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Winter Olympic Sports

Oldest living Olympic champion turns 99

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Although she turned 99 on Thursday, even a 9-year-old would have a hard time keeping up with Agnes Keleti’s irrepressible energy and enthusiasm. Keleti is the oldest living Olympic champion and a Holocaust survivor. She won 10 medals in gymnastics — including ...

Ro leads USA in NAC finale

LAKE PLACID — USA Skeleton athletes captured two spots in the top-three North American Cup standings, and collected five medals in the Lake Placid finale this week. Mystique Ro, of Nokesville, Virginia, led the way for the women’s team with two gold medals and wrapped up her season ranked ...

ORDA adds Terdiman as sponsor

LAKE PLACID — U.S. luger Jayson Terdiman is joining his doubles partner — Chris Mazdzer — as a new face of this village as the state Olympic Regional Development Authority has signed him up as a sponsor athlete. Mazdzer has been in the sponsor athlete program for multiple years, ...

Humphries settles for fourth in Winterberg

WINTERBERG, Germany — Kaillie Humphries and Lauren Gibbs narrowly missed the medals in Saturday’s women’s bobsled World Cup race in Winterberg, finishing fourth behind three Germans on their home track. “At the end of the day, fourth place is one of my better results on this ...

Stars align for Lake Placid performance

LAKE PLACID — “I feel back at home.” That’s how Kurt Browning described his return to Lake Placid for a special holiday performance of Stars on Ice on Monday at the Olympic Center. For the three-time Olympian, four-time world champion and four-time Canadian national champion who ...

Scott Hamilton returns with new event at oval this February

LAKE PLACID — An Olympic figure skater is set to land in Lake Placid next month to host a benefit for the local hospital. Scott Hamilton, who won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, will headline the Frozen 5K on Feb. 18 at the Olympic Speedskating ...

Stars light up the ice

LAKE PLACID — Figure skating royalty was on hand Monday for Stars on Ice at the Lake Placid Olympic Center's 1980 Herb Brooks Arena.

Cohen slides to Switzerland

(Correction: An earlier version of this article misspelled Maddy Cohen's last name. The Enterprise regrets the error.) LAKE PLACID — Maddy Cohen is heading to Switzerland. The Lake Placid High School student will compete in the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in the sport of bobsled. The ...

US tops Canada

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Abby Roque and Alex Carpenter scored early goals, and the United States women’s hockey team held on to beat Canada 2-1 in the second game of their five-game Rivalry Series. Roque found the net 2:43 into the first period on the Americans’ first shot on ...

Russian skeleton sliders win in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Russian sliders swept the top spots on the podium in Lake Placid Friday, as Alexander Tretiakov and Elena Nikitina won the men’s and women’s skeleton races on the first day of this week’s World Cup action at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The skeleton races kicked off three ...

USA Luge nominates 7 to YOG

LAKE PLACID — After a series of national and international qualification races, USA Luge has nominated seven athletes to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee for inclusion in next month’s 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. Final team approval will come from the USOPC. The ...

Skiers find creative ways to relax

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — To unwind, Italian downhill racer Dominik Paris sometimes screams into a microphone. Not so much screams as hauntingly growls out lyrics he wrote himself. Being the lead singer of a heavy metal band called Rise of Voltage is just a way for Paris to give his ...

Sledders prep for round 2 in LP

LAKE PLACID — It’s round two of sliding in Lake Placid this weekend as the second set of World Cup bobsled and skeleton races take place at the Olympic Sports Complex. The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation’s season-opener was originally slated to take place two weeks ...

Toukan, McDonald slide into NAC bronze medals

PARK CITY, Utah — Michelle Toukan and Lauren McDonald each earned a bronze medal for USA Skeleton in the Park City North American Cup on Monday. With only Park City and Lake Placid hosting North American Cup races this season, a series of three skeleton competitions were held on the 2002 ...

Segger grabs doubles gold

KOENIGSSEE, Germany — USA Luge juniors Dana Kellogg and Duncan Segger outraced the field Saturday on the classic German track in Koenigssee to win their first Junior World Cup doubles race. Among their challengers were teammates Sean Hollander and Michael O’Gara who finished fourth. ...

Russia gets four-year ban for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer’s Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will still be able to compete if they can show they are clean competitors. The ...

Humphries golden in American debut

LAKE PLACID — Kaillie Humphries proved that she can win at any track, in any sled, and for any country in her return to women’s bobsled competition this weekend in Lake Placid after taking a year off. Humphries, a Carlsbad, California resident who won the 2010 and 2014 Olympic gold ...

Bobsled, skeleton World Cup run kicks off in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority will host its first of two International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation Bobsled World Cup events this weekend at the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The World Cup — with competition slated for ...

Doherty leads US in biathlon World Cup

OESTERSUND, Sweden — The longest race on the biathlon docket is always a test of fitness, especially during the opening stop on the world cup circuit. That was the case on Wednesday at the BMW IBU World Cup opener as the men raced the 20-kilometer individual event under the lights in ...