Men's luge

February 23, 2019 - 11:38 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Germany's Natalie Geisenberger left no doubt, once again. She clinched her seventh consecutive World Cup luge overall championship Saturday, winning the final full-length race of the season to secure the points crown. The only other luger to win seven straight titles...
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Julia Taubitz of Germany starts during the women's luge world cup in Schoenau at Koenigssee on Daturday, Jan.5, 2019. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
January 05, 2019 - 12:10 pm
KOENIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Julia Taubitz of Germany won a World Cup luge race Saturday, prevailing on a track where snow piling up befuddled many sliders. American Summer Britcher was second and Austrian Hannah Prock finished third for her first World Cup medal. German star Natalie Geisenberger was...
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November 24, 2018 - 9:07 am
INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Natalie Geisenberger's quest for a seventh straight World Cup women's overall championship is off to an excellent start. The two-time defending Olympic luge champion led a German sweep of the top three spots in the World Cup opening race Saturday. She finished her two runs...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, Chris Mazdzer of the United States speeds down the start of the men's luge training run ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. There are some veterans back in the red, white and blue this winter _ including the only three sliders who brought home medals from Pyeongchang, men's luge silver medalist Chris Mazdzer and the silver-medal-winning women's bobsled team of Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs. And there might not be a slider in the world with more on his plate this season than Mazdzer. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
November 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
A season of change for the three U.S. international sliding programs has arrived. It's an every-four-year reset. The cycle never seems to differ much: In the season that follows an Olympics, the faces inside the helmets donned by the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams always change. The rule is...
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April 10, 2018 - 6:08 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Bill Tavares will try to extend his Olympic medal-winning streak through the 2022 Beijing Games. USA Luge announced Tuesday that Tavares — who was the national team's interim coach this past season for the Pyeongchang Games — will keep the role in a full-time capacity for...
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Driver Francesco Friedrich, right, and Thorsten Margis of Germany celebrate after they tied for the gold medal during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 22, 2018 - 11:55 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — So much for that stoic, businesslike reputation that seems to follow German athletes. At the Pyeongchang Olympics, they're letting the emotions fly. And for good reason, too. The struggles of Sochi 2014 are forgotten for the Germans, who already have 13 gold medals...
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Driver Justin Olsen and Evan Weinstock of the United States finish their fourth heat during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 19, 2018 - 10:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. wasn't exactly counting on getting a medal in two-man bobsledding at the Olympics, which isn't a surprise given how the Americans have claimed only one in the last 66 years. They weren't expecting to be this far back, either. For the first time since 1994,...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, attacks the gate during the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 15, 2018 - 10:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:45 p.m. American Mikaela Shiffrin finally made her Pyeongchang Olympic debut on Day 6 of the Winter Games, speeding to gold in the women's giant slalom after several days of weather delays. Other highlights...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:06 am
PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Mikaela Shiffrin has won gold in the women's giant slalom in her Pyeongchang Olympic debut. She used a hard-charging final run to win her second career Olympic gold medal. The 22-year-old American standout trailed by 0.20 seconds heading...
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United States' Nathan Chen performs in the men's single short program team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 15, 2018 - 6:04 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There is a lot going on in Pyeongchang on Day 6 of Olympic competition. We're breaking down the highlights so you won't miss the best parts. All times Eastern. FIGURE SKATING The men will take the ice just in time for prime time in North America at 8 p.m. No, that is...
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