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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 »»

CAS clears violinist Vanessa-Mae in Olympic ski fixing case

June 19, 2015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has cleared pop violinist Vanessa-Mae of helping fix Alpine skiing races so she could qualify for the Sochi Olympics. more »»

Olympic celebrities hit the course

June 13, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Ian Coryea, Nick Politi and Don Mortensen are friends who love playing golf. And the Lake Placid residents just happen to be pretty good at the game too. more »»

Austrian ski federation, Fenninger solve ongoing dispute

June 11, 2015 VIENNA (AP) — The Austrian ski federation and Anna Fenninger said Thursday they have solved their ongoing dispute, a month after the two-time overall World Cup champion quit a preseason training... more »»

IOC looks into adding new events

June 8, 2015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC is considering adding new events in snowboarding, freestyle skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. more »»

Bobsled eliminating third sled

June 2, 2015 GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Nations will now be able to enter only two sleds at the Olympics and the world championships in bobsled and skeleton, after the sport’s ruling body voted Monday to cap the... more »»

Rochette finds a new way to soar

June 2, 2015 TORONTO (AP) — Triple jumps just don’t deliver the same thrills for Joannie Rochette. So she’s found a new way to soar. more »»

Last graduating class

June 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National Sports Academy held its final graduation ceremony Saturday morning at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. more »»

Final buzzer to sound for NSA

May 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National Sports Academy will close at the end of the month, right after graduation, and won’t reopen in the fall. more »»

National Sports Academy succumbs to financial troubles (2nd update)

May 22, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National Sports Academy will close at the end of the month, right after graduation, and won’t reopen in the fall. more »»

USA Luge looking for better offers

May 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — After spending all 36 years of its life so far in New York’s Olympic village, USA Luge is testing its options. more »»

Luge leaving Lake Placid?

May 19, 2015 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge may move its headquarters out of New York’s Olympic village, although it says its athletes would still train here. more »»

Bode Miller keeps ski team options open

May 15, 2015 At the moment, Bode Miller is preparing to change diapers, not charge down a mountain. more »»

Sliding through adversity

April 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Duncan Segger is a serious competitor when it comes to the fastest sport on ice. And the 14-year-old luge racer isn’t going to let a “little speed bump” get in his way. more »»

 
 

 

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