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Olympic Gold for the Norwegians Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

For en glede! For en folkefest! (What a joy! What a celebration for the people!) Vinter-OL i Sør-Korea has come to a glorious end for the country known as skisportens vugge (the craddle of skiing). Rødt, hvitt og blått (red, white and blue – the colours of the Norwegian flag) totally dominerte seierspallen (dominated the…

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Norwegian athletes at the 2010 Winter Olympics Posted by on Feb 24, 2010

There are currently over 100 athletes representing Norway in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.  In case you are curious about the events that Norwegians have excelled in so far during these winter games, the following is information including navn, alder, hjemby, idrett, og medalje(r) (name, age, hometown, sport, and medal(s)). There are 15 sports in these winter games…

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1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer Posted by on Feb 17, 2010

1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.  Da jeg besøkte Norge en gang, (when I visited Norway one time), reiste jeg med tog (I traveled by train) til Lillehammer.  I was shocked that this small town hosted the Olympics!  In 2009, the population census counted just over 26,000 people.  The Olympics must have generated enough tourist revenue for decades!  Lillehammer’s…

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