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Gay to try bobsled in Calgary

September 20, 2016 Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay is entered in this week’s USA Bobsled National Push Championships, making him the latest track star to give sledding a try. more »»

Douglas climbs to rollerski title

September 20, 2016 WILMINGTON — Robert Duncan Douglas and Hannah Rieders took top honors Sunday in the annual Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race organized by the New York Ski Educational Foundation. more »»

Miller sues supplier, eyes other brands

September 20, 2016 VIENNA (AP) — Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller has sued ski manufacturer Head as he wants to resume World Cup racing with a different equipment supplier. more »»

West, Britcher, Hyrns-Espinoza capture USA Luge start titles

September 17, 2016 LAKE PLACID (AP) — Tucker West took the men’s crown, Summer Britcher claimed the women’s title and the doubles team of Jake Hyrns and Anthony Espinoza also won Thursday at USA Luge’s annual indoor... more »»

Masley carried luge into next era

September 13, 2016 WILMINGTON, Delaware — Frank Masley, a three-time Olympian and the first Olympic flagbearer in USA Luge history, lost his fight against cancer Saturday at his Wilmington, Delaware home. more »»

Russia could lose biathlon ’21 worlds

September 7, 2016 VIENNA — A city in Siberia will be stripped of hosting the 2021 world biathlon championships if Russians in the sport fail doping retests of samples taken at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. more »»

Bailey, Jones push toward US team

August 30, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Ryan Bailey and Briauna Jones are one step closer to securing a spot on the USA Bobsled National Team after winning their respective preliminary push championship competitions Saturda... more »»

Catching up with Olympian Andrea Henkel-Burke

August 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Andrea Henkel-Burke unzips her purple and gold backpack, reaches around for a few seconds and then pulls out multi-colored beanbags. more »»

On an Olympic track

August 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — During a week when U.S. Olympians are completing their journeys in Rio, 14 children had the chance to start what might become their own quests Thursday in this villag. more »»

Clukey announces retirement

August 10, 2016 AUGUSTA, Maine — Olympian Julia Clukey officially announced her retirement from the sport of luge Tuesday at a press conference at the Kennebec Valley YMCA in her hometown of Augusta. more »»

Jack Shea’s protest

August 5, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Across the street from Starbucks and down one of Main Street’s alleys, there is an ice house a few feet from Mirror Lake, one of the last remnants of a business once known for its prim... more »»

‘End Victory Tax’

August 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After leading longtime U.S. Sen. more »»

Schumer will visit Lake Placid Tuesday

August 1, 2016 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer will use this two-time Winter Olympic host village as a backdrop Tuesday as he urges his fellow members of Congress to stop a tax on Olympic medals. more »»

Russia assailed in report for doping program beyond Sochi

July 18, 2016 Russian government officials engineered the drug-fueled corruption of 28 Olympic sports, an investigator found, prompting the World Anti-Doping Agency to call for a ban of the country's entire team... more »»

Decker takes next step

July 16, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — As long as Cecily Decker continues to enjoy skiing, she figures that success will take care of itself. more »»

Town picks Art Lussi for ORDA

July 13, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The North Elba Town Council unanimously voted Tuesday to appoint a prominent Lake Placid business and sports figure, Crowne Plaza Resort president and Adirondack Park Agency... more »»

Old-school luge slides in

July 9, 2016 LAKE PLACID — At a May executive board meeting of the International Luge Federation (FIL) in Atlanta, the federation and USA Luge announced a joint initiative to further develop the sport of natural... more »»

Planned $5M facility is ‘as big as it gets’ for USA Luge

July 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge officials hope to complete an unprecedented renovation and expansion of their facilities here in fewer than two years. more »»

ICG rep likes what he sees

June 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The secretary general of the International Children’s Games visited Lake Placid this week to talk about when, not if, this area could host the International Olympic Committee-sanctione... more »»

Lake Placid hosts International Luge Federation congress for first time since 1980

June 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — For the first time since the year of the 1980 Olympic “Miracle on Ice,” this village is hosting the International Luge Federation’s annual congress. more »»

 
 

 

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