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

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.

Alex Harvey makes history with 3rd-overall finish at Tour de Ski

Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Alex Harvey made history on Sunday, becoming the first non-European to reach the overall podium of the Tour de Ski.

Alex Harvey reaches podium for 1st time this season

Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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Alex Harvey turned in a season-best third-place finish in the sixth stage of the Tour de Ski held in Val di Fiemme, Italy, on Saturday.

Canadian Alex Harvey 5th at ‘mayhem’ Tour de Ski

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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A broken pole and brutal race conditions weren’t enough to keep Canadian Alex Harvey from his second-straight top-five finish on the Tour de Ski in Oberstdorf, Germany on Thursday.