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Sapporo Dome to host skiing championships

Updated: February 25, 2005, 10:45 AM ET
Associated Press

OBERSTDORF, Germany -- Nordic skiing will head indoors for the first time at the 2007 world championships in Sapporo, Japan.

Parts of the sprints for cross country and Nordic combined will take place at the Sapporo Dome, a 40,000-seat stadium built for soccer's 2002 World Cup. About 300 meters of the 1.2-kilometer event will be held in the dome.

The 2007 worlds organization committee also said Friday it plans to add a fourth Nordic combined event, with a mass start. Until now at ...

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