Severin Freund captures his third season's win in Lahti
After his success in Falun Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) also won the World Cup event in Finland's Lahti. Stefan Kraft (AUT, Fischer) and Kamil Stoch (POL, Fischer) made a podium.
Johannes Rydzek celebrates his second World Cup success in Lahti
Johannes Rydzek (GER, Fischer skis and boots) secured his second ever World Cup triumph in nordic combined World Cup in Lahti. Second went to Akito Watabe (JPN, Fischer skis and boots) ahed of Eric Frenzel (GER, Fischer skis and boots).
Fischer on Olympic peak
Unbelievable, but true! Another chapter of success in the history of Fischer was written at the Olympic Games in Sochi to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the company, with Fischer crossing the magical figure of 100 medals won in the Nordic disciplines. To be more precise, 103 of the 159 possible ski medals and 57 of 138 possible boot medals went to athletes who place their trust in equipment from the family-run business located in Upper Austria. No other competitor came even within striking distance of Fischer, which meant that the Nordic number one was able to underline its position in an impressive manner as the most successful ski and boot brand not only in the World Cup but also at the Olympic Games.
Severin Freund wins pre-World Championship event in Falun
Just one year before the World Championships in Swedish Falun Severin Freund (GER, Fischer) celebrated an outstanding victory. Noriaki Kasai (JPN, Fischer) came in third despite knee problems.
Russian triple triumph in 50 kilometres mass start
Russia's cross-country skier were able to celebrate a triple triumph in last cross-country decision at Olmypic games in Sochi in 50 kilometres free mass start: Gold went to Alexander Legkov (RUS) followed by Maxim Vylegzhanin (RUS) and Ilia Chernousov (RUS).
Anton Shipulin leads Russian relay to Olympic glory
Russian men's relay composed of Alexey Volkov, Evgeny Ustyugov, Dmitry Malyshko and Anton Shipulin (RUS) celebrated Olympic title in last Olympic biathlon race followed by Germany and Austria.
Marit Bjørgen celebrates gold medal in 30k mass start followed by Therese Johaug
With todays gold Marit Bjørgen (NOR) crowned herself to the best Olympic cross-country skier ever. Today she secured her third Sochi gold medal ahead of Therese Johaug (NOR) and Kristin Størmer Steira (NOR).
Ukrainian girls win olympic gold medal in relay
Team Ukraine represented by Vita Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma, Valj Semerenko and Olena Pidhrushna (UKR) succeeded with winning the gold medal in women's biathlon relay followed by local heroes from Russia and Norway.
Norway's nordic combines athletes win gold in team event
Norwegian nordic combined athletes composed of Magnus Hovdal Moan, Håvard Klemetsen, Magnus Krog and Jørgen Gråbak (NOR) captured Olympic gold medal in team event. In the final sprint they edged out Germany and Austria.
Norway's biathletes successful in mixed relay
Norwegian mixed relay consisting of Tora Berger, Tiril Eckhoff, Ole Einar Bjørndalen and Emil Hegle Svendsen (NOR) succeeded with winning the gold medal at Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Silver went to Czech Republic followed by Italy.
Team sprint titles goes to Norway and Finland
Olympic victories in classical team sprint came to Noway's Ingvild Flugstad Østberg and Marit Bjørgen (NOR) and also to Finland's Iivo Niskanen and Sami Jauhojärvi (FIN) who benefitted of a crash of the leading duo Hannes Dotzler and Tim Tscharnke (GER).
Exciting decision in biathlon mass start
After disappointing Olympic Games without a medal until now Emil Hegle Svendsen (NOR) celebrated Olympic gold medal in mass start. Martin Fourcade (FRA) added a silver medal to his collection, bronce went to Ondrej Moravec (CZE) in heavy drift of snow.
Jørgen Gråbak (NOR) Olympic champion in Nordic Combined
Jørgen Gråbak (NOR) is Olympic Champion at large hill in nordic combined. The Norwegian succeeded ahead of his fellow Magnus Hovdal Moan (NOR) and Fabian Riessle (GER).
German eagles jump on the golden step of podium
German skijumper Andreas Wank, Marinus Kraus, Andreas Wellinger and Severin Freund (all GER) secured gold medal in team event in Sochi. Silver came to Austria followed by Japan.
Darya Domracheva becomes triple Olympic Champion with winning the mass start in Sochi
Four races - three title and finishing ninth in sprint: Darya Domracheva (BLR) indisputable is the best biathletes in Olympic Games in Sochi. Additional she became the first woman to win three individual gold medals in a single Olympic Winter Games. Silver went to Gabriela Soukalova (CZE) followed by Tiril Eckhoff (NOR).
Sweden's men's relay storms to Olympic victory
Team Sweden consisting of Lars Nelson, Daniel Richardsson, Johan Olsson and Marcus Hellner (all SWE) are the new Olympic Champions in men's cross-country relay. Silver went to the local heroes from Russia composed of Alexander Bessmerthnykh, Dmitriy Japarov, Alexander Legkov and Maxim Vylegzhanin (all RUS) followed by surprisingly strong Frenchmen Robin Duvillard, Jean Marc Gaillard, Maurice Manificat and Ivan Perillat Boiteux (all FRA).
Kamil Stoch crowns himself to double Olympic Champion
After his triumph at normal hill Kamil Stoch (POL) realized another Olympic title at large hill. Just capped was the 41-year-old Noriaki Kasai (JPN), the bronce medal went to Peter Prevc (SLO).
Surprise in women's relay: Sweden captures first Olympic gold for 54 years
Surprisingly Swedish cross-country ladies composed of Ida Ingemarsdotter, Emma Wikén, Anna Haag und Charlotte Kalla (all SWE) celebrated Olympic title ahead of Finland and Germany.
Darya Domracheva succeeds in individual and recieves her second Olympic title
Darya Domracheva (BLR) is Olympic Champion in individual compatition. The Belarussian succeeded in 15k race ahead of Selina Gasparin (SUI) and Nadezhda Skardino (BLR).
Dario Cologna captures another Olympic gold in 15 kilometre classical race
After skiathlon Dario Cologna (SUI) made also 10 kilometres classical race at Olympic Games in Sochi turn out for him. Silver and bronce went to Swedish skiers Johan Olsson (SWE) and Daniel Richardsson (SWE).
Evgeniy Garanichev (RUS) makes the podium for Russia
Martin Fourcade (FRA) celebrated another Olympic victory after his success in pursuit and won also in individual competition in Sochi. Silver went to Erik Lesser (GER), Bronce to Evgeniy Garanichev (RUS) in front of his home crowd.
Justyna Kowalczyk storms to Olympic gold with broken foot
Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) celebrated Olympic title in 10 kilometre classic race despite her broken foot. The Pole succeed in brilliant sunshine and spring temperatures ahead of Charlotte Kalla (SWE) and Therese Johaug (NOR).
Eric Frenzel crowns his season's archievement with Olympic gold
Eric Frenzel (GER) celebrated his first Olympic gold medal at normal hill in Sochi. The Saxon sent Akito Watabe (JPN) to silver spot. In the final sprint of the chasing group Magnus Krog (NOR) secured bronce.
Surprise in Sochi: Carina Vogt wins the Olympic gold medal
In the late evening there was a big surprise in women's skijumping: First ever Olympic Champion is Carina Vogt (GER)! Silver went to Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (AUT) followed by Colina Mattel (FRA).
Darya Domracheva triumphates in pursuit in Sochi
Darya Domracheva (BLR) was able to catch her first ever Olympic title in pursuit in Sochi. The Belarussian won ahead of Tora Berger (NOR) and Teja Gregorin (SLO).
Norwegians win in curious sprint races: Olympic title went to Falla and Hattestad
Many crashes and favourites have fallen like dominoes: Nobody can complain about too little action. Olympic victories were caught by Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla (NOR) and Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR).
Ondrej Moravec (CZE) surprises in Olympic pursuit
Martin Fourcade (FRA) stormed to his first ever Olympic medal in pursuit in Sochi. The Frenchman won ahead of surprisingly strong performaning Ondrej Moravec (CZE) and Jean Guillaume Beatrix (FRA).
Mathias Wibault (FRA) claims victory at La Transjurassienne
Mathias Wibault (FRA, Fischer skis, boots and poles) is the winner of La Transjurassienne. On the womens side Olga Rotcheva (RUS, Fischer skis and boots) and Celia Bourgeois (FRA, Fischer skis and boots) auf das Podium.
Kamil Stoch dominates at normal hill in Sochi
Kamil Stoch (POL) celebrated victory in Olympic skijumping event at normal hill and became Olympic Champion with an outstanding advantage. Silver went to Peter Prevc (SLO) followed by Anders Bardal (NOR).
Anastasiya Kuzmina repeats her Olympic success of Vancouver
Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK) is the old and new Olympic Champion in biathlon sprint. The born-Russian dominated in front of her home crowd and sent Olga Vilukhina (RUS) and Vita Semerenko (UKR) to the following spot.
Switzerland wins gold: Dario Cologna is Olympic Champion in skiathlon
Dario Cologna (SUI) made it. The Swiss captured the gold medal in 15+15 kilometres skiathlon followed by Marcus Hellner (SWE) and Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR).
Oldie celebrates his seventh Olympic gold medal in sprint race
Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) secured his alltogether seventh Olympic gold medal in today's sprint. Silver medal went to Dominik Landertinger (AUT) followed by Jaroslav Soukup (CZE).
Marit Bjørgen captures first cross-country gold medal in skiathlon in Sochi
Marit Bjørgen (NOR) succeeded in women's skiathlon and catches first cross-country gold in Sochi. She outsprinted Charlotte Kalla (SWE), Bronce went to Heidi Weng (NOR).
Kamil Stoch and Sara Takanashi celebrate double victories shortly before Sochi
Kamil Stoch (POL) and Sara Takanashi (JPN) secured both wins at skijumping World Cups in Willingen and Hinzenbach.
Marit Bjørgen and Ola Vigen Hattestad capture sprint wins in Dobbiaco
Marit Bjørgen (NOR) was able to secure another victory in the last skate sprint before the Olympics. After yesterday's success she won ahead of Denise Herrmann (GER) and Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR). In men's sprint Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) and Eirik Brandsdal (NOR) celebrated an double success followed by Josef Wenzl (GER) who took the sprint World Cup lead.
Kamil Stoch and Sara Takanashi succeed in Willingen and Hinzenbach
Kamil Stoch (POL) and Sara Takanashi (JPN) are named the winners at the beginning of the last pre-olympic skijumping World Cup in Willingen and Hinzenbach.
Marit Bjørgen and Alexander Legkov triumphate in pre-olympic test
Marit Bjørgen (NOR) totally dominated classic 10k World Cup race in Dobbiaco. With an outstanding performance and challenging waxing conditions she won clearly ahead of Therese Johaug (NOR) and Charlotte Kalla (SWE). In men's race Dario Cologna (SUI) was shortly beaten by Alexander Legkov (RUS), Marcus Hellner (SWE) finished third.