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3-time Olympic skier Grubelnik dies in car crash

November 18, 2015 VIENNA (AP) — The Slovenian ski federation says three-time Olympic slalom skier Drago Grubelnik died on Tuesday after the car he was driving swerved off a mountain road and rolled down a hill in th... more »»

American breaks world speedkating record in 1,500

November 16, 2015 CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — American Brittany Bowe broke the world record in the women’s 1,500 meters Sunday, and Russia’s Pavel Kulizhnikov topped the previous mark in the men’s 500 at a World Cup... more »»

November snow sports

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Aspen to host two slaloms after World Cup race moved

November 13, 2015 OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin will race in back-to-back slaloms in front of an American crowd after a World Cup ski event was rescheduled. more »»

Russian Sports Minister rules out boycott

November 12, 2015 MOSCOW — Russia has no intention of boycotting the Olympics, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told The Associated Press on Thursda. more »»

Doping scandal threatens Russia’s storied sports legacy

November 11, 2015 MOSCOW — The day after the 2014 Sochi Olympics ended with Russia atop the medals table, a beaming President Vladimir Putin presented his athletes with state awards for “defending the honor” of... more »»

Meeting between Putin and Russian sports leaders canceled

November 11, 2015 MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin canceled a meeting with the country’s sports leaders because of heavy rain in Sochi on Wednesday. more »»

Trio sweeps fall luge races

November 10, 2015 PARK CITY, Utah — Emily Sweeney and the doubles team of Sochi Olympians Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman completed the fall sweep of luge races Sunday at the Utah Olympic Park by winning their... more »»

Skeleton teams finalized

November 10, 2015 PARK CITY, Utah — Ten athletes were named to the 2015-2016 USA Skeleton National Team Friday after points were tallied following the fourth and final selection race in Park City, Utah. more »»

Russia faces possible Olympic ban after doping report

November 10, 2015 GENEVA — Russia’s status as a sports superpower and its participation in track and field events at next year’s Olympics came under threat Monday after a report accused the Russians of widespread,... more »»

Wesenberg closes in on selection

November 6, 2015 PARK CITY — The U.S coaching staff took notice of Kendall Wesenberg when she was the surprise winner of the third national team selection race in Park City, Utah last season. more »»

Vonn ready for action

November 5, 2015 Lindsey Vonn’s healing left ankle no longer aches or gives her any sort of discomfort whatsoever when she steps into her ski boot. more »»

Commission would connect tourneys, venues, Olympic bid

November 5, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Local officials hope to create a new sports commission for the North Country region, with plans to use state economic development funding to get the ball rolling. more »»

Olympic bid details undecided

November 5, 2015 LAKE PLACID — There are still major questions left unanswered about a North Country effort to pursue an Winter Olympic bi. more »»

China approves budget for 2022 Winter Olympics rail link

November 4, 2015 BEIJING (AP) — China has approved the budget for a 58.41 billion yuan ($9. more »»

West heats up in first seeding race

October 31, 2015 LAKE PLACID — With a snow squall moving through Lake Placid during the race, Tucker West, Emily Sweeney and the doubles team of Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman emerged victorious in the first of... more »»

Benshoof returns to junior luge staff

October 30, 2015 LAKE PLACID — After a one-year hiatus, Tony Benshoof will return to the coaching staff of USA Luge’s junior national team. more »»

O’Shea, Antoine lead day two of selection races

October 30, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Annie O’Shea rallied ahead of Savannah Graybill in Tuesday’s second run of skeleton selection races at Mount Van Hoevenberg to win the women’s competition by a mere . more »»

USA bobsled selects teams

October 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Twenty-three athletes were selected to be part of the 2015-16 USA bobsled national team roster Monday. more »»

Graybill, Antoine win first skeleton selection race

October 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Savannah Graybill and Matt Antoine won their respective skeleton selection races Monday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

 
 

 

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