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Biathlon World Cup in Holmenkollen

Biathlon World Cup in Holmenkollen March 17, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
And what is biathlon, you ask? Technically, it could be a combination of any two sports. However usually, it refers to the particular combination of cross country skiing and shooting. As if Oslo hasn’t already been chock full of skiing events this month, the Biathlon World Cup began today and continues...

Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo

Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo February 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
This week marks the beginning of Oslo’s biggest sporting event in years. From 23 February to 6 March, Oslo will host the Nordic World Ski Championships. At least 650 athletes from more than 60 countries will compete. 300 000 spectators are expected – and hundreds of millions of TV viewers. The...

Planning for a winter visit to Oslo

Planning for a winter visit to Oslo October 18, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Romantic, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Autumn still, but the winter season is upon us before we know it and it’s wise to plan ahead. If you’re considering an active outdoors family holiday this winter, look to Norway. For inspiration, check these 10 reasons to take your family to Oslo this winter and have a look at our guide...

Oslo Marathon

Oslo Marathon September 20, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, What's New | Read More
This weekend sees the 29th annual Oslo Marathon with more than 14 000 registered runners. That might be a new record. The last record – 14 192 participants – is from way back in 1992. Oslo Marathon includes a children’s race, as well – the Mini Marathon. On 26 September, anyone...
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