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

Marit Bjoergen closes historic Olympic career with cross-country gold

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Norway's Marit Bjoergen closed out a remarkable Olympic career in dominant fashion, winning the gold medal in the women's 30-kilometre mass start classic in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Sunday.

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

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

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

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

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

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.