Men's luge

Chris Mazdzer and Jayson Terdiman of United States finish their team relay race at the World Luge Championships in Krasnaya Polyana, near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Artur Lebedev)
May 04, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Chris Mazdzer was supposed to be in Thailand right now. The 2018 Olympic men’s luge silver medalist was going to be getting married there on Saturday, before resuming training for another World Cup sliding season. The wedding is postponed, just pushed back a year. The season is in considerably more...
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The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA's lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 13, 2020 - 10:38 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Toronto Raptors say all members of their travel party — players, coaches, staff — have tested negative for the coronavirus, with one result still pending. The Raptors were tested in Toronto...
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Emily Sweeney of United States speeds down the track during a women's race at the Luge World Cup event in Sigulda, Latvia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov)
February 26, 2020 - 2:32 am
Luge’s World Cup campaign ends this weekend in Germany, where most of the best 100 sliders in the sport will be looking to close their international seasons on a high note. Emily Sweeney won’t be among them. Her season ended a couple weeks ago, on her terms. The USA Luge veteran is officially two...
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Johannes Ludwig of Germany prepares to compete, during a men's World Luge Championships event in Krasnaya Polyana, near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Artur Lebedev)
February 22, 2020 - 11:42 am
Johannes Ludwig of Germany was the men’s winner and Eliza Cauce of Latvia got her first women’s World Cup luge win Saturday, a day where several of the top racers sat out in a protest over safety and conditions at the track in Winterberg, Germany. Ludwig held off Latvia’s Kristers Aparjods and...
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Chris Mazdzer and Jayson Terdiman of United States finish their team relay race at the World Luge Championships in Krasnaya Polyana, near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Artur Lebedev)
February 21, 2020 - 4:03 pm
USA Luge said it is pulling its team out of this weekend’s World Cup luge races in Winterberg, Germany, adding to a chorus of athletes from many nations protesting what they are calling unsafe ice conditions. Austria has also withdrawn its team from the weekend events and even several sliders from...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 1980, file photo, U.S. goalie James Craig leaps high in the air in the final second of a 4-3 win over the Soviet Union in a medal match at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/File)
February 20, 2020 - 2:33 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The woman had been waiting for her opportunity for more than an hour, which was no big deal because, technically, she had been waiting 40 years. She went to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on a frigid night earlier this week with a folder containing a stack of perfectly...
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Summer Britcher from the USA cheers at the finish line after finishing third at the luge world cup in Oberhof, Germany, Sunday, Feb.2, 2020. (Martin Schutt/dpa via AP)
February 13, 2020 - 3:37 pm
USA Luge has been waiting for its breakthrough moment this season. If recent results are any indication, the team might be peaking at the right time. Luge’s world championships start Friday in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia — the track used for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. And the Americans are coming off a...
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January 19, 2020 - 9:35 am
Jan. 19 1937 — Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker and Cy Young are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the second year of voting. 1952 — The Professional Golfers Association approves the participation of blacks in golf tournaments. 1972 — Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers becomes the youngest...
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January 16, 2020 - 9:22 am
Jan. 19 1937 — Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker and Cy Young are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the second year of voting. 1952 — The Professional Golfers Association approves the participation of blacks in golf tournaments. 1972 — Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers becomes the youngest...
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November 02, 2019 - 12:01 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Jonny Gustafson won the USA Luge men's national championship Saturday, hours after reigning champion Chris Mazdzer said he could not compete because of injuries. Gustafson was an easy winner, especially after World Cup veteran and former national champion Tucker West...
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