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

Trio of cross-country skiers, coach barred 4 years in doping case

Monday, January 6th, 2020

The International Ski Federation banned three cross-country skiers and a coach on Monday in a doping case resulting from police raids at last year's world championships in Austria.

Austrian policeman charged for leaking skier’s doping video

Monday, March 25th, 2019

State prosecutors in Innsbruck have charged an Austrian policeman with malpractice for leaking a police video showing a skier apparently in the middle of a blood transfusion during the doping raid at last month's nordic skiing world championships in Seefeld.

Retiring skier Alex Harvey wins silver medal in final cross-country race

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Canadian cross-country skier Alex Harvey went out in style, earning his second silver medal in as many days at a World Cup event in Quebec City on Sunday. It was the 30-year-old's final race ahead of retirement.

Alex Harvey skis to silver at final cross-country World Cup in home province

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

Canadian cross-country skier Alex Harvey snagged silver in the men's 15 kilometres at his final World Cup before retiring in Quebec City.

Alex Harvey held off podium at 1st of final cross-country races in Quebec

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Canadian cross-country legend Alex Harvey was held off the podium in one of the last races of his storied career, finishing 10th at an FIS World Cup sprint race Friday.

Alex Harvey capping storied cross-country career on home soil

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Alex Harvey isn't planning to manage his emotions on the Plains of Abraham. The World Cup starting Friday in Quebec City is both a homecoming and a swan song for arguably the best cross-country skier Canada has ever produced.

Watch World Cup cross-country skiing in Quebec

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Watch the world's best cross-country skiers compete at the World Cup event in Quebec.

Alex Harvey 6th at nordic worlds in men’s 30km skiathlon

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Canada's Alex Harvey put forth a solid effort Saturday at the world nordic championships, placing sixth in the men’s 30-kilometre skiathlon race in Seefeld, Austria.

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

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.