Luge silver medalist Mazdzer suffers broken foot
Reigning Olympic luge silver medalist Chris Mazdzer of the U.S. said Thursday that he broke his right foot during a preseason training run and will need some time before figuring out a new plan to get ready for this winter's Beijing Games.
Luge moves North American races to Russia
Luge's governing body took upcoming World Cup races away from the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday, citing ongoing difficulties in getting foreign athletes into and out of the North American countries during the pandemic.
USA Luge picks team for '21-22 Olympic season
USA Luge's national team for the looming Olympic season is set, with five members of the 2018 Olympic team now closer to being selected to compete in next year's Beijing Games.
Germans sweep women's luge as worlds close
Julia Taubitz led a German sweep of the medals in Sunday's luge women's world championship event, and Austria closed the meet by winning the team relay title.
Repilov's luge win has no Russian flag, anthem
Russia's Roman Repilov won his second consecutive men's luge world championship, but the ceremony did not include the Russian flag or anthem because of the sanctions levied against the nation for a doping scandal.
Germany wins 5 medals at luge worlds
Host Germany won five of the nine available medals on the first day of luge's world championships, including a podium sweep in the women's sprint race.
Loch completes rebound, locks up 7th luge title
Felix Loch is the World Cup men's overall luge champion for the seventh time, clinching the title Saturday with his ninth win in 10 races this season.
Loch wins as U.S. sliders rejoin luge World Cup
Felix Loch extended his World Cup luge men's singles points lead Saturday in the first major race where U.S. sliders took part since before the coronavirus pandemic began.
USA Luge skipping first half of World Cup slate
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, USA Luge won't compete in World Cup events until at least January, sitting out the first four race weekends of the season.
Virus worry cancels Lake Placid luge WCup stop
The International Luge Federation said Wednesday it will not hold a World Cup competition at Lake Placid this winter because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada withdraws as host of '21 luge worlds
Canada will not host the luge world championships in February, with officials saying the ongoing coronavirus pandemic left them no choice but to consider another site.
Robert Fegg slides in as new coach for USA Luge
Robert Fegg is taking over as coach of USA Luge's national team, the organization said Wednesday.
After timely escape from Italy, Shiva Keshavan embraces isolation in Wayanad
Shiva Keshavan says his exit from Italy in January now seems timely, almost 'psychic', considering how things have gone down.
Luge officials rescind discipline for Britcher
Luge officials are rescinding plans to penalize USA Luge veteran Summer Britcher for her comments about course safety in Winterberg, Germany, last week.
USA wins luge relay bronze after Russians DQ'd
USA Luge won the bronze medal in the team relay at luge's world championships on Sunday, catching a huge break when the host Russians were disqualified from the final event of the competition.
Russia sweeps three golds to open luge worlds
Russia cashed in on its home-ice advantage Friday and swept the first three gold medals handed out at this weekend's luge world championships.
USA's Britcher wins two luge medals in Germany
The United States' Summer Britcher won two World Cup luge medals on Sunday in Germany but Emily Sweeney pulled out of the event and ended her season after aggravating a neck injury.
Canadians first females in World Cup doubles luge
Caitlin Nash and Natalie Corless, two 16-year-olds from Whistler, British Columbia, became the first female team to compete in a World Cup doubles race Saturday.
Ivanova wins WC luge race; Taubitz keeps lead
Tatiana Ivanova of Russia easily won Friday in a women's World Cup luge race at Whistler, British Columbia, but Julia Taubitz's fourth-place finish was good enough to keep her atop the overall standings.
Gustafson, Britcher win U.S. luge championships
Jonny Gustafson won the U.S. luge men's title after Chris Mazdzer withdrew with injuries, and Summer Britcher easily defended her women's title at Lake Placid.
Weather knocks out U.S. luge championships
The opening session of the luge national championships was canceled Friday because of heavy rain, high winds and power outages across large swaths of upstate New York.
USA Luge keeps World Cup roster largely intact
USA Luge is keeping its World Cup roster largely unchanged for next season.
Geisenberger wraps up 7th straight WC luge title
Natalie Geisenberger clinched her seventh consecutive World Cup women's luge overall championship Saturday, winning the final full-length race of the season to secure the points crown.
Loch wins luge world title for sixth time
Felix Loch is the world men's luge champion for the record-tying sixth time, after the German great edged Reinhard Egger of Austria by one-tenth of a second on Sunday for this year's title.
Geisenberger wins record ninth world luge title
Natalie Geisenberger won the luge world championship for the fourth time Saturday, giving her nine world titles overall.
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American skier Mikaela Shiffrin wants to compete in all five individual events at Beijing Olympics
American skier Mikaela Shiffrin is considering competing five events at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
Five-time Paralympian Oksana Masters continues to defy the odds
With 100 days until the Tokyo Paralympics, multisport Paralympian Oksana Masters underwent surgery to remove a tumor on her leg. Masters caught up with ESPN to detail her journey to Tokyo and how she managed to claim two gold medals.
Husband arrested in connection to Kenya runner Agnes Tirop's death
Kenyan police have arrested the husband of Olympic distance runner Agnes Tirop as the investigation into her death continues.
Allyson Felix, Jordan Larson named Sportswomen of the Year; Naomi Osaka earns Courage Award
The Women's Sports Foundation honored Olympians Allyson Felix and Jordan Larson as Sportswomen of the Year, while Naomi Osaka earned the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award.
Police call for Agnes Tirop's husband to come forward
Kenyan police said on Thursday they were asking the husband of distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-time World Championship bronze medallist who was found dead at her home, to come forward.
Tour de France 2022 route: Wind, cobbles and brutal mountaintop finishes makes for treacherous race
Tour de France organisers have designed a highly treacherous route for the men's 2022 edition which will feature rides in gusting winds, cobblestones and punishing mountain stages.