Martin Johnsrud Sundby is beginning the appeals process, seeking to overturn his doping ban by way of the Swiss Supreme Court. Meanwhile, other Norwegian skiers -- healthy ones -- were allegedly recommended to use nebulizers as well.
“It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to work with this caliber of athletes and coaches,” Trond Nystad said to Norwegian news agency NTB after accepting the offer to be the head coach for the Norwegian national men’s team.
Former US Ski Team coach Trond Nystad becomes the new head coach for the Norwegian men's all-round team. He replaces Morten Aa Djupvik, who resigned after the 2011 World Championship season.
Roar Hjelmeset will replace Jon Arne Schjetne as the Norwegian women’s national sprint team. Hjelmeset replaced Fredrik Aukland as the Norwegian junior national team in 2008. After three years as the head coach for the Norwegian junior and U23 national teams, Hjelmeset was supposed to be the head coach for the new recruitment/development national team for the upcoming season. “A month ago, I was approached about the position as the women’s sprint team coach, and...