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Sochi spots on the line in Park City

December 27, 2013 Olympic gold medalist Billy Demong of Vermontville will be among the athletes competing for automatic nominations to February’s Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia this weekend in the 2014 Olympic Trials. more »»

Lake Placid speedskater among upstate NYers in Olympic Team Trials

December 27, 2013 Three athletes from upstate New York are competing for trips to the Sochi Winter Games as the United States Olympic speedskating team trials start today, in Kearns, Utah. more »»

Speedskater shoots for Sochi after health scare

December 27, 2013 SALT LAKE CITY — Rebekah Bradford was a highly trained athlete. She couldn’t figure out why she was out of breath just walking up a flight of stairs. more »»

Expensive road to Sochi for local families

December 14, 2013 Families of the area’s Olympic hopefuls are finding it’s no easy task to get to Sochi, Russia, to see their loved ones compete in February’s winter games. more »»

Lake Placid hosts bobsled, skeleton World Cup

December 12, 2013 LAKE PLACID — The bobs are back, and so are the skeletons. Starting on Friday, Dec. more »»

On the world stage

December 6, 2013 LAKE PLACID — With the World Cup season now underway for winter sports, thousands of athletes are looking to put forth their best efforts with the hopes of making their nations’ Olympic teams so... more »»

Biesemeyer sidelined with knee injury

December 5, 2013 Alpine skier and Olympic hopeful Tommy Biesemeyer of Keene suffered a serious knee injury Friday during a downhill training run in Lake Louise, Alberta. more »»

Holcomb back on track with Calgary sweep

December 4, 2013 CALGARY, Alberta — It had been three years since Steven Holcomb was on top of the podium in a four-man bobsled World Cup competition. more »»

Marsicano aims toward second Olympics

November 29, 2013 Speedskater Trevor Marsicano was the world single distance champion in the 1,000-meter race in 2009 and a silver medalist at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in the team pursuit event. more »»

U.S. bobsled team returns to Calgary

November 27, 2013 CALGARY, Alberta — The Olympic season commences with the first World Cup event in Calgary, Canada this week. The U.S. more »»

Lake Placid in media spotlight

November 27, 2013 LAKE PLACID — With the 2014 Sochi Olympics just a few months away, journalists from around the country are looking for Olympic-related stories, including those from the 1932 and 1980 Winter Games in... more »»

Cook, Burke, Bailey team up for 12th in World Cup opener

November 25, 2013 OSTERSUND, Sweden — The United States mixed relay team of Annelies Cook, Susan Dunklee, Tim Burke and Lowell Bailey opened the IBU World Cup season Sunday with a 12th place overall finish. more »»

Mazdzer locks up Sochi spot

November 25, 2013 Chris Mazdzer finished his second and final run, checked his time and felt a brief pang of disappointment. A very brief one. Mazdzer wrapped up a spot on the 2014 U.S. more »»

1998 Olympian named as junior luge coach

November 22, 2013 LAKE PLACID — The United States Luge Association announced Tuesday that 1998 Olympian Larry Dolan has been appointed head coach of the organization’s Junior C and D Teams. more »»

Protopopovs pop in for free lesson

November 22, 2013 LAKE PLACID — Skating Club of Lake Placid members had the opportunity to skate with Olympic legends Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov on Wednesday at the Olympic Center. more »»

International bobsled, skeleton racing underway

November 21, 2013 The bobsled and skeleton international competitive season is in full swing with a series of races slated around the world this wee. more »»

Vonn’s Olympic prep on hold after crash

November 21, 2013 Lindsey Vonn partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee in a training crash that at the very least puts her preparation for the Sochi Olympics on hold. more »»

Vonn injured during training

November 20, 2013 DENVER — Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed Tuesday while training in Copper Mountain, Colo., ahead of her planned return to racing following major knee surgery. U.S. more »»

Mazdzer 14th in World Cup opener

November 18, 2013 LILLEHAMMER, Norway — On a day when Italy and Germany took the headlines at the World Cup men’s singles opener in Lillehammer, USA Luge saw Chris Mazdzer of Saranac Lake take 14th place, followed b... more »»

 
 

 

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