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Mixed expectations

February 7, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Reporter Chris Knight held his 2-year-old daughter in his arms — blond pigtails bobbing up and down — and swayed to Inisheer’s Celtic music at the Harrietstown Town Hall Saturday. more »»

Olympic biathlon track too short, gets extension

February 7, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Course workers added 40 meters (130 feet) to the biathlon track for the Sochi Olympics today because it was too short. The loop should measure 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles). more »»

Weibrecht to ski two races in Sochi

February 7, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Andrew Weibrecht won’t ski the first alpine ski race of the Sochi Winter Olympics, but the Lake Placid native is expected to compete in two other disciplines later in the... more »»

Biathletes test Olympic course

February 6, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The U.. more »»

Athletes get their own Olympic Village

February 6, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — This Winter Olympics, the world’s best biathletes and cross-country skiers have their own place to call home. more »»

US picks Todd Lodwick as Olympic flagbearer

February 6, 2014 SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The United States has chosen six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick to be the team’s flagbearer at Friday’s opening ceremony for the Sochi Games. more »»

Mazdzer on track

February 6, 2014 more »»

Slopestyle kicks off Olympic competition

February 6, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — And to think, Shaun White chose not to ride down this course. more »»

First day in Russia

February 5, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — It’s 7:30 this morning. more »»

‘60 Minutes Sports’ highlights Placid tonight

February 5, 2014 LAKE PLACID — CBS’ magazine-style television sports show, “60 Minutes Sports,” will feature Lake Placid’s 1980 Winter Olympics when it airs tonight at 10 o’clock on CBS’s Showtime Sports channel. more »»

Lake Placid officials won’t make Sochi Games

February 5, 2014 The village of Lake Placid will not have an official presence at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi; however, local leaders hope to travel to Russia later this year to extend an olive branch to the... more »»

Lake Placid asked to back Olympic LGBT resolution

February 5, 2014 The village of Lake Placid has been asked to endorse a resolution that encourages the International Olympic Committee to promote future Olympic host cities to be more accepting of gay rights. more »»

Send-off to Sochi

February 4, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Hundreds of people packed the Harrietstown Town Hall Monday evening to celebrate the upcoming Winter Olympics and the local athletes who will participate in them. more »»

Biesemeyer to speak at ESWG opening ceremony

February 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Ski Team athlete Tommy Biesemeyer of Keene will deliver the keynote speech Thursday night at the Empire State Winter Games opening ceremony in the Olympic Center. more »»

Lugers get taste of Olympic track

February 4, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Describing the ice as smooth, fast and by all accounts perfectly safe, luge athletes took their first formal training runs of the Sochi Olympics this morning. more »»

Kearney determined as ever

February 4, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Hannah Kearney answered a question about her readiness to defend the Olympic women’s moguls gold medal with a question of her ow. more »»

Defending champ has changed over five Olympics

February 3, 2014 When Bill Demong goes to Sochi for his fifth Olympic Winter Games, he will end a career that has already seen him make history. more »»

After struggles, Weibrecht is ready for Sochi

February 3, 2014 Four years ago, Andrew Weibrecht charged down the super-giant slalom course at the Whistler Creekside Resort in British Columbia and won an Olympic bronze meda. more »»

Burke aims for redemption in Russia

February 3, 2014 Four years ago, Tim Burke entered the Vancouver Winter Olympics at the top of his game. The Paul Smiths native was riding the best season ever for an American on the World Cup biathlon circuit. more »»

Lowell Bailey rides momentum to Sochi

February 3, 2014 For some athletes, being able to compete at the Olympics is a big enough thrill. Others just want to be able to say they gave it their all, regardless of how they finis. more »»

 
 
 

 

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