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Weather puts speedskating season on hold

December 12, 2015 LAKE PLACID — While paddlers took advantage of the above-freezing daytime temperatures and abundant sunshine last weekend, it was a different situation for speedskaters. more »»

Bailey rebounds to 12th place

December 12, 2015 HOCHFILZEN, Austria — Shooting clean and clocking the 12th-fastest time in the men’s 10-kilometer sprint, Lowell Bailey, of Lake Placid, led a group of five Americans in qualifying for the pursuit... more »»

Humphries captures second win

December 12, 2015 KOENIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Olympic champion Kaillie Humphries of Canada gained her second victory of the season in the women’s bobsled on Friday. more »»

USA Luge begins World Cup action today in Park City

December 11, 2015 PARK CITY, UTAH — Hot on the heals of its most successful Viessmann Luge World Cup event in history last weekend, the athletes of USA Luge will take to home ice today for the second consecutive... more »»

Luge season resumes in Park City

December 11, 2015 PARK CITY, UTAH — Hot on the heels of its most successful World Cup event in history last weekend, the athletes of USA Luge will take to home ice today for the second consecutive weekend at the... more »»

Koenigssee hosts final bobsled races of 2015

December 11, 2015 KOENIGSSEE, Germany — The final World Cup race of 2015 begins today in Koenigssee, Germany before the tour breaks for the holiday. more »»

Elana Meyers Taylor sidelined

December 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID (AP) — Olympic bobsled medalist and world champion driver Elana Meyers Taylor is off the World Cup tour for at least one race while seeking treatment for the long-term effects of a... more »»

Weibrecht focuses on World Cup

December 10, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Andrew Weibrecht has been pretty impressive competing in the Olympics. In two trips to the Winter Games, the Lake Placid native is two-for-two when it comes two reaching the podium. more »»

Sports center would link facilities

December 9, 2015 LAKE PLACID — There’s a neighborhood of about 20 acres along Church Street and Old Military Road that lends itself to the creation of a Global Center for Sports Excellence. “We have USA Luge. more »»

Burke places 39th in 12.5k pursuit

December 8, 2015 OESTERSUND, Sweden — The first World Cup of the 2015-16 season wrapped up on Sunday with the men’s and women’s pursuit races at the BMW IBU World Cup 1 in Oestersund, Sweden. more »»

Making venues sustainable

December 8, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The idea is to create new attractions at Lake Placid’s winter sporting venues, generating more tickets sales so they are self-sustaining, while identifying the improvements necessary t... more »»

U.S. women’s bobsled takes 1-2 in Germany

December 8, 2015 WINTERBERG, Germany — Jamie Greubel Poser and Cherrelle Garrett led a 1-2 punch for Team USA in the women’s bobsled Winterberg World Cup on Saturday. more »»

All-American podium

December 7, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The U.S. women’s luge team didn’t just win, they dominated. Three U.S. more »»

Weibrecht adds to resume

December 7, 2015 BEAVER CREEK, Colorado — Andrew Weibrecht achieved another career milestone Saturday with a third-place finish in the super-G race of the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup event. more »»

Lake Placid, North Country hope for big state grants

December 7, 2015 LAKE PLACID — URI sounds like a health condition, but it’s really an acronym for the Upstate Revitalization Initiative, which sounds like a government program devised in Albany, because it i. more »»

Preparing to bid for Olympics isn’t easy

December 7, 2015 LAKE PLACID — In its bid to win $500 million in Upstate Revitalization Initiative money from the state of New York, the North Country Regional Economic Development Council included a proposal that... more »»

Fans nod ‘yes’ for Erin Hamlin bobbleheads

December 7, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The real Erin Hamlin has to be level-headed to handle the various pressures of being a top-notch luge athlete. But plastic Erin Hamlin is not level-headed at all. more »»

Fans nod 'yes' for Erin Hamlin bobbleheads

December 6, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The real Erin Hamlin has to be level-headed to handle the various pressures of being a top-notch luge athlete. But plastic Erin Hamlin is not level-headed at all. more »»

Mazdzer golden on home track

December 5, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The U.S. men’s luge team had another strong showing on its home track Friday in the World Cup singles race at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Weibrecht fifth in downhill

December 5, 2015 BEAVER CREEK, Colorado — Lake Placid native Andrew Weibrecht reminded ski racing fans that he is still a threat in downhill, tying for fifth place Friday after starting 34th at the Birds of Prey... more »»

 
 

 

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