December 22, 2014 – As officially announced in late November, the IBU pro-actively decided to re-analyze some samples that showed atypical results in the previous seasons and were therefore stored for potential future … READ MORE → 0 comments
December 22, 2014 (Ramsau, Austria) – On the wings of improved jumping, the USA bumped up from eighth to fifth in a FIS Nordic Combined World Cup team event Saturday in Ramsau. Action … READ MORE → 0 comments
December 22, 2014 – The Conoco Phillips Besh Cup series kicked off Saturday at Kincaid Park in Anchorage, Alaska with back-to-back FIS scored races. Low snow conditions led to a shorter than usual … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Ripton, VT) – Rikert Nordic Center and host club, Frost Mountain Nordic pulled out all the stops to put on an amazing race on a pristine day at the Breadloaf campus of Middlebury College. … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Davos, Switzerland) – The USA’s Kikkan Randall looked like her old self leading four teammates into the heats but crashed out in her semi final in the women’s 1.3km FR Sprint today in Davos … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Davos, Switzerland) – Italy’s Federico Pellegrino claimed his first ever World Cup Victory winning the men’s 1.3km FR Sprint as Canada’s Len Valjas, in 18th, led three North Americans into the heats.
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(Pokljuka, Slovenia) – Calgary’s Nathan Smith, 28, missed one shot in each of his first and final stops at the range en route to a 9th-place finish in the men’s 15km mass start race … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Pokljuka, Slovenia) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford claimed a solid 12th place result with three penalties at 1:25.2 behind Finland’s Kaisa Makarainen, who rebounded from almost a 30s-deficit and two missed targets, to take home the … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Sovereign Lake, BC) – Saturday was the final day of racing for the Haywood NorAm competitions at Sovereign Lake and included a men’s 30km and a women’s 15km interval start free-technique races. It was … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Davos, Switzerland) – The USA’s Liz Stephen skied to a solid 12th-place finish in the women’s 10km FR as the World Cup returned to Davos and Marit Bjoergen (NOR) stamped her authority once again … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Davos, Switzerland) – Norway showed its teeth again with a surprise win by Anders Gloeersen who earned his first distance victory as he led a podium sweep in the men’s 15km FR. Petter Northug … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Pokljuka, Slovenia) – Clean shooting took Norway’s Emil Hegle Svendsen to the top step on the podium in the men’s 12.5km Pursuit in Pokljuka as Russia’s Anton Shipulin was second with two penalties at … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Pokljuka, Slovenia) – Rosanna Crawford delivered another strong result claiming 7th with two penalties in the women’s 10km pursuit at 1:20.7 behind winner Darya Domracheva of Belarus who one missed target in the final standing … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Obertilliach, Austria) – Calgary’s Scott Gow, 24, delivered perfect shooting to take home the bronze in the men’s 10km Sprint IBU Cup at round #3 in Obertilliach, Austria on Friday – his best result at … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Sovereign Lake, BC) – Pleasant racing conditions with temperatures just below zero degrees greeted skiers for the Buff CL Sprints at round #2 of the Haywood NorAm series that got underway on Friday at … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Pokljuka, Slovenia) – The USA’s Lowell Bailey continues to impress as the Lake Placid biathlete shot clean again hitting 10 of 10 targets to finish at 54.3s behind winner Anton Shipulin (Russia) who also delivered … READ MORE → 0 comments
– Fill your coffee cup because this is long…. Or just scroll through the pictures :) – 12 days, 8 airplanes, 92 kilometers of racing in three days….. What a trip! When I was first … READ MORE → 0 comments
– Here are the latest job openings in the Canadian sports sector. They include opportunities at Special Olympics Canada, Toronto 2015, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Read the postings below … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest after round three of the 2014/15 Viessmann XC FIS World Cup season at Davos, Switzerland. Canada’s Len … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Pokljuka, Slovenia) – Rosanna Crawford edged one step closer to becoming the third ever Canadian woman to win a World Cup biathlon medal with a fourth-place finish in the 7.5km sprint competition in Pokljuka, … READ MORE → 0 comments
– In this edition of Talking With the Gravy Train, host Peter Graves speaks with special guest, the US Ski Team’s Noah Hoffman of Aspen, CO. Hoffman recently suffered a major injury during the … READ MORE → 0 comments
– The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today announced details of the three-person Independent Commission that will investigate the serious doping allegations recently aired in a series of German television documentaries.
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(Falun, Sweden) – The signs are good that Falun 2015 will be a fantastic ski festival. Today, there are two months remaining until the opening ceremony and more than 100 000 tickets have been … READ MORE → 0 comments
– As the current winter season gets underway renowned ski journalist Peter Graves caught up with Central Cross Country Ski Association President Oyvind Solvang, since 2007, for an inside look at the organizations’ plans and … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Toronto, ON) – We are excited to announce that the seventh annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2015 Contest is coming soon for contestants worldwide with thousands of dollars in prizes up for … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Canmore, AB) – Biathlon Canada will send an experienced lineup of athletes from across the country to the 2015 Youth and Junior World Championships in Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus following a recent selection race.
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– The NNF bears a simple mission: to support athletic excellence in developing U.S. Nordic athletes. To that end, through grassroots support and large fundraising efforts like the Drive for 25, the NNF raises the funds … READ MORE → 1 comment
– Russian skiers once again dominated competition on the fifth day of the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland, on Tuesday (16 December) winning three out of the four biathlon sprint races.
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(Quebec City, QC) – The 11th edition of the Pentathlon des neiges presented by MEC will be held on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City from January 31 to March 1, 2015. Last … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Edmonton, AB) – Double Olympic medallist, Beckie Scott, will ski into Edmonton’s Beacon Heights Elementary School to launch the Ski Fit North Alberta season, December 17 at 9 a.m.
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– Don’t miss out! Online Registration closes at 9PM sharp this Wed 12/17. There is NO DAY OF RACE registration for Sunday’s mass start race, so if you miss the online deadline you will … READ MORE → 0 comments
– Here is the latest news from the Maine Winter Sports Center, including holiday wishes, info about its upcoming Holiday Youth XC Ski Camp, Active Maine Projects, and highlights and events happening in various … READ MORE → 0 comments
– If it takes a village to raise a child, then what does it take to get that child to the podium in 2018? In order to help developing athletes get the experience they … READ MORE → 0 comments
– WADA Athlete Committee Chair Beckie Scott has released a statement supporting WADA’s decision to investigate the doping allegations made in a documentary aired on German TV recently. Her statement is as follows:
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(Davos, Switzerland) – While Norway’s Finn Haagen Krogh celebrated his first World Cup victory taking the 1.3km FR Sprint in Davos on Saturday it was Canada’s Len Valjas that turned heads back home in … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Davos, Switzerland) – Ingvild Flugstag Oestberg took home her first full World Cup victory in the women’s 1.3km FR in Davos as the final resembled the Norwegian nationals with five Norge skiers vs lone … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Rossland, BC) – The weather continued to co-operate in Rossland on Day 2 of the opening round of the Haywood NorAm series as the 11/15km CL races were held with temperatures just below freezing. … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Hochfilzen, Austria) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford nailed a career-best 5th place finish with only one penalty in four rounds of shooting in the women’s 10km pursuit IBU World Cup in Hochfilzen, Austria on Sunday.
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(Vuokatti, Finland) – Oksana Masters (Louisville, Kentucky) won her first International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup event as she took gold in the women’s 1-kilometer cross-country sprint on Sunday in Vuokatti, Finland.
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(Notodden, Norway) – Sarah Hendrickson placed 4th and 5th in the first Continental Cup competition of the 2014/15 season. Under cloudy Norwegian skies, Hendrickson, 20, achieved jumps of 92.5 and 88.5 meters in her … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Livigno, Italy) – The new race formula, which debuted on Saturday at La Sgambeda, has been appreciated by the athletes. Victory of the Team Coop that won on the Team Santander and on the … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Davos, Switzerland) – The men’s 15km CL in Davos came down to the wire and Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby, the current overall World Cup leader, was up to the challenge claiming the victory by … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Davos, Switzerland) – Norway’s Therese Johaug dominated the women’s 10 km classic in Davos with a 42-second margin over teammate Marit Bjoergen as Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen rounded out the podium in third.The USA’s Liz … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Rossland, BC) – The Black Jack ski club in Rossland B.C. has seen it’s share of miserable rainy weather in the last week but thanks to the tireless shoveling efforts of volunteers and even … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Hochfilzen, Austria) – Team Canada matched their best-ever men’s 4×7.5km relay 6th place finish using 10 spare rounds as Russia ran away with the victory with near perfect shooting using only one spare round. … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Vuokatti, Finland) – Once again USA and Canadian paranordic skiers were on the podium as Day 3 of the IPC World Cup unfolded in Vuokatti, Finland. In the women’s 5km sitting American Masters (15:59.1) … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Hochfilzen, Austria) – Germany took home the women’s 4x6km relay victory today by a healthy margin using eight spare rounds at the IBU World Cup #2 in Hochfilzen in Hochfilzen, Austria. Belarus, with 10 … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Hochfilzen, Austria) - American Tim Burke shot well with only one penalty in the men’s 10km Sprint to finish 13th at round two of the IBU World Cup in Hochfilzen, Austria. Johannes Thingnes Boe … READ MORE → 0 comments
(Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest after round two of the 2014/15 Viessmann XC FIS World Cup season at Lillehammer, Norway. Canada’s … READ MORE → 0 comments
– “Finally!” That’s what Benoit Chauvet (FRA) has certainly thought when he crossed the finish line of this year’s edition of La Sgambeda. After 42km skied in the freestyle technique, the Frenchman had taken … READ MORE → 0 comments