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  • Georgian Olympic Committee blames luge track for fatal accident

     
    The Georgian Olympic Committee on Thursday blamed the track, not the athlete for the accident that killed 21-year-old Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili hours before the opening of the Winter Olympics. "I exclude the possibility that Nodar was not...
  • Jacques Rogge (part 1): Shadow of luger's death will never go away

     
    I joined a small group of international journalists whose primary beat is the Olympics for a Thursday breakfast with International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge. In an hour-long question-and-answer session, he touched on myriad topics, some...
  • Jacques Rogge: Death of luger will remain a legacy of Vancouver Games [updated]

     
    International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge said Thursday the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili will be one of the legacies of the Vancouver Games, similar to how the killing of Israeli athletes will forever be associated with the...
  • Speaking out: The puck stops with IOC President Rogge if women's hockey is to grow

     
    I am an enormous fan of women's sports. And that includes non-Olympic women's sports, such as the Northwestern women's lacrosse team, whose success has turned into my favorite story of the last five years. I have railed at the International......
  • Kennedy Pulls Even With Nixon in Poll

     
    March 4, 1960: Nancy Sinatra greets Elvis! March 4, 1960: Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) pulls even with Vice President Richard Nixon – even though Kennedy is Catholic! (More on the jump). Our favorite Pasadena gun store has 7.65-millimeter Lugers...
  • For your fitness, go to the dogs

     
    Nancy DeVault with the American Heart Association passes along some advice that's good for your health — and your pet's health. Whether you are into big dogs with a bark worse than their bite or little yappy furballs that fit in your purse, owning a...
  • Report: Death of Georgian luger caused by his own driving mistakes

     
    The accident leading to the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was caused by his own driving mistakes during a training run at the Vancouver Olympics, according to a report released Monday by the international luge federation known as FIL.......
  • Philip Hersh: 24th annual awards to international sports figures

     
    So here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
  • Philip Hersh: Yet another detour in luger Christian Niccum's long ride

     
    I wrote a story in December about Christian Niccum's odyssey of injuries, self-doubt and a doping ban during the 12 years between his medal-winning rides on the World Cup luge circuit. No one ever had gone longer between podiums. (For......
  • Philip Hersh: Women ski jumpers take foggy leap of faith toward Olympics

     
    The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
  • Countless hours of coverage in NBC's 2010 Olympic countdown [Updated]

     
    Want to know why the International Olympic Committee immediately backed NBC when it became angry over the prospect of a U.S. Olympic Network? Yes, the $5.7-billion NBC paid for U.S. broadcast rights to the Summer and Winter games from 2000......