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Team Lake Placid goes global

October 5, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The rain that poured down on a chilly, windy Wednesday afternoon was a reminder that winter may not be far of. more »»

UISF distributes grants to local athletes

September 30, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund awarded 27 grants to local athletes and organizations at a ceremony at Heaven Hill Farm on Sunday. more »»

Hurley, Miter push to titles

September 29, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Kristen Hurley and Jake Miter, of Troy were awarded the 2015 USA National Skeleton Push Championship titles Saturday mornin. more »»

Skeleton push championships today at OTC

September 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — USA Skeleton athletes will compete for the 2015 USA National Push Championship title today on the wheeled push track at the U.S. Olympic Training Center at 10 a.. more »»

Clukey, West on top once again

September 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Vancouver Olympian Julia Clukey and Sochi Olympic team member Tucker West won their respective divisions Friday at the annual USA Luge Start Championships. more »»

Rookie makes strong impression with push championship

September 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Rookie competitor Hakeem Abdul-Saboor won the men’s USA National Bobsled Push Championships on Saturday at the Olympic Training Center. more »»

Gibbs outpushes rookie for first title

September 19, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lauren Gibbs won the women’s USA National Bobsled Push Championships on Friday, while Elana Meyers Taylor and Steven Holcomb claimed their respective pilot push titles. more »»

Clukey wins record eighth luge start championship

September 19, 2015 LAKE PLACID (AP) — Julia Clukey won her record eighth USA Luge women’s national start championship Friday night. more »»

Skeleton champ taking a break

September 18, 2015 LONDON (AP) — Olympic skeleton champion Lizzie Yarnold of Britain says she is taking a season-long break from competition and will miss the upcoming World Cup. more »»

Collecting speed

September 11, 2015 more »»

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 »»


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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