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Weibrecht preps for World Cup

October 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID - Andrew Weibrecht always said he'd be in the Olympics. The Lake Placid native's parents first took him skiing when he was about a year old. more »»

Luge athletes seek spots at Norton

October 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The start of the new World Cup luge season may be a month away, but the Norton National Championships and seeding races this weekend will go a long way in  determining the makeup of... more »»

Sledders jockey for position

October 28, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Elana Meyers Taylor and Nick Cunningham won the first bobsled selection races of the season Saturday. more »»

Woolf tours Lake Placid sliding track

October 25, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf took a tour of Mount Van Hoevenberg’s Olympic Sports Complex Friday afternoon, accompanied by his wife Carolyn and their 3-year-old daughter Eloi. more »»

Meyers Taylor plans to race men

October 24, 2014 PARK CITY, Utah — U.S. Olympic women’s bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor is going to race against men. And when she does, it’ll be a family affair. more »»

Sliding track opens for season

October 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID (AP) — For the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams, home ice is ready again. more »»

Ski champ Svindal injured while playing soccer

October 21, 2014 VIENNA (AP) — Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer. more »»

1980 Olympic hockey team to host fantasy camp in Lake Placid

October 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Eight members of the 1980 United States men’s Olympic hockey team will return to the rink that made them legends for a Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp. more »»

Hawaiian decathlete pushes onto scene

October 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Former decathlete Aaron Victorian pushed his way onto the coach’s radar by winning the men’s 2014 U.S. National Bobsled Push Championships on Friday at the Olympic Training Center. more »»

Bobsledders look to make early impression

October 14, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The first step toward making a bid for a spot on the national bobsled team begins this week with 2014 U.S. National Bobsled Push Championships in Lake Placid on Thursday and Friday. more »»

Fairall soars to Flaming Leaves win

October 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The sky was clear and the headwind was strong at the Olympic Jumping Complex for Sunday’s 90-meter U.S. more »»

Jumpers leave fear behind

October 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It takes a lot of training and confidence to strap on a pair of skis and soar off of a 90-meter ski jump. More than anything else, though, it takes courage. more »»

Northug gets 50 days for drunk driving

October 10, 2014 OSLO, Norway (AP) — Two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Petter Northug has been given a 50-day prison sentence and fined 185,000 kroner ($30,000) for drunk driving. more »»

Norwegian officials, IOC to assess failed Oslo bid

October 10, 2014 LONDON — Norwegian Olympic officials will meet with IOC leaders in Switzerland this month to analyze the demise of Oslo’s bid for the 2022 Winter Games and explore ways of improving the bidding... more »»

Two-time Olympic moguls gold medalist retires

October 8, 2014 MONTREAL (AP) — Alex Bilodeau is retiring to become an accountant. more »»

USA Luge starts on-ice training

October 4, 2014 LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — For USA Luge, winter has started. And for Erin Hamlin, a quest for another Olympic medal is officially underway. more »»

With two cities left, IOC won’t reopen 2022 Olympic bidding

October 2, 2014 LONDON — The IOC will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Olympics, even though only two cities are left in the troubled race following Oslo’s withdrawal. more »»

USA Luge president named to Olympic selection committee

October 2, 2014 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The International Olympic Committee has named USA Luge board president Dwight Bell to its evaluation commission that will help select the 2022 Winter Olympic Games site. more »»

USA Luge team names two assistant coaches

October 1, 2014 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge Sport Program Director Mark Grimmette, a two-time Olympic medalist, has named Lubomir Mick assistant coach and Keith Younger team manager entering the 2014-2015 season. more »»

Uihlein-Ironman awards grants

September 30, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Sometimes even the most dedicated competitors need a little boost. more »»

 
 
 

 

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