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Figures of skating

September 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Skaters, skating fans and skating luminaries from throughout the world celebrated “school figures” this past week at the World Figure Championship & Figure Festival. more »»

 
 
 
Star ski jumper out for season

August 28, 2015 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson is out for the season following knee surgery. The U.S. more »»

Brandt, US sting Canadian rivals

August 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The players on Canada’s under-22 select women’s hockey team have probably seen quite enough of Hannah Brandt, at least for now. more »»

US gets the jump in U-22 series

August 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Canadians may have owned the first period in Wednesday’s women’s under-22 national select team hockey game against the United States, but the rest of the night belonged to the... more »»

Lindsey Vonn injures ankle in New Zealand training crash

August 13, 2015 QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand (AP) — Lindsey Vonn says she has fractured an ankle bone in a training crash in New Zealand. more »»

Lussi soars to national title

August 4, 2015 PARK CITY, Utah — Nina Lussi knocked off a major career milestone Saturday at the Utah Olympic Park when she captured her first national title at the U.S. more »»

Triple Olympic champion Domracheva to miss season

August 4, 2015 MOSCOW (AP) — Triple Olympic biathlon champion Darya Domracheva says she will miss the entire upcoming season after being struck down by the illness mononucleosis. more »»

Beijing celebrates Winter Olympic bid

August 1, 2015 BEIJING — Lion dancers swayed and confetti canons erupted Friday as news came that Beijing would become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics. more »»

Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics

July 31, 2015 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Beijing was selected Friday, July 31 to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. more »»

Jim Craig to auction memorabilia

July 30, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics is on the auction block. more »»

Silk returns to Miracle site

July 21, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Dave Silk came to Lake Placid in 1980 and helped pull off one of the biggest achievements in the history of sports as a member of a team. more »»

Nagasu headlines skating events

July 16, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The summer skating series continues this week with Freaky Friday and the Saturday Night Ice Show at the Olympic Center. more »»

Olympic biathlete gets girls going

July 15, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Olympic biathlete Annelies Cook, of Saranac Lake, is busy running the Go Girls Outdoors summer program through Dewey Mountain Recreation Cente. more »»

Zettel retires year after winning Olympic bronze

July 13, 2015 VIENNA (AP) — Former world champion Kathrin Zettel became the third prominent member of the Austrian women’s ski team to retire in the offseason Monday, a year after she won bronze in the Olympic... more »»

Sun Valley approved for 4 more Olympic training sites

July 13, 2015 SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee has approved four new training sites in central Idah. more »»

Retirement party for Bill Demong

July 13, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Bill Demong returned to his native Adirondack Mountains over the weekend, and on Sunday, members of Saranac Lake’s nordic ski community honored the Olympic gold medalist at a small... more »»

Stefanik: I’ll lobby for luge

July 13, 2015 LAKE PLACID — North Country Rep. Elise Stefanik met with USA Luge officials Saturday, receiving a tour of the training facility and discussing possible ways to keep the organization here. more »»

Stefanik visits for luge, honor

July 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik will attend two events here today: one about saving an Olympic sport’s presence here and one in which her party will honor her as a “Rising... more »»

Russian Olympic biathlete banned for doping

July 10, 2015 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Olympic biathlon competitor Alexander Loginov has been banned for two years for doping, while two more Russians have had their bans extended. more »»

Mazdzer becomes first athlete elected to Luge Board

June 20, 2015 At its annual Congress being held this weekend in PyeongChang, South Korea, site of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the International Luge Federation passed a by-law amendment, clearing the way for... 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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