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  • Bobsled: All aboard the Night Train

     
    The U.S. will contend for medals in several Olympics sledding events, including possible gold for the four-man bobsled team led by driver Steve Holcomb, the current world champion. His No. 1 team uses a high-tech black sled known as the......
  • Mark Grimmette: "I'm still shaking" after being chosen to carry U.S. flag

     
    It was only fitting that U.S. Olympic flag bearer Mark Grimmette learned about his selection from his doubles teammate, Brian Martin. Grimmette, of Muskegon, Mich., and Martin, of Palo Alto, have teamed to become the most successful luge duo in......
  • Watch out, readers, Gary Hall Jr. is back

     
    I was fortunate to submit coverage of the Beijing Olympics to the Los Angeles Times website and it is my great privilege to be covering the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.In the world of journalism I'm known as a triple......
  • Controversy in, you guessed it, skeleton

     
    What would an Olympics be without a controversy in the sliding sports? For such relatively tiny sports that joined the Winter Games fairly recently, luge, a 1964 arrival, and skeleton, a 2002 addition, always manage to gin up a good......
  • Germany's Andre Lange wins another bobsled gold medal

     
    Germany's Andre Lange has won the Olympic two-man bobsled, his record fourth gold medal. Lange and brakeman Kevin Kuske completed their four runs in 3 minutes, 26.65 seconds. Germany's Thomas Florschuetz finished second in 3:26.87 to win silver, and...
  • Canada leads in women's bobsled; U.S. team in second place

     
    Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse of Canada have the lead midway through the women's bobsled competition at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, but barely ahead of Erin Pac and Elana Meyers of the United States. Humphries and Moyse drove Canada-1 down......
  • Canada wins gold and silver in women's bobsled; U.S. wins bronze

     
    Canada won gold and silver in women's bobsled at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Wednesday. Canada-1, with Kallie Humphries and Heather Moyse aboard, completed four runs in 3:32.28. Canada-2, with Helen Upperton and Shelley-Ann Brown finished in 3:33.13....
  • U.S. bobsledder detained, released by Canadian police [Updated]

     
    The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Thursday that American bobsledder Bill Schuffenhauer was detained and released by Canadian police. The USOC did not comment any further on the matter, saying it was waiting for more details to become available....
  • U.S. leads after first two runs of four-man bobsled

     
    USA 1, with Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah), Steve Mesler (Buffalo, N.Y.), Curt Tomasevicz (Shelby, Neb.) and Justin Olsen (San Antonio, Texas), is in first place at the halfway point of the four-man bobsled competition at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.....
  • Illinois bobsledder's team 12th at halfway point

     
    By Philip Hersh VANCOUVER, B.C. -- Winnetka bobsledder Jamie Moriarty, featured in Friday's Tribune, helped push the USA 3 sled to 12th among 25 starters after the first two runs of the Olympic four-man event Friday afternoon at the Whistler......
  • U.S. wins gold medal in four-man bobsled

     
    Steven Holcomb drove USA-1 to the gold medal in four-man bobsledding, ending a 62-year drought for Americans in the event. It was the first gold medal for the U.S. in four-man bobsled since Francis Tyler won one for the Americans......
  • U.S. companies paying majority of Olympic freight again

     
    By Philip Hersh News and comment: News: U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Proctor & Gamble will announce Wednesday it has become an International Olympic Committee global sponsor as well. Comment: Another plus for the USOC in its efforts to regain...