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Straight-shooting Norwegians target Olympic gold

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When it comes to biathlon and cross country skiing at the Sochi Olympics, it looks like Norway can already start celebrating. 

Norway's Tora Berger competes in the women's 7.5 km sprint at the IBU Biathlon World Cup on January 16, 2014, in Antholz-Anterselva, northern Italy

Tora Berger comfortably leads the women's World Cup race in biathlon and with Germany's Magdalena Neuner -- the winner of two golds at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics as well as 12 world championship golds -- in retirement, the 32-year-old Norwegian looks poised for the top step of the podium.

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