Women's cross country skiing

May 12, 2018 - 4:21 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Valentina Shevchenko would normally be glued to her television to watch UFC 224 on Saturday night, when bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was set to defend her belt against Raquel Pennington. Turns out she won't be paying much attention at all. Instead, the top-ranked...
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April 06, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Simmi Buttar at 5 p.m. and Vin A. Cherwoo at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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April 06, 2018 - 7:34 am
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Marit Bjoergen, the most decorated Winter Olympian in history, says she is retiring from cross-country skiing. The 38-year-old Norwegian told public broadcaster NRK "I don't have the motivation needed to give 100 percent for another season and that's why I choose to retire." She...
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March 18, 2018 - 9:27 am
FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway's Heidi Weng became the women's cross-country ski World Cup champion for the second year in a row Sunday, holding off U.S. skier Jessie Diggins. Weng, who had been complaining of fatigue, was only 18th in Sunday's race but that was enough to cling on as fellow Norwegian...
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Winner Alexander Bolshunov of Russia, center, celebrates on the podium with second placed Calle Halfvarsson of Sweden, left, and third placed Francesco de Fabiani of Italy after the FIS World Cup Cross Country Men's 15.0 km Mass Start Classic event in Falun, Sweden, on Saturday March 17, 2018. (Ulf Palm/TT via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 2:55 pm
FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo of Norway narrowly missed out on securing his first World Cup cross-country skiing season title in a race won by Alexander Bolshunov of Russia on Saturday. Bolshunov, three times a silver medalist at the Pyeongchang Olympics, beat Calle Halfvarsson of...
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March 06, 2018 - 10:11 am
March 7 1921 — Cy Denneny of the Ottawa Senators scores six goals in a 12-5 victory over the Hamilton Tigers. 1951 — Ezzard Charles wins a unanimous 15-round decision over Jersey Joe Walcott to retain the world heavyweight title in Detroit. 1954 — The Minneapolis Lakers and Milwaukee Hawks...
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March 03, 2018 - 8:41 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA March 4 1960 — Phil Latrielle of Middlebury scores an NCAA-record 10 goals in a 13-2 victory over Colgate. Latrielle, a three time All-American, would score a record 250 goals in the 85 games of his collegiate ice hockey career. 1962 — Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia...
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March 03, 2018 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA March 4 1960 — Phil Latrielle of Middlebury scores an NCAA-record 10 goals in a 13-2 victory over Colgate. Latrielle, a three time All-American, would score a record 250 goals in the 85 games of his collegiate ice hockey career. 1962 — Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia...
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Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 30k cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 25, 2018 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: GRAND FINALE: There's a moment in NBC's terrific documentary about the social forces surrounding the 1968 Mexico City Olympics where the late sportscaster Howard Cosell appears, declaring that "to pretend the Olympic games...
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February 25, 2018 - 4:45 pm
The supervisor is Simmi Buttar, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Doug Feinberg at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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