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Maurice Manificat of France and Marit Bjoergen of Norway won distances races in the cross-country skiing World Cup on Saturday. Manificat got his fourth career individual win and Bjoergen stood atop the podium for the 61st time. Manificat took the
Switzerland (AP) Olympic champion Dario Cologna will miss the start of the cross-country skiing season after injuring his right ankle in training. Switzerland's ski federation says Cologna will miss up to two months' racing after he has surgery on
Petter Northug of Norway dominated a men's 15-kilometer classical race Sunday to gain ground in the overall cross-country World Cup standings, while Justyna Kowalczyk all but sealed the women's season title with another victory. Northug led from the
Johan Olsson dominated to win the individual 50-kilometer classic on Sunday and capture Sweden's first gold medal with a brilliant solo performance on the last day of the Nordic World Championships. Olsson attacked early and was sole leader for an
Petter Northug won his first gold medal of this year's Nordic world championships on Wednesday in the 15-kilometer individual freestyle. The Norwegian beat Johan Olsson of Sweden by 11.8 seconds, finishing in 34 minutes, 37.1 seconds. Tord Asle
Dario Cologna finally captured his first Nordic world championships title in the skiathlon, while Marit Bjoergen racked up her 10th to close in on the all-time record on Saturday. Ski jumper Anders Bardal won his first major title, at the age of 30,
Results Saturday from the Nordic skiing world championships: Men Skiathlon, 15K classical+15K freestyle 1.
Alexey Poltoranin of Kazakhstan and Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland had dominating sprint victories Saturday at a cross-country World Cup meet in Davos. Poltoranin beat overall World Cup leader Dario Cologna of Switzerland by 5.49 seconds in the men's 1.
Olympic champion Petter Northug Jr. of Norway took the overall lead in the Tour de Ski after winning Thursday's 35-kilometer free pursuit cross-country race. In a four-man lead group, Northug surged ahead on the final uphill section of the fourth
Switzerland The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, Jan. 01 2013, 1:43 PM EST Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 01 2013, 1:43 PM EST Len Valjas won a bronze medal Tuesday at the third stage of the Tour de Ski to become the first Canadian cross-country skier