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Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Nagano will try to top Lillehammer's charm 1/28/98

...ASSOCIATED PRESS Nagano will try to top Lillehammer's charm Last modified at trying to conjure up the charm of Lillehammer while dragging the crassness of Atlanta...medal platforms they themselves built in Lillehammer more than anyone else - 26 times in...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...the most by a Chicago player in a regular-season game, to lead the Bulls over the New Jersey Nets 128-113.1994 - In Lillehammer, Norway, Vreni Schneider of Switzerland wins the slalom for the fifth medal of her career, the most of any woman in Alpine...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Feb. 25

...consecutive regular-season wins.1994 - Oksana Baiul of Ukraine wins the figure skating gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Nancy Kerrigan, who was whacked on the knee 2½ months earlier, wins the silver. Tonya Harding, later convicted...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 27

...wins its first hockey gold medal, defeating Canada 3-2 in the first shootout for a championship at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Canada is 1:49 away from its first championship in 42 years when Magnus Svensson's power-play goal ties...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 13

...Calgary Flames.1994 - Tommy Moe wins the men's downhill over local hero Kjetil Andre Aamodt at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Moe won by .04 seconds, the closest Alpine race in Olympic history. Norwegian speed skater Johann Olav Koss...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...1994 - Speedskater Johann Olav Koss earns his third gold medal and sets his third world record in the Winter Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway, by winning the 10,000 meters. He finishes in 13 minutes, 30.55 seconds, breaking the old mark by 12.99...
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...and 26th in Super G.In 1992, Lindh won a silver medal at the Olympics in Albertville, France.In the 1994 Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway, Lindh again battled injury and finished seventh in downhill and 13th in Super G. That year she also won her first...
Today in history

...Northern Ireland, killing nine people and injuring 130 in what became known as "Bloody Friday."In 1973, Israeli agents in Lillehammer, Norway, killed Ahmed Bouchikhi, a Moroccan waiter, in a case of mistaken identity, apparently thinking he was an official...
6 cities in running for 2022 Winter Olympics

...Olympics, and the Norwegian town of Lillehammer staged the 1994 Games.The confirmation...Zhangjiakou.Oslo would hold Alpine events in Lillehammer, about 125 miles north of the city...committee for the highly successful Lillehammer Olympics, said the games would be too...
Anchorage committee digs into possible 2026 bid

...scheduled in Sochi, Russia.Anchorage has bid twice before for the games, which went to Albertville, France, in 1992 and to Lillehammer, Norway, two years later. Anchorage came in third for the 1994 games.Rick Nerland, an organizing committee official...


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