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Athlete-soldiers march to Sochi

January 30, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Four New York Army National Guard soldiers will be part of the United States Olympic team at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, next week. more »»

US push athletes seeking medals, not glory

January 29, 2014 The pay is awful, the workplace is freezing, making a mistake is about the only way to get noticed and trips down the mountain are always accompanied by some big-time turbulence. more »»

Our Olympic 9 — and then some

January 28, 2014 In the end, our area ended up with more Olympians than we even thought possible. more »»

Napier content with life after war and Olympics

January 28, 2014 LAKELAND, Fla. — John Napier used to race for America. And he used to fight for America. These days, he misses both. The former U.S. more »»

Weibrecht is Sochi bound

January 27, 2014 Andrew Weibrecht of Lake Placid was named Sunday to the U.S. alpine ski team that will compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The news was announced Sunday afternoon in Park City, Utah. more »»

U.S. sliders riding momentum

January 27, 2014 With 18 gold medals this winter, the U.S. sliding teams clearly know the way to the podium. And now the biggest stage in sliding awaits. more »»

Hansen captures rare individual luge gold

January 27, 2014 SIGULDA, Latvia (AP) — Kate Hansen is going into the Sochi Olympics on a winning streak, after giving USA Luge something it chased for 16 years. more »»

Weibrecht headed to Sochi

January 26, 2014 Andrew Weibreicht of Lake Placid was named today to the U.S. alpine ski team that will compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The news was announced this afternoon in Park City, Utah. more »»

Olympic cauldron to be lit Feb. 7

January 25, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The 1980 Winter Olympic cauldron will be lit Friday, Feb. 7, to celebrate the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. more »»

Hamlin looks to make amends

January 24, 2014 Erin Hamlin always dreamed of skidding into the finish area, stepping off her luge and bathing in Olympic glory. A gold medal hanging from her neck was all she ever wanted. more »»

Pikus-Pace hunts for gold at final Olympic finish line

January 24, 2014 Noelle Pikus-Pace has one of those quintessential Olympic stories. more »»

Ski phenom has family in Malone

January 24, 2014 MALONE — When U.S. more »»

Our Olympians

January 23, 2014 Except for Lake Placid alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht, whose status won’t be announced until Sunday, our list of Adirondack Olympians is now complete. more »»

Olympic send-off planned in Saranac Lake

January 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — The village is planning a celebration to send off the area’s Olympians. more »»

Demong will compete in his fifth Olympic Games

January 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — No surprise, but it’s official. Billy Demong was named to his fifth United States Olympic team in a press conference Wednesday. more »»

Frenette gets second turn at Olympics

January 23, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake ski jumper Peter Frenette will be going to his second Winter Olympics. The 21-year-old was nominated Wednesday to the U.S. more »»

Small hockey nations still have Olympic dreams

January 23, 2014 Anze Kopitar knows Slovenia isn’t likely to see the medal podium at its first Olympic hockey tournament. Jonas Hiller is only slightly more optimistic about Switzerland’s chances. more »»

US Ski team suit features national anthem theme

January 23, 2014 BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The competition uniforms for the U.S. alpine ski team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi will feature a national anthem-inspired theme. more »»

Cook makes third Olympics

January 22, 2014 Freestyle skier Emily Cook is going to her third Olympics after landing a spot on the U.S. team on Tuesday. The 34-year-old aerialist finished 19th at the 2010 Games and 11th in 2006. more »»

'Chinese Air Force' breezes to podium in Lake Placid

January 20, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Freestyle skiers from China departed the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex Saturday with loads of hardware after the final World Cup aerials event of the season. more »»

 
 

 

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