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Winter Olympic Sports

Contest launched to design mascot for World University Games

LAKE PLACID — A contest is on to determine the mascot for the 2023 Winter World University Games, which will be held in Lake Placid in less than two years. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the design competition’s launch on Tuesday. The mascot will serve as a highly visible symbol of the ...

Fundraising underway for Miracle on Ice monument

LAKE PLACID — Fundraising is now underway for a monument to celebrate the Miracle on Ice hockey victory in 1980. The life-sized monument, designed by sculptor Rob Eccleston, would cost between $2 and $2.5 million and take three to four years to be placed in Lake Placid, according to ...

Biathlon bronze

NOVE MESTO, Czech Republic — Susan Dunklee and Sean Doherty combined to give the United States its first medal in the single mixed relay since 2017 as the BMW IBU World Cup wrapped up two weeks of competition in Nove Mesto on Sunday, March 14. Dunklee was part of the previous podium ...

Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp postponed until 2022

LAKE PLACID — The sixth Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp was recently postponed for the third time in the past year, according to officials at the state Olympic Regional Development Authority. “In light of the COVID pandemic, the camp is so social in nature, we weren’t in a position to ...

Lake Placid will miss you, Pav

LAKE PLACID — There will always be a home for No. 16 — Mark Pavelich — in New York’s Olympic village, as his number from the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team will eventually get retired at the Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena. “Pav,” as his teammates called him, died Thursday, ...

Caldwell, Lillis capture silver in aerials worlds

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN — Wednesday at the FIS World Freestyle Championships marked a significant outing for the United States men’s and women’s aerials team. Both Chris Lillis and Ashley Caldwell gave the competition everything they had and ended the day with two silver medals for the ...