Latest Norway Olympic Team News

Ukraine invasion puts Russia's elite sports status at risk

Feb. 27, 2022 07:30 AM EST

Russia spent upwards of $50 billion to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, then concocted the most elaborate doping scheme in history — all to cement its standing as a global sports superpower. The country's invasion of Ukraine, coming on the heels of yet another drug scandal...

Poland, Sweden refuse to play Russia in World Cup playoffs

Feb. 26, 2022 17:50 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s refusal to play its World Cup qualifier against Russia next month in response to that nation's invasion of Ukraine gained wider support when Sweden followed with its own plans to protest to FIFA on Saturday. Polish soccer federation president Cezary...

Norway ski body says Russians not welcome to compete there

Feb. 26, 2022 11:23 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Russian skiers are not welcome to compete in Norway because of “violations of international law and attacks on the Ukrainian people,” the Nordic country's ski federation said Saturday. Norway’s call directly contradicts International Ski Federation (FIS) policy...