Tag: Cross country skiing

Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history and the United States women's cross-country team won its first medal ever — and it...
Goggia gets gold; Russian women close in on ending drought

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else. ...
Rydzek leads German sweep in Nordic combined at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — From fifth to first, Johannes Rydzek got his gold. ...
Column: Olympics should be reserved for the best athletes

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Liz Swaney deserves kudos for dedication. And...
As athletes struggle, Kim Jong Un dreams of Olympic glory

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Kim Jong Un wants to turn his country into an international sports power — think East Germany in the 1970s...
Norway continues cross-country dominance with relay win

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo grabbed the Norwegian flag as he headed for the finish line and gave it a big wave,...
Russians face unfamiliar wait for first Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don't have a gold medal. ...
‘Shirtless’ Tongan skier, others ‘live to fight another day’

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The "shirtless" Tongan, all covered up to keep warm this time, had only one thought as he maneuvered around the...
‘Super Dario’ pulls off 3-peat in cross-country 15K free

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Switzerland's Dario Cologna has solidified his legacy as one of the best distance cross-country skiers of all time. ...
Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen. ...

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