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USOC axes Quebec-Lake Placid Olympics

April 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Although the United States Olympic Committee was never contacted regarding a possible international joint bid between Quebec City and Lake Placid to host the 2026 Winter Games, the... more »»

USOC pulls plug on Quebec-Lake Placid Olympic bid (update)

April 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Although the United States Olympic Committee was never contacted regarding a possible international joint bid between Quebec City and Lake Placid to host the 2026 Winter Games, the... more »»

IBU says it will delay rulings on meldonium doping

April 7, 2016 MOSCOW (AP) — The International Biathlon Union will delay rulings on doping cases involving meldonium because it says there is no scientific consensus on how long it takes to leave the body, a... more »»

NYSEF skiers strong in Vt.

April 4, 2016 New York Ski Educational Foundation skiers had strong performances March 18-20 in the New England Nordic Ski Association Eastern High School Championships at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton,... more »»

Bo-Dyn bobsleds expanding reach

April 2, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Geoff Bodine is no stranger to speed and danger, but driving a bobsled is one thing the former NASCAR driver and Daytona 500 winner looks at a little askance. more »»

Adaptive vets take to sliding

March 31, 2016 LAKE PLACID — “This is excellent. more »»

Biathlon season wraps up in Maine

March 30, 2016 FORT KENT, Maine — The 2015-16 biathlon season came to a close over the weekend with World Cup Team members Lowell Bailey and Clare Egan claiming two titles apiece at the combined U.. more »»

O’Shea, Antoine finish strong

March 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Annie O’Shea and Matt Antoine were victorious in the 2015-2016 season finale, winning their respective USA Skeleton National Championships titles Friday at Mount Van Hoevenber. more »»

Special delivery

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Quebec mayor suggests multi-city Olympics

March 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The mayor of Quebec City called Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall Monday inquiring if Lake Placid has preliminary interest in being a part of a potential Quebec City 2026 Olympic bid. more »»

USA Luge fundraiser has a ball

March 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The inaugural Running of the Balls fundraiser, conducted by USA Luge to raise needed funds for its athletic programs, took place Friday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Eastern champions

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O’Shea, Antoine take lead after day one

March 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Annie O’Shea and Matt Antoine hold the lead in their respective fields after the first day of USA Skeleton National Championships Thursday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Eierdam wins first ever para-skeleton championship

March 25, 2016 PARK CITY, Utah — Para-skeleton World Cup champion Eric Eierdam won the first-ever Para-skeleton World Championship title on the 2002 Olympic track Saturday in Park City, Utah. more »»

Murphy, Dearborn, Clark win masters luge titles

March 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge closed its competitive season on Sunday with its annual Masters Championships. more »»

Cross-country skier Wurm gets four-year ban for doping

March 24, 2016 VIENNA (AP) — Austrian anti-doping authorities say cross-country skier Harald Wurm has been banned for four years for blood doping. more »»

Team USA racks up North American Cup medals

March 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Team USA collected 11 medals in the women’s and men’s skeleton and four-person bobsled North American Cup finale in Lake Placid on Thursday and Friday, bringing the week’s medal total... more »»

All in the family

March 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — It’s been quite a season on the nordic ski trails for Karl and Scott Schulz of Lake Placid. more »»

Burke ends on high note

March 21, 2016 Tim Burke recorded his second sixth-place finish in two days Saturday in the 12.5-kilometer World Cup biathlon pursuit race in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russi. more »»

Cookie Monster’s last bite

March 19, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Annelies Cook remembers being very nervous, almost sick, before the start of the race. more »»

Burke posts season-best sixth place

March 19, 2016 KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia — Tim Burke had the fifth-fastest total course time to help him race to a season-best sixth-place finish Friday in the men’s 10-kilometer biathlon sprint at the IBU World Cu... more »»


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Final dispatch

February 26, 2014 I couldn't stop laughing. I was sitting on the couch with my wife Sunday night, just minutes after walking in the door. more »

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