Weltcup  Dresden: Despite Everything

Weltcup Dresden: Despite Everything

Leaders, Newsfeed
Skiweltcup Dresden might not be a purist idea of cross-country skiing, but its one of the best organized events on the FIS calendars - and most loved by the athlets. Dresden is a tourist city in normal times and thousands of visitors and 50 million television viewers worldwide the Dresden City Sprints get go a long way toward promoting the beauty of the Saxonian capital. Alas, the things are not normal this year and Dresden is probably hit harder than the rest: Saxony is posting some of the worst Covid infection rates in Germany in the last few weeks and all tourist attractions are shut. Yet Weltcup Dresden is to happen. We speak to the event spokesperson and one of those people who work on organizing it full time, 365…
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Post-Tour De Ski Musings. Why Blink And Dresden Are More Fun

Post-Tour De Ski Musings. Why Blink And Dresden Are More Fun

Money & Finance, Newsfeed
Ingvild Oestberg has proven yet another time that she is one of the best this year and Johannes Klaebo has shown to all the fans & skeptics alike that he is much more than a sprint prodigy. Sergei "the Russian Bear" Ustiugov is back & roaring - literally and in fights for the podium while Therese Johaug and Charlotte Kalla were sorely missed. Oh, and the Alpe Cermis climb is still a fantastic race - arguably, the most TV & fans friendly of them all in the FIS calendar! Yet another resounding success for all involved? Not so fast. Let's start with small gripes e.g. what the point of having skiers to negotiate first 6 kilometers of the 9 km Alpe Cermis race that are actually downhill - before the…
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