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Nordic Combined

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  • Dario Cologna wins a second Sochi gold medal

    Dario Cologna wins a second Sochi gold medal
    SOCHI, Russia -- Swiss cross country skier Dario Cologna easily won the men's 15-kilometer classic race on Friday for his second gold medal of the Sochi Olympics. Wearing short sleeves on another mild day at the Laura Cross country Ski and Biathlon...
  • Third athlete fails doping test at Sochi Olympics

    Third athlete fails doping test at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- Ukrainian cross-country skier Marina Lisogor has tested positive for a banned substance, the country's National Olympic Committee said Saturday. “The International Olympic Committee's Disciplinary Commission officially informed...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 20, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Pope Francis is unfazed as the wind blows his collar up into the air during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Krasnaya Polyana, Russia: Members of Germany's Nordic combined ski team jump for joy...
  • A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake

    A Visit To A Rare Atlantic White Cedar Forest On Upper Bolton Lake
    I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair." But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
  • Go Away With ... Kikkan Randall

    Go Away With ... Kikkan Randall
    Three-time Olympian Kikkan Randall was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she made her Olympic debut at the 2002 Winter Games. While the cross-country skier will have to wait until the end of January to learn if she has won a spot to compete at the...
  • Russia's Sochi can make a name for itself at Winter Olympics

    Russia's Sochi can make a name for itself at Winter Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — The snow report. Ticket sales. Train times. Terrorist threats. Construction problems. Civil rights. In this Olympic winter, there's plenty to talk about here. But if your host is translator and guide Anna Trotsenko, those topics...
  • For Colorado's Beaver Creek, skiing is just a small part of its outsize appeal

    For Colorado's Beaver Creek, skiing is just a small part of its outsize appeal
    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — This resort sometimes gets brushed aside because of all the attention showered on its big sibling just down the road, Vail. But labeling Beaver Creek as an intimate little resort isn't entirely accurate. In addition to the...
  • Taking the kids to Keystone, Colo.

    Taking the kids to Keystone, Colo.
    Want to be king of winter for a day? Step right up would-be Ice Queens, too. Sit right down on the ice throne — the largest snow structure in ski country at Keystone Resort, complete with ice slide and kid-sized tunnel. "Really fun," said...
  • Making the most of winter in Chicago

    Making the most of winter in Chicago
    Living in Chicago means having a complimentary lifetime pass to complain about winter all you like. But true Chicagoans know when to bury that pass deep in their parka pockets and embrace the season. Here are some ideas for making the most of winter and...
  • Pictures in the News | February 20, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games

    High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games
    The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics. With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
  • Skiers, rowers may not have more back pain: study

    Skiers, rowers may not have more back pain: study
    (Reuters) - Competitive rowers and cross-country skiers may not have any more chronic lower back pain than the rest of us despite putting constant stress on their backs, according to a Norwegian study. Elite athletes in certain sports that ask a lot of...