O’Hara, Team USA take curling bronze at World University Games | Sports

West Valley High School graduate Anne O’Hara and her American teammates won bronze in curling at the World University Games on Friday in Lake Placid, New York. University of Minnesota’s O’Hara Mankato and Delaney Strouse, Sydney Mullaney, Rebecca Rodgers and Susan Dudt beat Great Britain 7-3 on Thursday. “Winning today’s medal on American soil means … Read more

Leading the way: Fairbanks athletes hope to add to Team USA medal haul | Sports

West Valley High School graduates Anne O’Hara and Kendall Kramer will wear red, white and blue again today as they represent the United States in two team events at the World University Games in Lake Placid , New York. O’Hara and the Team USA curling team will face off for the bronze medal at 10 … Read more

Kaillie Humphries of US wins 100th major bobsled medal

ALTENBERG – Kaillie Humphries of the US, notched a breakthrough medal on Saturday, winning a World Cup women’s monobob event for 100th place in her career top-three at a major international competition. Humphries won 70 medals in two-man races during his career; 60 in the World Cup, seven in the world championships and three in … Read more

Kamila Valieva: Russian figure skater cleared by RUSADA, WADA to review doping decision and consider appeal

CNN — The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has found that figure skater Kamila Valieva violated anti-doping rules but bore no “fault or negligence” for the transgression, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The ruling in effect clears Valieva of wrongdoing and administers no penalties beyond disqualification of her results from December 25, 2021 – … Read more

The challenge of delivering a ‘climate-positive’ 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games

Organizing a “climate positive” Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brisbane 2032 will require “radical thinking” that puts the needs of the planet above the wants of humans, experts say. Key points: The International Olympic Committee is committed to making all Olympic Games climate positive from 2030 Brisbane is contractually obliged to stage the world’s first … Read more

Six new members in the “Hall of Fame” of the US Federation

December 27, 2022 Lake Placid (RWH) The United States Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation ((USABS) “Hall of Fame” has six new members. Vonetta Flowers, Tristan Gale Geisler, Randy Jones, Steve Mesler, James “Nitro” Morgan and Geoff Bodine were inducted into the illustrious circle at an official induction ceremony after the BMW IBSF World Cup in Lake … Read more

Olympics will allow men to compete in artistic swimming for the first time at Paris 2024 Games

The Paris 2024 Olympics are still over a year away, but they’ve already got off to a monumental start. For the first time, the International Olympic Committee will allow men to participate in artistic swimming competitions. FINA, now known as World Aquatics, announced the news on Thursday, saying the IOC had approved a maximum of … Read more

Cindy Hook named Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games CEO

A woman who helped lead one of the world’s largest accounting networks during the COVID-19 pandemic has been named CEO of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Key points: Cindy Hook says her number one mission is to lay the groundwork to ensure the Games are costless Ms Hook arrived in Australia in 2009 … Read more

IOC postpones 2030 Winter Games host selection

The International Olympic Committee decided on Tuesday to postpone its final selection, scheduled for September-October 2023, of the host city for the 2030 Winter Olympics, citing concerns about the impact of climate change on potential future hosts. The IOC, at an executive board meeting in Lausanne, said three interested parties – Sapporo, Salt Lake City … Read more