Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018/Cross Country Skiing’ Category

Top Canadian Alex Harvey pulls out of cross-country team relay

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Canadian cross-country skier Alex Harvey has pulled out of Sunday's 4x10 kilometre relay at the Winter Games.

Shirtless Tongan’s goal: don’t hit tree, finish before dark, and inspire

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Tongan cross-country skier Pita Taufatofua joked that he has two immediate goals when he competes in his first Winter Olympic event on Friday — don't hit a tree and finish before they turn off the lights.

Canada’s Len Valjas moves on to cross-country individual sprint classic quarters

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Canada's Len Valjas passed teammate Alex Harvey to qualify for the men's cross-country individual sprint classic on Tuesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla wins 1st gold medal of 2018 Olympics

Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Charlotte Kalla of Sweden captured the first medal of the Winter Games by taking gold in the 15-kilometre skiathlon in Pyeongchang on Saturday.

Canada’s Alex Harvey applauds ‘Draconian measure’ of non-invites for Russians

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Canada's Alex Harvey applauded the International Olympic Committee's decision not to invite the 13 Russian cross country-skiers who recently had their doping suspensions overturned by an arbitration court to the Pyeongchang Winter Games in South Korea.