Women's Nordic 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 25, 2018 - 2:25 pm
The supervisor is Simmi Buttar, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner 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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Japan's Sara Takanashi celebrates after she won the Ladies' Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf, Germany, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa via AP)
March 25, 2018 - 11:49 am
OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) — One day after setting the all-time record with her first win of the season, Sara Takanashi extended it in Sunday's ski jumping finale with her 55th World Cup victory. The four-time World Cup winner from Japan, who ceded her season title to Maren Lundby of Norway, soared...
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March 24, 2018 - 2:38 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Dennis Waszak Jr. 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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Japan's Sara Takanashi soars through the air to win the Ladies' Ski Jumping World Cup in Oberstdorf, Germany, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa via AP)
March 24, 2018 - 12:31 pm
OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) — Sara Takanashi claimed her first ski jumping World Cup win of the season to finally overtake Gregor Schlierenzauer with her record 54th career win on Saturday. The four-time World Cup winner from Japan, who ceded her season title to Maren Lundby of Norway, soared 100.5...
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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
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