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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup Races Return to North America in 2022

Bobsled and skeleton World Cup races have not taken place in North America since before the COVID-19 pandemic, but that will change this coming winter. The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation has announced events will return to North America for the first time since 2019, allowing U.S. and Canadian athletes a chance to compete on […]

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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

An Olympic Impact on Sports Tourism:
The Legacy for U.S. Host Cities

With the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games having concluded in Tokyo, one of many questions about the Games’ legacy is whether the city will be able to benefit from having hosted two of the world’s biggest sporting events—including the second time for the Olympic Games. Without sports, Tokyo has more than enough to boast about […]

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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

Lake Placid Awarded 2025 IBSF World Championship

Lake Placid, New York, will host the 2025 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Championships, the IBSF announced during its annual congress. Lake Placid had originally been scheduled to host this year’s World Championships before COVID-19 restrictions moved all IBSF events to only European venues. Lake Placid will host the IBSF World Championships for the […]

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Millions in Lake Placid Venue Upgrades Proposed

With an eye toward the 2023 World University Games, which will be hosted in Lake Placid, New York, state officials are proposing $147 million in capital funding for the state’s Olympic Regional Development Authority. The budget, proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, would have $134.5 million for upgrades and modernization to Olympic facilities and ski resorts, […]

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This Week in Team USA: September 17, 2018

When members of the USA Luge National Team gather each September for the annual Norton USA Luge Start Championships in Lake Placid, it can only mean that a new racing season is fast approaching. The start race takes place on ice at the team’s refrigerated training complex at 57 Church Street in Lake Placid on September 23 at 2 p.m., and will be streamed live at www.usaluge.org.

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