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Running the Oslo marathon

Oslo Marathon: A Personal Experience

Have you ever considered running a marathon? Here's one Brit's personal experience of participating in the annual Oslo race. With the Oslo marathon just around the corner, I decided to recount my personal experience from last...
A Norwegian poker player

Playing Poker in Norway

A complete guide to poker in Norway: Legal and tax issues, the biggest tournaments, and the most famous Norwegian poker players. Once a game of drifters and tricksters and only played in smoke-filled casinos and dodgy...
Fisherman in Norway

Fishing in Norway

Fancy a fishing trip to Norway? The opportunities are incredible for the keen angler but there’s a few things you need to know before you start waving your rod around. Fishing in Norway has long been...
Outside Vålerenga Stadium in Oslo

Oslo’s Intility Arena: The Home of Vålerenga

After decades of playing in other stadiums, Oslo's main football club Vålerenga are back in the east of the city with a home to call their own. When I arrived in Oslo back in 2011, I...
The incredible setting of the football ground in Henningsvær, Lofoten, Norway

The Most Impressive Norwegian Football Grounds

From the national stadium in Oslo to a windswept but beautiful pitch in the Arctic circle, here are the best football stadiums in Norway. Groundhopping is a popular hobby among football fans. Some in the UK...
Norway v Sweden in Euro 2020 qualifier

Norway 3 Sweden 3: Dramatic Finish In Oslo

A last-gasp goal from Ola Kamara rescued a point for Norway against their rivals, moments after Sweden thought they’d stolen the win with a late goal of their own. Norway’s Swedish manager Lars Lagerbäck thought he’d...
Football World Cup fans

Nordics Plan Bid for 2027 Women’s World Cup

The Nordic nations are considering a joint bid to host the 2027 Women's World Cup. The six Nordic football federations – Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands – met earlier this month to...
Handball in Norway is a popular sport

Handball in Norway

Sport in Norway is not just about snow, mountains and winter sports… When you think of sport in Norway you immediately think of snow, mountains and winter sports. It’s true that skiing is far and away...
A cross-country skier in Norway

Norwegian Cross-Country Skiers

Meet the Olympic superstars and some of Norway's biggest celebrities. Cross-country skiing is without doubt the national sport of Norway. Many partake simply for recreation, but those who compete at a national or international level are...
Boy skiing in Norway

How To Get ‘Ski Fit’

Winter sports holidays are all the rage, but with more older people now hitting the slopes, there has been an inevitable rise in snow sport-related injuries. The knee joint is especially vulnerable – accounting for 30%...