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Jim Craig to auction memorabilia

July 30, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics is on the auction block. more »»

 
 
 
Silk returns to Miracle site

July 21, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Dave Silk came to Lake Placid in 1980 and helped pull off one of the biggest achievements in the history of sports as a member of a team. more »»

Nagasu headlines skating events

July 16, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The summer skating series continues this week with Freaky Friday and the Saturday Night Ice Show at the Olympic Center. more »»

Olympic biathlete gets girls going

July 15, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Olympic biathlete Annelies Cook, of Saranac Lake, is busy running the Go Girls Outdoors summer program through Dewey Mountain Recreation Cente. more »»

Zettel retires year after winning Olympic bronze

July 13, 2015 VIENNA (AP) — Former world champion Kathrin Zettel became the third prominent member of the Austrian women’s ski team to retire in the offseason Monday, a year after she won bronze in the Olympic... more »»

Sun Valley approved for 4 more Olympic training sites

July 13, 2015 SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee has approved four new training sites in central Idah. more »»

Retirement party for Bill Demong

July 13, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Bill Demong returned to his native Adirondack Mountains over the weekend, and on Sunday, members of Saranac Lake’s nordic ski community honored the Olympic gold medalist at a small... more »»

Stefanik: I’ll lobby for luge

July 13, 2015 LAKE PLACID — North Country Rep. Elise Stefanik met with USA Luge officials Saturday, receiving a tour of the training facility and discussing possible ways to keep the organization here. more »»

Stefanik visits for luge, honor

July 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik will attend two events here today: one about saving an Olympic sport’s presence here and one in which her party will honor her as a “Rising... more »»

Russian Olympic biathlete banned for doping

July 10, 2015 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Olympic biathlon competitor Alexander Loginov has been banned for two years for doping, while two more Russians have had their bans extended. more »»

Mazdzer becomes first athlete elected to Luge Board

June 20, 2015 At its annual Congress being held this weekend in PyeongChang, South Korea, site of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the International Luge Federation passed a by-law amendment, clearing the way for... more »»

CAS clears violinist Vanessa-Mae in Olympic ski fixing case

June 19, 2015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has cleared pop violinist Vanessa-Mae of helping fix Alpine skiing races so she could qualify for the Sochi Olympics. more »»

Olympic celebrities hit the course

June 13, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Ian Coryea, Nick Politi and Don Mortensen are friends who love playing golf. And the Lake Placid residents just happen to be pretty good at the game too. more »»

Austrian ski federation, Fenninger solve ongoing dispute

June 11, 2015 VIENNA (AP) — The Austrian ski federation and Anna Fenninger said Thursday they have solved their ongoing dispute, a month after the two-time overall World Cup champion quit a preseason training... more »»

IOC looks into adding new events

June 8, 2015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC is considering adding new events in snowboarding, freestyle skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. more »»

Bobsled eliminating third sled

June 2, 2015 GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Nations will now be able to enter only two sleds at the Olympics and the world championships in bobsled and skeleton, after the sport’s ruling body voted Monday to cap the... more »»

Rochette finds a new way to soar

June 2, 2015 TORONTO (AP) — Triple jumps just don’t deliver the same thrills for Joannie Rochette. So she’s found a new way to soar. more »»

Last graduating class

June 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National Sports Academy held its final graduation ceremony Saturday morning at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. more »»

Final buzzer to sound for NSA

May 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National Sports Academy will close at the end of the month, right after graduation, and won’t reopen in the fall. more »»

 
 

Winter Olympic Sports Poll

 
 
 
 

From Russia with Lou

Final dispatch

February 26, 2014 I couldn't stop laughing. I was sitting on the couch with my wife Sunday night, just minutes after walking in the door. more »

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