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News Finland: Finland's Niskanen wins men's 50km mass start classic in Pyeongchang

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/2018/02/24/Finlands-Niskanen-wins-mens-50km-mass-start-classic-in-Pyeongchang/8811519490095/?spt=rrs&or=7
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Feb. 24 (UPI) --Iivo Niskanen of Finland bagged the gold medal of men's cross-country 50km mass start classic Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Niskanen finished the most demanding race with 2 hours, 8 minutes and 22.1 seconds. Niskanen ...

News Finland: Iivo Niskanen's tactics pay off, Finland wins 1st gold at 2018 Games

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/international/ct-spt-winter-olympics-cross-country-mass-start-20180224-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Iivo Niskanen put on new skis with 10 kilometers remaining in the 50-kilometer cross-country mass start race. Russian rival Alexander Bolshunov did not. The tactical decision proved to be the difference for Niskanen, who beat Bolshunov with a strong sprint ...

News Finland: Niskanen gets Finland’s first PyeongChang gold in 50km mass start

News channel or source: http://wwlp.com/2018/02/24/niskanen-gets-finlands-first-pyeongchang-gold-in-50km-mass-start/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

In a field of 71, 50-kilometer mass start came down to two. It was never really in question. Iivo Niskanen made his move on the final 1.66 kilometers and cruised to the finish line Saturday to win Finland’s first gold medal of the 2018 PyeongChang ...

News Finland: Iivo Niskanen Wins Finland's First Pyeongchang Gold

News channel or source: https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/sports/Cross-Country-Mens-50km-Mass-Start-475013693.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Finnish cross-country skier Iivo Niskanen won the men's 50km freestyle cross-country skiing competition, capturing Finland's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games and ending a 58-year drought in the event. Niskanen beat out Russian Alexander Bolshunov ...

News Finland: Inquisitive Owl Videobombs Traffic Camera in Finland

News channel or source: http://nbc4i.com/2018/02/23/inquisitive-owl-videobombs-traffic-camera-in-finland/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

We’ve all heard of photobombing, but an owl in Finland has one-upped the game as it videobombed a traffic camera. The Finnish Transport Agency posted a video of a moving object blocking the view of a traffic camera that was recording above the entrance ...

News Finland: Arctic Star Announces New Kimberlite Discovery in Finland

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/arctic-star-announces-kimberlite-discovery-080500154.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 20, 2018) - Arctic Star Exploration Corp. (TSXV: ADD) (OTCQB: ASDZF) (FSE: 82A1) (WKN: A2DFY5) ("Arctic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a new kimberlite discovery as part of its ongoing ...

News Finland: Former Canes player, Olympian now in broadcast booth for Finland

News channel or source: http://www.wralsportsfan.com/former-canes-player-olympian-now-in-broadcast-booth-for-finland/17363001/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The name Tuomo Rutuu still brings a smile to the faces of fans of the Carolina Hurricanes. Rutuu played hockey in Raleigh for six seasons and earned two Olympic medals during his run with the team. In 2018, he returned to the Olympic Games in the broadcast ...

News Finland: Chinese giant pandas unveiled to public in Finland

News channel or source: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_FINLAND_PANDAS?SITE=NELIN&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

HELSINKI (AP) -- Two giant pandas on loan from China have been unveiled at a zoo in central Finland and they have frolicked, galloped, climbed trees and played in the snow after a month-long quarantine. Hua Bao, a 4-year-old male, and 3-year-old female Jin ...

News Finland: Niskanen captures Finland's first PyeongChang gold

News channel or source: http://www.ktvz.com/sports/olympics/niskanen-captures-finlands-first-pyeongchang-gold/706743669
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

In a field of 71, the 50-kilometer mass start came down to two. It was never really in question. Iivo Niskanen made his move on the final 1.66 kilometers and cruised to the finish line Saturday to win Finland's first gold medal of the 2018 PyeongChang ...