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2014-05-30 08:23:02

HELSINKI, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finnish Juha Mieto was defeated by Swedish Thomas Wassberg in the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics by only 0,01 seconds. And that is the smallest ever margin in the history of cross-country skiing. This traumatic event has not been forgotten in the minds of the Finns. The Nordic sport nation has experienced many other bitter defeats, but never by such a small margin as a hundredth of a second. Now is the time to seek revenge! The...

2014-04-07 23:27:07

Multi-year strategic partnership between ZapEvent and American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation kicks off Birkie Bonus promtion Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ZapEvent is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) for online event registration. Founded in 1973, the “Birkie” hosts the largest ski race in North America. The new multi-year strategic partnership with ABSF gives ZapEvent the opportunity to run all aspects of online...

2014-03-14 12:25:35

#WHATSTHRE SOCHI, Russia, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Mark Arendz gutted out an 11th-place biathlon finish on Friday at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Sharp all week while winning two medals, the Paralympic gods dealt the 24-year-old Canuck a blow heading into the final biathlon competition with an intense head cold. Debating whether to even start, the Harstville, P.E.I. native put all the energy he had on the line, but struggled to 11th in the men's standing...

2014-01-30 23:30:08

David Howell, Channel IQ Director and industry influencer in Brand Protection, shares insight and best practice with manufacturers and retailers at the 2014 SnowSports Show in Denver, Colorado Saturday, February 1, 2014. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Channel IQ, the world’s leading provider of online pricing intelligence, brand protection and channel management solutions, today announced that Director of Brand Protection David Howell will present a special seminar at SnowSports...

2011-03-17 09:28:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from City of Stockholm at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=564a3bda-f1c1-4b5d-bf4f-1b558ad1873c&lr=ls The Royal Palace Sprint is a world cup cross country ski race where the track is around the Royal Palace in the Old Town of Stockholm. The race takes place each year in mid-March and it appeals to cross country lovers as well as everyone who appreciates an unusual event in the heart of the city...


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