The latest Olympic cross-country skiing news and information.
Alexander Legkov led a Russian sweep of the men's 50-kilometer cross-country race Sunday, giving the host nation its first gold medal in the sport at the Sochi Olympics.
Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Duerr was kicked out of the Sochi Games on Sunday after testing positive for EPO.
Three-time Olympic cross-country champion Marcus Hellner of Sweden will miss the concluding 50-kilometer freestyle race at the Sochi Games because of a sinus illness.
Marit Bjoergen has won her sixth Olympic gold by leading a Norwegian sweep in the women's 30-kilometer cross-country ski race at the Sochi Games.
The Ukrainian Olympic Committee says cross-country skier Marina Lisogor has failed a doping test, the third positive result of the Sochi Games.
Finland surprisingly won the men's cross-country team sprint at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday, taking advantage of a fall that slowed its two closest rivals in the final.
Marit Bjoergen gave Norway a dominant victory in the women's cross-country team sprint on Wednesday for her fifth career Olympic gold medal.
The Norwegian cross-country skier whose brother died on the eve of the Sochi Olympics has traveled back to Norway and will skip the remaining events.
Sweden completed a double in Olympic cross-country relays Sunday when its men's team successfully defended its title in the 4-by-10-kilometer event.
When Charlotte Kalla started her anchor leg of the women's cross-country relay, the two leaders were 25 seconds ahead and four-time Olympic champion Marit Bjoergen was chasing close behind.
Charlotte Kalla erased a 25-second deficit on the final leg and won a three-way sprint at the end to give Sweden the Olympic gold in the women's 4x5-kilometer cross-country relay, leaving Norway off the podium.
Dario Cologna of Switzerland won his second gold at the Sochi Olympics on Friday with a dominant performance in the men's 15-kilometer classical-style cross-country race.
Togo's first competitor at the Winter Olympics, cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean, hopes her debut in Sochi will inspire other African athletes to compete in winter sports.
Justyna Kowalczyk dominated her favorite event at the Sochi Olympics on Thursday, winning the women's cross-country 10-kilometer classical race despite skiing with a fractured foot.
Two-time Olympic champion Petter Northug has been dropped from Friday's 15-kilometer classical-style race after poor results in the first two men's cross-country events in Sochi.
It was supposed to be a day when Kikkan Randall stood on the Olympic cross-country podium and helped shine a spotlight on her sport. Instead, it was a day of near-misses and disappointment.