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Alex Harvey to retire at the end of cross-country ski season

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Canadian cross-country skier and two-time world gold medallist Alex Harvey will retire following next month's World Cup Final in Quebec City. The 30-year-old has recorded over 25 podium finishes on the circuit.

Watch World Cup cross-country skiing in Italy

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Watch the world's best cross-country skiers compete at the World Cup event in Val di Fiemme, Italy, beginning on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET.

Canadian Alex Harvey sits 19th at Tour de Ski after 2 stages

Sunday, December 30th, 2018
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?Canada's Alex Harvey finished 14th in the second stage of the seven-race Tour de Ski on Sunday in Toblach, Italy, bouncing back from a 50th-place showing the day before to sit 19th overall.

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.