Norway's Olympic sprint champions Ola Vigen Hattestad and Maiken Caspersen Falla won their classic sprint races in the World Cup on Wednesday, while American Kikkan Randall sealed the women's overall title in the discipline.
Marit Bjoergen put an end to Norway's brief cross-country crisis by securing a dominant victory in the women's team sprint Wednesday. Finland then surprisingly ended its 16-year gold drought in the sport by winning the men's event.
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.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- 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.