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Winter Olympic Sports

Germans win two-man, Brits take four-man bobsled

LAKE PLACID — The second day of the IBSF World Cup in Lake Placid wrapped up with Germany taking the top two spots in the two-man bobsled event on Dec. 17. In the third race of the season, Germany’s Johannes Lochner, the Olympic silver medalist from the 2022 Beijing Olympics, stood ...

Humphries shines at World Cup

LAKE PLACID — It’s safe to say that Kaillie Humphries is good on any bobsled track, but when it comes to racing in Lake Placid, Humphries might be at her best. Racing at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup at the Mount Van Hoevenberg track for the first time ...

U.S. takes 3 gold medals at IBSF World Push Championships

LAKE PLACID — The IBSF World Push Championships took place on Dec. 9 and 10 at the ice house facility in the Mountain Pass Lodge at Mount Van Hoevenberg. - Dec. 9 - On the first day of competition, in men’s skeleton, Yin Zheng, fifth at the Beijing 2022 Olympics, clocked the best ...

Report: Sapporo ‘reviewing’ bid promotion for 2030 Olympics

TOKYO — Sapporo officials and the Japanese Olympic Committee are “reviewing” the promotion of their bid to land the 2030 Winter Games, news agency Kyodo reported Tuesday. Kyodo gave few details and neither Sapporo officials nor the Japanese Olympic Committee could be immediately ...

Welcome, world!

LAKE PLACID — For the first time in three years, the state Olympic Regional Development Authority will host an International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cup at the at Mount Van Hoevenberg track. Races will take place from Friday, Dec. 16 to Sunday, Dec. 18. It is the third ...

USABS competes in Park City IBSF World Cup

PARK CITY, Utah — The second IBSF World Cup of the season took place in Park City, Utah this past week. The event kicked off with women’s skeleton on Dec. 1, where Kelly Curtis was Team USA’s top finisher in fifth place with a combined run time of 1 minute, 38.70 seconds. Team ...