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Olympic return a long shot, but miracles do happen here

February 8, 2014 Ever since the 1932 Olympic Winter Games ended, there was hope that Lake Placid would host another Olympics. more »»

Burke 19th, Bailey 36th in Olympic sprint (update)

February 8, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - It was a tough first day of Olympic competition Saturday for local biathlon athletes Tim Burke and Lowell Bailey. more »»

Frenette advances in Olympic ski jumping

February 8, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Saranac Lake ski jumper Peter Frenette moved on to the first round following Saturday's men's normal ski jumping qualifications at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping . more »»

SL's Mazdzer 13th after two Olympic luge runs

February 8, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — On a Saturday evening when the track record was broken on the first three runs of the Sochi Olympic men's singles luge competition, Americans Chris Mazdzer, Tucker West... more »»

Russia launches Sochi Olympics

February 7, 2014 SOCHI, Russia — A Russia in search of global vindication kicked off the Sochi Olympics looking more like a Russia that likes to party, with a pulse-raising opening ceremony about fun and sports... more »»

Women ski jumpers finally get chance on big stage

February 7, 2014 SOCHI, Russia — About the only thing that grounds America's women ski jumpers is when they're asked to talk about the men. They shouldn't have to much longer. more »»

Frenette gearing up for first competition jumps

February 7, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The U.S. men’s ski jumping team, including Saranac Lake’s Peter Frenette, is gearing up for its first competition of the 2014 Winter Olympics this weekend. more »»

The rush to ready Sochi

February 7, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — There’s a Subway restaurant at the base of the gondola in Gorki City, but you can’t buy a ham and cheese sub there just yet. more »»

Images of the Olympic scene

February 7, 2014 Photos from Krasnaya Polyana, Russia... more »»

Mixed expectations

February 7, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Reporter Chris Knight held his 2-year-old daughter in his arms — blond pigtails bobbing up and down — and swayed to Inisheer’s Celtic music at the Harrietstown Town Hall Saturday. more »»

Olympic biathlon track too short, gets extension

February 7, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Course workers added 40 meters (130 feet) to the biathlon track for the Sochi Olympics today because it was too short. The loop should measure 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles). more »»

Weibrecht to ski two races in Sochi

February 7, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Andrew Weibrecht won’t ski the first alpine ski race of the Sochi Winter Olympics, but the Lake Placid native is expected to compete in two other disciplines later in the... more »»

Biathletes test Olympic course

February 6, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The U.. more »»

Athletes get their own Olympic Village

February 6, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — This Winter Olympics, the world’s best biathletes and cross-country skiers have their own place to call home. more »»

US picks Todd Lodwick as Olympic flagbearer

February 6, 2014 SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The United States has chosen six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick to be the team’s flagbearer at Friday’s opening ceremony for the Sochi Games. more »»

Mazdzer on track

February 6, 2014 more »»

Slopestyle kicks off Olympic competition

February 6, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — And to think, Shaun White chose not to ride down this course. more »»

First day in Russia

February 5, 2014 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — It’s 7:30 this morning. more »»

‘60 Minutes Sports’ highlights Placid tonight

February 5, 2014 LAKE PLACID — CBS’ magazine-style television sports show, “60 Minutes Sports,” will feature Lake Placid’s 1980 Winter Olympics when it airs tonight at 10 o’clock on CBS’s Showtime Sports channel. more »»

Lake Placid officials won’t make Sochi Games

February 5, 2014 The village of Lake Placid will not have an official presence at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi; however, local leaders hope to travel to Russia later this year to extend an olive branch to the... more »»

 
 

 

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