Latest FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Stories
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By Bill Barclay PRAGELATO, Italy (Reuters) - Germany will start with a 10-second advantage in the 4x5 km cross-country section of the Nordic combined on Thursday after retaining their lead in the ski jumping section.
By Bill Barclay PRAGELATO, Italy (Reuters) - Norway, historically one of the most successful nations at the Winter Olympics, appears to have lost its Midas touch.
By Elizabeth Piper TURIN (Reuters) - German men took the first two gold medals in the 20th Winter Games on Saturday but the Olympic dream was spoilt for one team member when a sports arbitration court refused to lift a five-day suspension.
By Gideon Long PRAGELATO, Italy (Reuters) - Georg Hettich of Germany staged a major upset on the opening day of the Winter Olympics on Saturday when he won the gold medal in the Nordic combined individual Gundersen.
By Antonella Ciancio and Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - A row over doping threatened to taint the opening of the Winter Olympics on Friday as athletes and dignitaries prepared for an inaugural ceremony launching two weeks of sport.
TURIN (Reuters) - Eight cross-country skiers including an Olympic gold medallist have been suspended for five days after tests showed they had an abnormally high red blood cell count on the day the Turin Winter Olympics open.
By Clare Fallon TURIN (Reuters) - Ski racing has grown stale and its masters are opposed to change, Olympic favorite Bode Miller says. A second tour, to rival the World Cup, would spice up competition and generate more interest in the sport, Miller told a pre-Olympic news conference on Tuesday.
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