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Pyeongchang’s 2018 Olympic committee faced an audit

July 23, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said. more »»

 
 
 
Officials rigged Vanessa-Mae results

July 12, 2014 LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi. more »»

Audit finds ORDA 'needs to improve financial practices' (update)

July 9, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority needs to improve its financial practices, the state comptroller’s office said in an audit released Wednesda. more »»

Sullivan promoted to chief of bids and protocol at USOC

July 2, 2014 Christopher Sullivan, a former Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) executive, is currently working as the chief of bids and protocol for the United States Olympic Committee. more »»

Daly retires from U.S. skeleton team

July 1, 2014 John Daly’s mistake at the Sochi Olympics did not force him into retirement. In fact, it might actually get him back on a sled one day. Daly has submitted paperwork saying his days as a U.S. more »»

LP wins bid to host luge Congress

June 27, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The world’s leaders in the sport of luge will gather in Lake Placid in June 2016, when the International Luge Federation (FIL) hosts its annual Congress in the two-time Olympic village. more »»

Engel & Volkers three-peats at celebrity classic

June 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A different course, the same result. more »»

World Cup with big surprises smiles on Americas

June 21, 2014 RIO DE JANEIRO — The World Cup of surprises is turning into a sweet samba party for teams from the Americas. more »»

Court-ordered water breaks at World Cup games

June 21, 2014 TERESOPOLIS, Brazil — A Brazilian court on Friday ordered FIFA to introduce mandatory breaks for players in World Cup matches played in high temperatures. more »»

Scott Langley on top at Travelers

June 21, 2014 CROMWELL, Conn. — Scott Langley is being careful not to get too far ahead of himself in the Travelers Championshi. more »»

A-Rod drops lawsuit against Yankees doctor

June 21, 2014 NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez dropped a lawsuit accusing a New York Yankees team doctor of botching his treatment for a hip injury, ending what had been a lingering piece of the slugger’s legal fight... more »»

Wie surges into US Open lead

June 21, 2014 PINEHURST, N.C. — For all the interest in the men and women playing Pinehurst No. 2 in consecutive weeks, Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson made the U.S. more »»

Manny Ramirez could join Triple-A Iowa soon

June 21, 2014 CHICAGO — Manny being Manny has been a positive so far for the Chicago Cubs. more »»

APA, ORDA board seats confirmed

June 20, 2014 The state Senate this week confirmed board members of the state Adirondack Park Agency and Olympic Regional Development Authority. On Wednesday night the Senate ratified Gov. more »»

Biathletes Bailey, Dunklee win trail run

June 16, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — A pair of Olympic biathletes took the top spots in the men’s and women’s fields in Saturday’s 11.5-mile Great Adirondack Trail Ru. more »»

Lamb picked for ORDA board

June 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Joe Lamb is the North Elba Town Council’s new choice for the state Olympic Regional Development Authority’s board. more »»

McKenna backs out of ORDA board

June 6, 2014 LAKE PLACID — James McKenna, CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, has stepped down from his appointment to the Olympic Regional Development Authority’s board after a state commission... more »»

McKenna backs out of ORDA board appointment

June 5, 2014 LAKE PLACID — James McKenna, CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, stepped down from his appointment to the Olympic Regional Development Authority’s board after a state commission raise... more »»

Hansen taking luge season off

May 21, 2014 Kate Hansen will not be competing with USA Luge this coming season, opting instead to focus on academics. more »»

Latour, Shimer promoted by USA bobsled, Hays out

May 17, 2014 After winning six medals at the Sochi Olympics, the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation is making big changes. more »»

World Cup luge returning to Placid

May 9, 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin is going to get her home-ice advantage back next season, for at least one weeken. more »»

 
 

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July 23, 2014 Last year didn’t go so well. First, along with my friends Phil and Beth, we were excited about becoming Ultra 6ers. Mother Nature really clobbered our plans for tha. more »

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