Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Cross Country’ Category

Canada’s Harvey places 13th in rare 30k at cross-country World Cup

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Canadian Alex Harvey struggled to find the rhythm needed to be successful in a rare 30-kilometre individual start cross-country skate-ski distance race on Saturday at the World Cup in Beitostolen, Norway.

Canada’s Harvey lands top-20 finish in 15k at cross-country World Cup

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Canada's Alex Harvey finished 17th in the 15-kilometre World Cup cross country race Saturday while Norway's Sjur Roethe skied to gold.

Alex Harvey earns 1st medal of cross-country World Cup season

Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Canada's Alex Harvey earned his first medal of the season at the cross-country World Cup event in Lillehammer, Norway, on Friday.

Marit Bjoergen hangs up skis after 15 Olympic medals, 114 World Cup wins

Friday, April 6th, 2018
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?Marit Bjoergen, the most decorated Winter Olympian in history, says she is retiring from cross-country skiing. Bjoergen has won 15 Olympic medals, including eight gold, along with 114 individual wins in 303 World Cup races.

Canada’s Alex Harvey places 2nd in cross-country skiing World Cup finale

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Canada's Alex Harvey capped his cross-country ski World Cup season with a second-place finish in Sunday's men's 15-kilometre pursuit.

Alex Harvey leads Canada’s Olympic cross-country ski team

Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Cross-country skiing star Alex Harvey headlines Canada's 11-member Olympic team heading to Pyeongchang, South Korea. Canada last reached a cross-country podium at the Winter Games in 2006.

Alex Harvey races to World Cup X-country silver

Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Canadian Alex Harvey continued his strong season with a silver-medal performance in the 15-kilometre mass start free in Seefeld, Austria on Sunday.

Canada’s Alex Harvey finishes 8th in return to World Cup circuit

Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Alex Harvey finished eighth on Saturday in a skate-ski sprint race that marked his return to the World Cup cross-country circuit.

Norwegian Olympic team further depleted by Petter Northug’s absence

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug, who won two gold medals, silver and bronze at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, has failed to qualify for next month's Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Alex Harvey better prepared after disastrous 2014 Olympics

Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Alex Harvey is heading to the Olympics in Pyeongchang with renewed confidence, coming off a spectacular 2016-17 cross-country season that demonstrated just how much he has rebounded from a disastrous 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.