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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

Nordic skiing: World Cup results

Nordic skiing World Cup results in Oslo on Saturday: Men 50km classic 1. Daniel Richardsson (SWE) 2hr 07min 29.5sec, 2. Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) at 8.2sec, 3. Alexander Legkov (RUS) 14.5, 4. Livo Niskanen (FIN) 1:22.3, 5. Lars Nelson (SWE) 1:55.3 World Cup standings Distance (after 13 of 14 races): 1. Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) 602pts, 2. Alexander Legkov (RUS) 503, 3. Chris Jespersen (NOR) 354, 4. Daniel Richardsson (SWE) 349, 5. Alex Harvey (CAN) 292 Overall (after 25 of 28 races):

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)

Nordic skiing: World Cup results -- collated

Nordic skiing World Cup results on Saturday in Lahti, Finland: Men Sprint (1.55km freestyle): 1. Paal Goldberg (NOR) 2min 31.58sec, 2. Alexey Petukhov (RUS) at 0.77sec, 3. Eirik Brandsdal (NOR) 1.28, 4. Teodor Peterson (SWE) 1:49, 5. Matias Strandvall (FIN) 36.29 World Cup standings Sprint (after 9 of 11 races): 1. Eirik Brandsdal (NOR) 292pts, 2. Josef Wenzl (GER) 288, 3. Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) 262, 4. Federico Pellegrino (ITA) 243, 5. Toedor Peterson (SWE) 236 Overall (after 22 of 28 races):

Cross country: Legkov wins 50km to seal Russia's triumph

By David Ljunggren ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Cross-country skier Alexander Legkov grabbed double Olympic glory for Russia on Sunday, winning the 50 km race to ensure the host nation ended the Games at the top of the medals table. After the second closest finish ever in an Olympic 50 km cross-country race, Legkov pulled away in the last 100 meters to take gold 0.7 seconds ahead of compatriot Maxim Vylegzhanin. Russian team mate Ilia Chernousov took the bronze, crossing the line 0.1 seconds later.

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.

Olympics: Bjoergen equals medal record for female Winter Olympian

Norwegian cross country skier Marit Bjoergen on Saturday won the women's 30km mass start at the Sochi Olympics, taking her sixth Olympic gold and equalling the record number of medals for a woman. 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: German prosecutors carry out searches after doping shock

German prosecutors have carried out searches at the home and training base of double Olympic gold medal-winning biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle after she tested positive for a banned substance, the German team at the Sochi Games said Saturday. Sachenbacher-Stehle was expelled from the Winter Olympics on Friday after testing positive for a banned stimulant during the Games, sending shock waves through German sport. The athlete said she consumed the substance accidentally in a dietary supplement, adding she was living through the "worst nightmare you can imagine".

Olympics: Sochi Winter Olympics podiums - 2nd update

Sochi Winter Olympics podiums on Sunday (after three of five medal events): MEN ALPINE SKIING Super-G Gold: Kjetil Jansrud (NOR) Silver: Andrew Weibrecht (USA) Bronze: Jan Hudec (CAN) Bronze: Bode Miller (USA) NORDIC SKIING 4x10km Gold: Sweden (Lars Nelson, Daniel Richardsson, Johan Olsson, Marcus Hellner) Silver: Russia (Dmitriy Japarov, Alexander Bessmertnykh, Alexander Legkov, Maxim Vylegzhanin)
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