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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Duer...

    Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Duerr was kicked out of the Sochi Games on Sunday after testing positive for EPO.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  2. Dartmouth cross-country skier Torin Tucker dies during Vermont ra...

    Dartmouth College says that a junior member of its cross-country ski team died at an event in Vermont.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  3. Olympic ski champion Andrus Veerpalu wins CAS doping appeal

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  4. Marit Bjoergen out of Tour de Ski due to heart problems

    Three-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Marit Bjoergen will miss the Tour de Ski after being hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2012
  5. Andrus Veerpalu receives 3-year doping ban for using HGH

    Two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Andrus Veerpalu of Estonia has been banned for three years for doping with human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  6. Kikkan Randall of U.S. wins cross-country World Cup ski race

    Kikkan Randall of the United States and Ola Vigen Hattestad of Norway won cross-country skiing World Cup sprint events on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2011
  7. CAS dismisses Russian cross-country skier Julia Chepalova's dopin...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  8. Poland officials suspend skier Kornelia Marek for two years after...

    Poland's ski authorities have suspended Kornelia Marek for two years after she tested positive for EPO at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  9. Sweden takes gold in men's cross country relay

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  10. U.S. skiier Kikkan Randall claims first women's cross-country med...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  11. Cross-country skier Juergen Pinter banned four years for doping

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2008
  12. Prokurorov, 1988 Olympic gold medalist in cross-country skiing, d...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2008
  13. Fredriksson leads Swedes to freestyle team sprint title

    Olympic champion Thobias Fredriksson and Peter Larsson won the freestyle team sprint race Sunday at cross-country skiing's World Cup season-opener.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2007
  14. Wenzl collects first World Cup victory; Matveyeva wins women's fr...

    Josef Wenzl of Germany was the surprise winner Saturday at the season-opener of cross-country skiing's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2007
  15. Pole's previous best finish was second

    Magdalena Gwizdon of Poland combined perfect shooting with strong cross-country skiing Friday to win her first World Cup biathlon race.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2006
  16. Ronning increases World Cup cross-country skiing lead

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2006