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Winter Olympic Sports

USA luge competes in Altenberg World Cup

ALTENBERG, Germany — FIL Luge World Cup action returned this past weekend in Altenberg, Germany. The weekend of competitions served as a preview for the 2024 World Championship, which will be held in Altenberg. The track is expected to undergo an upgrade, focused on covering more of ...

LP native wins gold at U23 luge world championship

OBERHOF, Germany — The 51st FIL Luge World Championships, which featured its normal races, sprint races and a U23 World Championship concluded on Sunday after three days of competition at the LOTTO Thringen EisArena Oberhof, Germany. - Men’s doubles - Racing in their first ...

IOC seeks path to let Russians compete at Olympics

GENEVA — The IOC made clear Wednesday it wants Russians to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics as neutral athletes, in defiance of Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s call to exclude them entirely. Citing a “unifying mission” during a time of war, the International Olympic ...

Humphries continues bobsled success going into World Championships

ALTENBERG, Germany — Top U.S. bobsledder Kaillie Humphries took home World Cup gold in women’s monobob for the second weekend in a row on the Altenberg track. This time, she also won gold in the two-woman event with brakeman Kaysha Love. Humphries’ winning times this weekend was ...

Shiffrin matches Vonn’s record 82nd win

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — The emotions came pouring out of Mikaela Shiffrin when she matched Lindsey Vonn’s women’s World Cup skiing record with her 82nd win Sunday. First there was a scream of delight following a serious case of nerves that had been building inside her throughout the ...

Paul Smith’s roommates will take on FISU Games

Paul Smith’s College roommates and Nordic ski team members Aidan Ripp and Timothy Ziegler were in two different mindsets at this time last year. Ripp was helping the team win race after race while Ziegler watched from the side. Ziegler had suffered a displacement fracture in his left ...