Sweden came to a near standstill over the weekend when wind-packed snowstorms blanketed a nation still recovering from earlier snowfalls. Citizens were advised to remain homebound when possible, until railway tracks and highways were cleared.
The Norwegian and Danish Governments told the news agency Reuters at the weekend they would financially support the cash-strapped carrier but wanted to eventually privatize it.
The Swedish Court has announced that Daniel Westling, fiancé of Swedish Crown Princess Victoria, is participating in a program to enhance his understanding about “the ceremonies and culture inheritance that is linked to the history of the monarchy.”
Riesch and Pärson both came away from the downhill and super-G medal-less,
Sweden's Marcus Hellner made up for just missing out in the 15km race when he powered away from his rivals in the home stretch to claim gold in the men's