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Nordic Combined

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  • Sweden wins gold in cross-country skiing relay

     
    Sweden won the gold medal in men's cross-country skiing relay after Marcus Hellner pulled away on the last leg for his second gold medal of the Olympics. Sweden finished the 4x10-kilometer race in 1 hour 45 minutes 5.4 seconds. Norway......
  • Thursday's Winter Olympics schedule

     
    Thursday, Feb. 25 All Times Pacific Cross-Country Skiing At Whistler Olympic Park Women’s 4X5Km Relay Classic/Free, 11 a.m. Curling At Vancouver Olympic Centre Women’s Semifinals, 9 a.m. Men’s Semifinals, 2 p.m. Figure Skating At Pacific Coliseum...
  • Bill Demong wins gold, Johnny Spillane silver in large hill Nordic Combined

     
    Bill Demong won gold and Johnny Spillane won silver, his third silver medal of the Vancouver Games, in large hill Nordic Combined on Thursday. Demong, starting sixth in the 10-kilometer cross-country after the morning ski jump, quickly made up time......
  • Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland wins gold in women's 30-kilometer classical cross-country skiing

     
    Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland denied Marit Bjoergen a fourth gold medal of the Olympics, beating the Norwegian in a frantic final sprint to win the 30-kilometer classical cross-country race at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Saturday. Kowalczyk and...
  • Live from Vancouver, it's the Winter Olympics closing ceremony

     
    8:00: The show is over. One of the best closing ceremonies you will ever want to see. Well done, Canada. Thank you, Vancouver, for your hospitality and personal warmth. I consider myself part Canadian now. 7:55: Hip-hop dancers XXS and......
  • Polish cross-country skier tests positive for banned substance

     
    Poland's Olympic committee announced Thursday one of its cross-country skiers tested positive for a banned substance during the Vancouver Olympics. Kornelia Marek tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO after helping Poland finish sixth in the...
  • Sequoia skiing

     
    Had enough of winter? Don't head to the beach just yet. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks still have plenty of snow for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing — about 6 feet right now in the Wuksachi Village area — but......
  • Updates at Yosemite's Badger Pass feel like fresh powder

    Updates at Yosemite's Badger Pass feel like fresh powder
    There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to dress up a dowager, especially when this unique lady celebrates a diamond anniversary. Besides the new paint on its old lodge, the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park now boasts state-of-the-art...
  • Details on Yosemite's winter activities

    Winter activities at a glance: Ice skating: Daily skating sessions at the Curry Village Ice Rink are from 3:30 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. On weekends and holidays, the rink is open for four 2 1/2 -hour sessions, beginning at 8:30 a.m., noon, 3:30...
  • September 11 - Kris Freeman

    September 11 - Kris Freeman
    Kris Freeman is a 10-time national champion, the number one cross-country skier in the United States and the second most successful American cross-country skier of all time. At age 28 he will be competing in his third Olympics this February in Vancouver....
  • Do you have Olympic ambitions?

    Do you have Olympic ambitions?
    Attention Olympic hopefuls: If you want to minimize your risk of injury, you're better off competing in a Summer Games sport than a Winter Games event. That's the conclusion of a new study that analyzed 287 injury reports from the 2010 Winter Games in...
  • In Saugatuck, life's a beach--and much more

    In a personal and strictly unscientific observation, the world of weekend getawayers seems to be divided into two groups: Chicagoans who have been to Saugatuck, Mich., and Chicagoans who have not. Upon hearing that I was going to Saugatuck, their...