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Nordic skiing: World Cup results

Nordic skiing World Cup results from the World Cup finals in Falun, Sweden on Saturday: Women Skiathlon 7.5km Classic + 7.5km Free 1. Therese Johaug (NOR) 41min 8.9sec, 2. Marit Bjoergen (NOR) at 33.6sec, 3. Kerttu Niskanen (FIN) 56.6, 4. Heidi Weng (NOR) 1min 7.6sec, 5. Charlotte Kalla (SWE) 1:07.9 Distance World Cup final standings (after 14 races) 1. Therese Johaug (NOR) 750 points, 2. Marit Bjoergen (NOR) 705, 3. Kerttu Niskanen (FIN) 502, 4. Charlotte Kalla (SWE) 473, 5. Heidi Weng (NOR) 448

Alpine Skiing: Men's World Cup downhill results

Men's World Cup alpine skiing results on Wednesday after the downhill: 1. Matthias Mayer (AUT) 1:29.99 2. Christof Innerhofer (ITA) 1:30.10 2. Ted Ligety (USA) 1:30.10 4. Peter Fill (ITA) 1:30.12 5. Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) 1:30.19 6. Travis Ganong (USA) 1:30.51 7. Sandro Viletta (SWI) 1:30.55 8. Bode Miller (USA) 1:30.61 9. Carlo Janka (SWI) 1:30.79 10. Adrien Theaux (FRA) 1:30.98 11. Patrick Kueng (SWI) 1:30.99 12. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR) 1:31.26 13. Manuel Osborne-Paradis (CAN) 1:31.36

Alpine Skiing: men's World Cup results

Men's World Cup alpine skiing results on Saturday after the giant slalom at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia: 1. Ted Ligety (USA) 2min 30.80sec (1:12.66 + 1:18.14) 2. Benjamin Raich (AUT) 2:30.98 (1:14.27 + 1:16.71) 3. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) 2:31.05 (1:13.08 + 1:17.97) 4. Marcel Hirscher (AUT) 2:31.43 (1:13.40 + 1:18.03) 5. Fritz Dopfer (GER) 2:31.58 (1:13.19 + 1:18.39) 6. Roberto Nani (ITA) 2:31.78 (1:14.11 + 1:17.67) 7. Mathieu Faivre (FRA) 2:31.88 (1:14.71 + 1:17.17) 8. Tim Jitloff (USA) 2:32.01 (1:15.03 + 1:16.98)

Nordic skiing: World Cup results

Nordic skiing World Cup results on Sunday in Lahti, Finland: Men's 15 kilometre freestyle 1. Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) 33:05.5, 2. Daniel Richardsson (SWE) at 10.7, 3. Alexander Legkov (RUS) 11.2, 4. Anders Gloeersen (NOR) 45.3, 5. Finn Haagen Grogh (NOR) 49.5 Distance standings (after 12 of 14 races) 1. Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) 441 pts, 2. Alexander Legkov (RUS) 378, 3. Chris Andre Jespersen (NOR) 354,4, Alex Harvey (CAN) 274, 5. Alexey Poltoranin (RUS) 267 Overall World Cup standings (after 23 of 28 races)

Alpine skiing: World Cup results

Downhill results from the men's World Cup race on Friday at Kvitfjell, Norway: Downhill

Cross country: Unhappy Norwegian men end Games on a low note

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Norway's male cross country skiers sounded both mystified and downhearted on Sunday after a Winter Games where they started as one of the favorites but underperformed badly. In the six events they contested, they won just one gold and a bronze. Sunday's 50 kilometer freestyle mass start was the last chance to claim a podium finish but once again Norway left the course without medals. The best performer was Martin Johnsrud Sundby, who ended in fourth.

Olympics: Russia take biathlon gold as Bjoerndalen misses out

Russia took gold Saturday in a dramatic men's team relay at the Sochi Games which saw Norwegian star Ole Einar Bjoerndalen miss out on a chance for a historic ninth gold medal. Four teams were neck-and-neck on the final leg of the relay but Norway's anchorman Emil Hegle Svendsen endured a disastrous final standing shoot that put his team out of the running. Russian home favourite Anton Shipulin secured the gold by sprinting clear of Germany's Simon Schempp in the home straight, finishing in 1 hour 12min 15.9sec with Germany 3.5 sec behind. Austria took the bronze.

Cross country: Norway's Bjoergen wins 30km gold medal

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Norway's Marit Bjoergen won the Olympic women's cross-country 30km freestyle gold medal at the Sochi Winter Games on Saturday. Compatriot Therese Johaug took silver and Kristin Stoermer Steira, another Norwegian, claimed the bronze. (Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

Olympics: Norway's Bjoergen takes record sixth gold medal

Norwegian cross country skier Marit Bjoergen on Saturday sealed her status as one of the greatest Olympic athletes in history, winning a record sixth gold in the women's 30km mass start at the Sochi Games. In a clean sweep for Norway, Bjoergen showed her usual supremacy in the sprint finish coming home in 1hr 11min 05.2sec, 2.6sec ahead of her compatriot Therese Johaug who took silver. Bronze went to another Norwegian, Kristin Stoermer Steira.

Olympics: Norway's Bjoergen takes record sixth gold medal

Norwegian cross country skier Marit Bjoergen on Saturday sealed her status as one of the greatest Olympic athletes in history, winning a record sixth gold in the women's 30km mass start at the Sochi Games. In a clean sweep for Norway, Bjoergen showed her usual supremacy in the sprint finish coming home in 1hr 11min 05.2sec, 2.6sec ahead of her compatriot Therese Johaug who took silver. Bronze went to another Norwegian, Kristin Stoermer Steira.
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