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Norway's Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever

Bjoergen's bronze with Maiken Caspersen Falla in women's cross country skiing team sprint free put her on 14 Olympic medals, outstripping fellow Norwegian Ole Einar Bjoerndalen who has 13 in biathlon. 

Feb 21, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

No mourning symbols, IOC tells athletes

International Olympic chiefs on Monday warned athletes against wearing symbols of mourning for lost loved ones during competitions at the Sochi 2014 Games.

Feb 10, 2014, 20:46 PM IST

Norwegians race for bereaved compatriot

Norwegian cross-country medallists Marit Bjoergen and Heidi Weng said they raced on Saturday for the family of bereaved teammate Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen, whose brother died on the eve of the Sochi Games.

Feb 09, 2014, 01:52 AM IST

Sochi Games: ``Iron Lady`` Bjoergen gets 4th gold with skiathlon win

Marit Bjoergen fulfilled expectations by earning her fourth Olympic gold medal with victory in the skiathlon event on a bittersweet Saturday for Norway at the Sochi Winter Games.

Feb 08, 2014, 20:12 PM IST

Bjoergen claims third gold, hosts net eighth

Norwegian cross country skier Marit Bjoergen became the first triple gold medallist of the Vancouver Olympics on Thursday as Canada joined Germany and the United States at the top of the medal standings.

Feb 26, 2010, 10:34 AM IST

Bjoergen claims third gold, hosts net eighth

Norwegian cross country skier Marit Bjoergen became the first triple gold medallist of the Vancouver Olympics on Thursday as Canada joined Germany and the United States at the top of the medal standings.

Feb 26, 2010, 10:34 AM IST