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Winter Olympic Sports

USA Luge takes team relay bronze in day 2 at Whistler World Cup

WHISTLER, British Columbia — USA Luge took the bronze medal in the FIL Luge World Cup relay on Dec. 16 at the Whistler Sliding Center, site of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The race was the final event of the international racing circuit before the holiday break. The U.S. team ...

Jackie Garso named to World Cup biathlon team again

MIDWAY, UTAH — The U.S. Biathlon Association this week announced the International Biathlon Union World Cup and IBU Cup rosters for the second trimester, which includes Lake Clear’s Jackie Garso, who competed in the first trimester on the World Cup circuit. The second trimester will ...

Standout weekend in Swiss World Cup for US Biathlon

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland — The first trimester of the International Biathlon Union World Cup concluded this past weekend with Team USA’s Deedra Irwin having the best weekend of her career, landing eighth in the sprint on Dec. 14. The last time U.S. Biathlon had an athlete in the top 10 ...

USA Bobsled/Skeleton wraps up 2023 with multiple medals

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA — USA Bobsled & Skeleton sliders wrapped up their International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation World Cup here at the Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck just before taking their holiday break. In a back-to-back series of women’s monobob races, Kaysha Love again ...

Third Olympics in Lake Placid?

LAKE PLACID — Salt Lake City, Utah, may be the International Olympic Committee’s preferred host city for the 2034 Olympic Winter Games, but Olympic competition could actually be coming back to the Adirondack Park in just over two years. New York state and U.S. Olympic & Paralympic ...

Zack DiGregorio and Sean Hollander are golden

LAKE PLACID — The U.S. men’s doubles luge team of Zack DiGregorio and Sean Hollander had never competed in a FIL Luge World Cup on their home track at Mount Van Hoevenberg prior to this past weekend. But, Hollander, a Lake Placid native, said they know the track like the back of ...