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  • 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.......
  • Hillary Clinton: Wild card in veepstakes

     
    by James Oliphant and Jim Tankersley One virtue of this late start to the general-election campaign for the White House is that it leaves less time than usual for the ritual of back-porch punditry: identifying that sure-to-be vice-presidential pick. As......
  • 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......
  • La Canada student makes U.S. Luge World Cup team

     
    The story keeps getting better for Kate Hansen, a 17-year-old La Canada High student who lives in sunny Southern California but is a step closer to making the 2010 Olympic team in luge. Over the weekend, Hansen earned a spot......
  • The Kate Hansen story continues

     
    Kate Hansen, a 17-year-old from La Canada, is trying to pull off a feat almost as rare as snow falling in Los Angeles -- earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team in luge while growing up in sunny Southern......
  • Ask John: Where to dine in western Plantation

    Ask John: Where to dine in western Plantation
    Ask John! Sun Sentinel restaurant writer John Tanasychuk answers YOUR questions about restaurants, eating out and more. To submit your question, e-mail here. Please include your name, city and state with each question. -------------------- Wednesday,...
  • Recalling our favorite sports memories of 2009

    Recalling our favorite sports memories of 2009
    Why do we love watching sports? And what did we love the most in 2009? Those are two questions each of us would answer differently. But the answer to the second question helps explain the answer to the first. We love watching sports because they are a...
  • Olympic Athlete Seriously Hurt in Luge Crash

    WHISTLER, British Columbia -- A men's Olympic luger from the former Soviet republic of Georgia has crashed during training and is receiving emergency treatment. Officials said Nodar Kumaritashvili lost control of his sled Friday, went over the wall of...
  • Olympic Luger Killed After Crash During Training

    Olympic Luger Killed After Crash During Training
    A men's luger from the former Soviet republic of Georgia died Friday after a crash during training, an Olympic official with direct knowledge of the situation said. The death cast a shocking pall over the Vancouver Olympics hours before the opening...
  • IOC confirms Olympic luger dies after crash

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia ( AP) — A men's Olympic luger from the country of Georgia died Friday after a high-speed crash during training. IOC president Jacques Rogge said the death hours before the opening ceremony "clearly casts a shadow over...
  • Olympic Luger, Not Track, Blamed For Deadly Crash

    Olympic Luger, Not Track, Blamed For Deadly Crash
    A men's Olympic luger from the country of Georgia died Friday after a high-speed crash on a track that is the world's fastest and has raised safety concerns among competitors. A tearful IOC president Jacques Rogge said the death hours before the opening...