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Snow slows U.S. sledders at worlds

February 28, 2015 WINTERBERG, Germany — Nick Cunningham and Alex Harrison lead Team USA midway through the men’s two-man bobsled world championships after finishing in 15th in snowy conditions Friday. more »»

 
 
 
Northug leads Norway to gold

February 28, 2015 FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Petter Northug showed again that he’s almost unbeatable in a sprint finish, leading Norway to the men’s cross-country relay gold Friday for the fifth straight time at the worl... more »»

Reps show interest in NY Winter Olympics

February 28, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A group of Essex County leaders went to Washington this week to rally support for a New York statewide Winter Olympic bid in 2026, and members of Congress have begun to weigh in. more »»

Luge season wraps up in Russia

February 27, 2015 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — A long road trip of more than two months comes to an end for USA Luge this weekend at the Viessmann World Cup finals in the mountains above Sochi, site of the 2014 Olympi... more »»

Norway restores order

February 27, 2015 FALUN, Sweden — Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway restored some order to women’s cross-country skiing by easily winning the 4x5-kilometer relay at... more »»

Nevada regulators sign off on Olympic betting

February 27, 2015 LAS VEGAS — Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green. more »»

IOC relaxes rule on athletes and sponsors

February 27, 2015 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The IOC is relaxing a rule that prohibited athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympics. more »»

Satirical site makes joke of Lake Placid

February 27, 2015 The Onion, a satirical website, left a sour taste in the mouths of Lake Placid officials when it posted a sports article Wednesday that ripped on the two-time Olympic host village. more »»

Reunited at last

February 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — All the surviving members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team celebrated the 35th anniversary of the famed Miracle on Ice game against the Soviet Union Saturday at the Olympic Center. more »»

Hamlin earns first WC gold

February 23, 2015 ALTENBERG, Germany — Sochi Olympic bronze medalist and 2009 world champion Erin Hamlin finally captured the elusive World Cup luge gold medal Sunday, turning back the challenge of three German... more »»

Demong takes one for team

February 23, 2015 FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Sunday turned out to be an unfortunate time for Billy Demong to be sic. more »»

Shiffrin’s 12th-career slalom win sets record for teenagers

February 23, 2015 MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin defied the pouring rain to comfortably earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women’s World Cup record for most wins in... more »»

Frisbee fate leads U.S. to hockey gold

February 23, 2015 (Editor’s note: To revive a sense of what it was like 35 years ago when the United States hockey team beat the Soviets in the 1980 Winter Olympics here in Lake Placid, the Enterprise is republishing... more »»

U.S. goalie Jim Craig — He was brilliant

February 23, 2015 (Editor’s note: To revive a sense of what it was like 35 years ago when the United States hockey team beat the Soviets in the 1980 Winter Olympics here in Lake Placid, the Enterprise is republishing... more »»

NBC broadcasts live from Lake Placid's skating oval

February 22, 2015 LAKE PLACID - NBC Sports broadcasted live today from the Sheffield Olympic Speed Skating Oval. more »»

U.S. hockey team readies for Miracle on Ice reunion

February 21, 2015 LAKE PLACID — It's Miracle on Ice Weekend here in the Olympic Village, as proclaimed by Village Mayor Craig Randall and Town of North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi, and the community is preparing for... more »»

Demong forced to settle for 25th-place at world championships

February 21, 2015 Vermontville native Billy Demong opened the nordic combined world championships Friday in Falun, Sweden with a 25th-place finish in the 10-kilometer normal hill even. more »»

Upgrading Olympic facilities

February 21, 2015 LAKE PLACID — There is a spirit here in the Olympic village that miracles can happen twice in the same place. more »»

Statewide Olympic bid chatter

February 21, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A group of local leaders is in the early stages of pursuing a statewide bid for the Winter Olympics that could include Lake Placid and other New York cities. more »»

Jumpers rise again in Lake Placid

February 21, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Jumping Complex hosted its first international ski jumping competition in six years Tuesday with the FIS Cup making a its first-ever stop in the Olympic village. more »»

 
 
 

From Russia with Lou

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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