Vasaloppet ski race saved by last-minute snow dump

Vasaloppet ski race saved by last-minute snow dump

Sweden's oldest and most famous ski race, the Vasaloppet, has been rescued at the last minute by a snowstorm which coated the track and surrounding landscape just hours before the start.

Heavy snow to fall on northern Sweden into next week

Heavy snow to fall on northern Sweden into next week

Nazi flags appear at finish of Sweden’s Vasaloppet ski race

Nazi flags appear at finish of Sweden’s Vasaloppet ski race

Relief for Sweden’s Vasaloppet race as air warms to -7C

Relief for Sweden’s Vasaloppet race as air warms to -7C

Swedish skiing competition struggles with too much snow

Swedish skiing competition struggles with too much snow

Here’s what the world’s first night ski race will look like

Here’s what the world’s first night ski race will look like

Vasaloppet ski race sells out in 90 seconds

Vasaloppet ski race sells out in 90 seconds

Vasaloppet skiers get longed-for go-ahead

Vasaloppet skiers get longed-for go-ahead

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Three die in Swedish ski race

Jörgen Aukland wins Vasaloppet

Jörgen Aukland wins Vasaloppet

Vasaloppet organizers hope for cold weekend weather

Vasaloppet organizers hope for cold weekend weather

Thynell claims third Vasaloppet crown

Thynell claims third Vasaloppet crown

Swedes win thrilling ski marathon

Swedes win thrilling ski marathon

Swede claims second Vasaloppet title

Swede claims second Vasaloppet title

Pippa Middleton to ski in Sweden’s Vasaloppet

Pippa Middleton to ski in Sweden’s Vasaloppet

Pippa hails Vasaloppet finish: ‘It was incredible’

Pippa hails Vasaloppet finish: ‘It was incredible’

Norwegian Aukland wins Sweden’s Vasaloppet

Norwegian Aukland wins Sweden’s Vasaloppet

Vasaloppet brings risk of irregular heartbeat: study

Vasaloppet brings risk of irregular heartbeat: study

Annual cycling event takes dramatic turn

Annual cycling event takes dramatic turn