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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. OLYMPICS: Foreign Fans Banned by Beijing Organizers Posted: Thursday, September 30 The organizers […]

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Lake Placid World Cup Luge Race Moved to Russia

USA Luge has seen its flagship World Cup stop in Lake Placid, New York, taken off the calendar by the International Luge Federation for the second year in a row after the FIL cited difficulty getting foreign athletes into the country during the pandemic. The planned World Cup stops in Lake Placid along with Whistler, […]

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USA Luge and White Castle Slide Into Renewal

One of the more creative sponsorship deals in Olympic sports will continue as White Castle and USA Luge have renewed their partnership through 2023. The pairing of luge athletes known as sliders and the small hamburgers of the same name comes after the two sides first joined forces in 2017. Since then, White Castle has […]

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USA Luge Continues Lacrosse Ball Fundraiser

One of the more amusing fundraising events in Olympic sports will see its sixth annual event when USA Luge organizes the Duluth Trading Company USA Luge Running of the Balls on February 20. The event, which will air on the organization’s website, offers participants the chance to purchase lacrosse balls, which are then run down […]

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USA Luge Signs Extension With White Castle

USA Luge will slide for at least two more years with White Castle, agreeing to an extension on the fast food company’s sponsorship with the national governing body. Under terms of the deal, White Castle will continue as the title sponsor for USA Luge’s talent identification program, which is known as the White Castle USA […]

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This Week in Team USA: December 10, 2018

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more.   Viessman World Cup Date: December 16 Venue: Olympic Sports Complex, Lake Placid, New York Event description: Tune in to NBCSN on […]

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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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