who was a long-time member of the country's successful men's eights crew, has died. He was 30. Police in the Swiss canton (state) of Graubuenden said Reinelt collapsed while cross-country skiing in St...
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FILE - In this Saturday March 14, 2015 file photo, winner Mikaela Shiffrin of the US, left, celebrates with her fan Emma Lundell on the podium after the women's FIS Alpine Ski World Cup slalom in Are, Sweden. Mikaela Shiffrin is adding a new twist to the usual relationship between star athlete and worshipping fans. The overall World Cup leader and two-time Olympic champion has started a social media campaign labeled (hashstag) IAmYourBiggestFan to shine light on some of her supporters who she draws inspiration from. Consider cancer survivor Emma Lundell, a young cross country skier from Sweden who Shiffrin met back in 2012 on the day of her first career World Cup victory in Are. (AP Photo/Pontus Lundahl, TT, File ) SWEDEN OUT
February 04, 2019 - 12:04 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin is adding a new twist to the usual relationship between star athlete and worshipping fans. She's putting the spotlight on the fans. The overall World Cup skiing leader and two-time Olympic champion has quietly started a social media campaign labeled (hashstag)...
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