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Nordic Combined

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  • World champ Lodwick toasts small French cars

     
    Nordic combined world champion Todd Lodwick says he has a new thing to love about France. The old one was French wine. The new one is the size of the cars many French drive. That may have saved Lodwick's life......
  • Cross-country skier Kikkan Randall reaps the rewards of fame

     
    Reporting from Chicago -- Cross-country skiing is enormously popular in Europe but has a much lower profile here. Alaskan Kikkan Randall, who last year became the first American woman to win a World Cup race when she triumphed in a......
  • The envelope, please: My athletes of year, decade

     
    The year after a Summer Olympics is supposed to be a time when the stars of the previous Games catch their breath while the likely stars of the next Winter Games give the Olympic world some breathless anticipation. So it......
  • Complete event schedule for 2010 Winter Olympics

     
    Here's the complete, sport-by-sport schedule for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. All times are Pacific standard time and are subject to change. For a television schedule, go here. ALPINE SKIING At Whistler Creekside Saturday, Feb. 13...
  • IOC seeks straight dope, action on widespread Russian doping

     
    VANCOUVER, Canada -- International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge is concerned enough about doping among Russian biathletes and cross-country skiers that he has raised the issue with Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev. ``We have...
  • Mark Grimmette: "I'm still shaking" after being chosen to carry U.S. flag

     
    It was only fitting that U.S. Olympic flag bearer Mark Grimmette learned about his selection from his doubles teammate, Brian Martin. Grimmette, of Muskegon, Mich., and Martin, of Palo Alto, have teamed to become the most successful luge duo in......
  • Johnny Spillane (silver) wins first-ever medal for U.S. in Nordic Combined

     
    American Johnny Spillane won the silver medal in the Nordic Combined on Sunday at Whistler Olympic Park, the first-ever medal for the United States in the Nordic Combined, which features one jump on the normal hill and a 10-kilometer cross-country......
  • Todd Lodwick, Johnny Spillane in good position for U.S.' first-ever Nordic combined medal

     
    Americans Todd Lodwick and Johnny Spillane are in contention to earn their nation's first-ever medal in the Nordic combined after completing the ski jump portion of the event at Whistler Olympic Park on Sunday morning. Lodwick, a five-time Olympian,...
  • Nikita Kriukov wins gold medal in men's individual classic cross-country skiing

     
    Russia's Nikita Kriukov edged countryman Alexander Panzhinskiy in a photo finish to win the gold medal in the men's individual classic cross-country sprint race. Kriukov's winning time was 3 minutes, 36.3 seconds. The bronze medal went to Norway's...
  • Norway wins gold in men's cross-country freestyle team sprint

     
    Norway won the gold medal in the men's cross-country skiing freestyle team sprint at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Monday, finishing with a time of 19:01. Germany won the silver in 19:02.3. Russia won the bronze in 19:02.5 The U.S.......
  • U.S. wins its first medal in team Nordic combined

     
    The team of Brett Camerota (Park City, Utah), Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, Colo.), Billy Demong (Vermontville, N.Y.) and Johnny Spillane (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) made history for the United States, winning the silver medal in the team Nordic...
  • U.S. in second place in team Nordic combined

     
    The United States is in second place after the large hill portion of the team Nordic combined competition, with the 4x5-kilometer relay scheduled for 2 p.m. this afternoon. The American quartet of Brett Camerota (Park City, Utah), Todd Lodwick (Steamboat....