Emil Hegle Svendsen wins gold
FORT KENT, Maine -- Olympic champion Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway finished 7.2 seconds ahead of the Czech Republic's Michal Slesingr in the 10-kilometer sprint Thursday in the biathlon World Cup.
The biathlon, a sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle marksmanship, is getting some star power with NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen attending the international parade Friday.
Svendsen, a two-time gold medalist in Vancouver, stayed ahead of Slesingr despite a penalty for missing ...
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