Cups runneth over: Luge canceled due to soccer
The International Luge Federation said Monday that what was scheduled as the opening weekend of its World Cup season - Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 in Igls, Austria - has been called off.
Retired Terdiman to coach U.S. junior luge team
Two-time Olympian Jayson Terdiman has retired from competitive racing and is turning his focus to coaching the junior national team.
Park City, Whistler return to WCup luge schedule
Luge's governing body said it plans on bringing races back to North America for the first time in nearly three years, with stops planned for Park City, Utah, and Whistler, Canada.
Olympic luge champ Ludwig of Germany retires
Olympic champion Johannes Ludwig had the best luge season of his life, then decided that would be the perfect way to end his career.
Shiva Keshavan to form non-profit to aid Indian winter sports athletes
The six-time Olympian aims to ensure Indian winter sports athletes don't have to resort to crowd-funding.
Trouble with the curve: Unlucky No. 13 is treacherous for lugers and bobsled racers
For the superstitious, Curve 13 might have already been a problem, but the turn has proved to be a haven for crashes in bobsled and luge.
Germany wins relay, sweeps luge gold medals
Germany won the luge team relay at the Beijing Olympics on Thursday, completing a luge sweep after already claiming gold medals in men's, women's and doubles events.
Wendl, Arlt lead German 1-2 doubles luge finish
Germany takes gold and silver in doubles luge, with Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt holding off teammates Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken by 0.099 seconds.
Geisenberger wins historic 3rd women's luge gold
Natalie Geisenberger of Germany became the first to win the Olympic women's luge competition three times to cement her place in history as the sport's best.
Germany's Ludwig becomes oldest luge champ
Germany's Johannes Ludwig is the Olympic men's luge champion for the first time, making him the oldest to win that race's gold medal.
USA Luge: Mazdzer is heading to Beijing Games
USA Luge has been told that Chris Mazdzer is headed to the Olympics as the team has received third spot for the men's race at the Beijing Games.
U.S. men's doubles luge team set for Olympics
The men's doubles sled team of Zack Di Gregorio and Sean Hollander is expected to represent USA Luge in the Beijing Olympics, with formal nominations being announced Monday.
U.S. wins bronze in team relay at luge World Cup
Americans Summer Britcher, Tucker West and the doubles team of Chris Mazdzer and Jayson Terdiman claimed bronze in a World Cup team relay, finishing behind Latvia and Austria.
Borrowed equipment leads to new luge policies
The need for many teams and sliders from various nations to use borrowed equipment for the past several weeks has forced the International Luge Federation to change some of its qualifying rules for the Beijing Olympics.
Britcher's silver is best U.S. luge finish since '20
American Summer Britcher gave USA Luge its best individual finish in nearly two years by grabbing a silver medal Sunday. Julia Taubitz bested Britcher as part of a two-gold day for the German.
USA Luge grabs relay silver on Olympic track
USA Luge got its first medals of the World Cup season Sunday, with the team of Ashley Farquharson, Tucker West and the doubles sled of Chris Mazdzer and Jayson Terdiman taking silver on the track built for this winter's Beijing Olympics.
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.
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United States holds off Sweden to finish group play 4-0 at world junior hockey championship
Harvard forward Matthew Coronato scored twice, and the defending champion United States held off Sweden 3-2 on Saturday night to finish 4-0 in Group B play in the world junior hockey championship.
U.S. women's hockey coach John Wroblewski sidelined by COVID-19
The United States women's national hockey team took the ice for the first time Sunday to prepare for the world championships without new coach John Wroblewski, who tested positive for COVID-19.
Improving to 3-0, Wyatt Kaiser, Team USA Hockey 'kept it rolling' with 7-0 victory over winless Austria
Chicago Blackhawks prospect Wyatt Kaiser scored two goals, and the United States shut out winless Austria 7-0 on Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta, to improve to 3-0 in group play in the world junior hockey championship.
Romanian swimmer David Popovici, 17, breaks world record in 100 freestyle
Seventeen-year-old David Popovici of Romania became the youngest swimmer to break the world record in the men's 100-meter freestyle.
Sweden beats Austria 6-0 to improve to 2-0 in world junior hockey championship
Defenseman Emil Andrae had two goals and an assist to help Sweden beat Austria 6-0 on Friday to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship.
United States trounces Switzerland to improve to 2-0 in world junior hockey championship
The defending champion Americans beat Switzerland 7-1 on Thursday night to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship.