Latest Uschi Disl Stories

2006-02-16 07:48:56

By Mark Ledsom SAN SICARIO (Reuters) - French biathlete Florence Baverel-Robert pulled off a stunning upset by winning the gold medal in Thursday's 7.5-km Olympic sprint.

2006-02-07 09:33:31

By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - Germany's three-time Olympic luge gold medallist Georg Hackl has refused to be his country's flagbearer during Friday's Turin Olympics opening ceremony He wants to focus on his race the next day, a team official said on Tuesday.

2006-02-05 08:18:24

By Mark Ledsom GENEVA (Reuters) - Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen will again be the man to beat in this month's Olympic biathlon disciplines following his unprecedented sweep of the gold medals in Salt Lake four years ago.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.