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2024 Lake Placid Horse Shows start next Tuesday

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LAKE PLACID — The 2024 Lake Placid Horse Shows are once again hosting two weeks of world-class equestrian competition starting on Tuesday, June 25. The action runs simultaneously in four show rings — the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field, the E.R. Mische Jumper Ring, the Main Hunter ...

More than 300 take part in Wilmington Whiteface Whiskey Run

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More than 300 runners hailing from three countries and 13 states took part in the seventh annual Wilmington Whiteface Whiskey Run on Saturday, June 15. The event held two races, a 5 and 10-kilometer race. Awards were given to the runners with the best overall times and age-group times in ...

High Peaks Cyclery Mini-Triathlon Series returns

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LAKE PLACID — The 40th annual High Peaks Cyclery Mini-Triathlon Series is slated to kick off on Monday, June 24 at the Mirror Lake Beach. The race series is hosted every Monday night until Aug. 12. This summer’s races start at 6:30 p.m. and feature a 400-yard swim in Mirror Lake, a ...

LP still in running for 2026 Sliding Center Bid

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid-New York state bid to host the sliding competitions for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games at Milano-Cortina, Italy is still in the running, according to state Olympic Regional Development Authority Director of Communications Darcy Norfolk. Lake Placid’s bid ...

FIL officials replace sprint World Cup

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LAKE PLACID — The International Luge Federation announced on June 14 that it will replace the sprint World Cup with a new discipline for the upcoming World Cup season. A mixed World Cup is slated to replace the sprint World Cup for the 2024-25 sliding season. The decision was made during ...

Luge officials extend Russian suspension

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LAKE PLACID — The banning of Russian sliders, coaches and others from International Luge Federation events as a to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will continue indefinitely, the sport’s governing body said Friday, June 14. Representatives from 27 national federations, gathered in ...