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Young skaters catch rinkside glimpse of 2023 FISU games

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Skating Club may not have access to local ice during the 2023 FISU Winter World University Games, but they’re not staying away from the rink. LPSC board members and skaters volunteered at the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena for the games’ figure skating ...

US wins gold in Nordic combined team sprint

LAKE PLACID — There’s a saying that good things happen to those who wait. For U.S. men’s Nordic combined athlete Niklas Malacinski, he did just that in the men’s Nordic combined team sprint competition on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Malacinski, 19, of Colorado Mountain College, waited ...

U.K. reporters cover political, environmental aspects of games

LAKE PLACID — Media outlets from across the globe have gathered in the village of Lake Placid over the last week to cover the 2023 FISU Winter World University Games, and reporters from U.K.-based online media outlet insidethegames.biz said they’re ready to delve into the political and ...

FISU Games open with pomp, pageantry, parade

LAKE PLACID — The rich heritage and pageantry of amateur sports was on full display Thursday night, Jan. 12, during the opening ceremony of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Winter World University Games on the iconic “Miracle on Ice” rink made famous during the 1980 winter Olympics. Gov. ...

Police forces team up for security at FISU Games

LAKE PLACID — The 2023 FISU Winter World University Games in Lake Placid, which officially kicked off in Lake Placid on Thursday, Jan. 12, have drawn more than 2,100 athletes and delegates from all over the world, and the Lake Placid Police Department is teaming up with several state and ...