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Uihlein-Ironman awards grants

September 30, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Sometimes even the most dedicated competitors need a little boost. more »»

USA Luge president to serve on ’22 IOC commission

September 30, 2014 LAKE PLACID (AP) — The president of USA Luge has been selected for a commission that will help the International Olympic Committee evaluate candidate cities for the 2022 Winter Games. more »»

Clapp-Taylor repeats as push champ

September 29, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Gracie Clapp-Taylor repeated as women’s champion and Trent Kraychir claimed the men’s title at the U.S. more »»

Women’s bobsled stars eager to race men

September 26, 2014 Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to jump in a bobsled and compete against men. It might have arrived. more »»

3-time Olympic ski jumping champ retires

September 26, 2014 SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Three-time Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern retired on Friday, seven months after winning silver at the Sochi Games to end a season that included two bad crashes. more »»

Skeleton push titles on the line

September 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — More than 20 athletes are scheduled to compete for the 2014 U.S. National Skeleton Push Championship title on the wheeled start track at the U.. more »»

ORDA Community Advisory Panel re-forming

September 23, 2014 LAKE PLACID — An effort to re-create the state Olympic Regional Development Authority’s Community Advisory Panel took a major leap forward recently when the North Elba board nominated 10 people to... more »»

Mazdzer, Clukey grab start titles

September 22, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Vancouver Olympian Julia Clukey won a team high seventh USA Luge Indoor Start Championship on Friday night in Lake Placid, while two-time Olympian Chris Mazdzer rallied in the final... more »»

Feds put $100k into Lake Placid ski jump project

September 19, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A $100,000 federal grant will help jump-start a community-led effort to update two new ski jumps at the Olympic Jumping Complex. more »»

Astorino makes an Olympic-size promise

September 19, 2014 LAKE PLACID — With the Olympic Center and Sheffield Speed Skating Oval as his backdrop, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced Thursday morning that he would work to bring the... more »»

Feds put $100k into Lake Placid ski jump project

September 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A $100,000 federal grant will help jump-start a community-led effort to build two new ski jumps in this two-time Olympic host village. more »»

Olympians rev up for luge season

September 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — No less than eight United States Olympic luge team members will be in action Friday in the USA Luge Start Championship on the refrigerated training ramps at team headquarters on Churc... more »»

‘Miracle’ member Suter dies

September 10, 2014 Bob Suter, a member of the “Miracle On Ice” team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57. more »»

USA Luge faces financial shortfall

August 19, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Facing a financial crunch worsened by the loss of a key sponsor, USA Luge officials are reaching out for political support, including to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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