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Sweden defends cross-country relay title

Feb 16, 2014

Sweden defends cross-country relay title

Sweden successfully defended its Olympic gold in the men’s 4×10-km cross-country relay on Sunday to become the first country in 42 years to win both the men’s and women’s team events in the same Winter Games. A day after its women’s team earned a ...

Fractured foot can't stop Kowalczyk

Feb 13, 2014

Fractured foot can't stop Kowalczyk

Justyna Kowalczyk dominated her favorite event at the Sochi Olympics on Thursday, winning the women’s cross-country 10-km classical race despite skiing with a fractured foot. On a warm, sunny day in the Krasnaya Polyana mountains, Kowalczyk led from the first intermediate time in the ...

Cologna triumphs in men's 30-km skiathlon

Feb 9, 2014

Cologna triumphs in men's 30-km skiathlon

Dario Cologna had the strongest finish to win the men’s 30-kilometer skiathlon at the Sochi Olympics on Sunday, showing he’s back to full fitness after a season disrupted by an ankle injury. The Swiss cross-country skier pulled away from a quartet of rivals at ...

Mar 1, 2010

Ishida fifth in cross country event

Masako Ishida produced the best ever performance by a Japanese skier in an Olympic cross country event on Saturday when she finished fifth in the women’s 30-km classical event at the Vancouver Games. Ishida clocked 1 hour 31 minutes, 56.5 seconds in the stamina-draining ...