Two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Andrus Veerpalu won his appeal Tuesday against a three-year doping ban despite the sport's highest court suspicion he used human growth hormone.
Three-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Marit Bjoergen will miss the Tour de Ski after being hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat.
Two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Andrus Veerpalu of Estonia has been banned for three years for doping with human growth hormone.
Kikkan Randall of the United States and Ola Vigen Hattestad of Norway won cross-country skiing World Cup sprint events on Saturday.
Three-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Julia Chepalova has lost her appeal to sport's highest court against a two-year doping ban for EPO.
Poland's ski authorities have suspended Kornelia Marek for two years after she tested positive for EPO at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Sweden has won the men's cross-country skiing relay after Marcus Hellner pulled away on the last leg for his second gold medal of the Olympics.
Kikkan Randall held off Finland's Pirjo Muranen in a photo finish Tuesday to take silver in the sprint at the Nordic skiing world championships, becoming the first American woman to win a world or Olympic medal in cross-country skiing.
The Court of Arbitration of Sport banned Austrian cross-country skier Juergen Pinter from the sport for four years on Friday for his part in a doping scandal at the Turin Olympics.
Alexi Prokurorov, a Russian cross country skier who won a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics, died Friday after he was hit by a car while crossing a road. He was 44.
Olympic champion Thobias Fredriksson and Peter Larsson won the freestyle team sprint race Sunday at cross-country skiing's World Cup season-opener.
Josef Wenzl of Germany was the surprise winner Saturday at the season-opener of cross-country skiing's World Cup.
Magdalena Gwizdon of Poland combined perfect shooting with strong cross-country skiing Friday to win her first World Cup biathlon race.
Eldar Ronning of Norway won the men's 15-kilometer classic-style cross country race Sunday to increase his lead in the overall World Cup standings.
Canadian Beckie Scott, a two-time Olympic medalist who championed drug-free competition, announced her retirement Wednesday.
Hannu Manninen of Finland relied on cross-country skiing to win his fourth World Cup event in the Nordic combined Friday and stretch his overall lead in the standings.