| Jan 4, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The year after a Summer Olympics is supposed to be a time when the stars of the previous Games catch their breath while the likely stars of the next Winter Games give the Olympic world some breathless anticipation. So it......
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:54 AM
Nordic combined world champion Todd Lodwick says he has a new thing to love about France. The old one was French wine. The new one is the size of the cars many French drive. That may have saved Lodwick's life......
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:34 AM
By winning the world title Sunday in the team sprint at the world championships, Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins gave the United States its first gold medal ever in cross-country skiing at either the worlds or Olympics.
A few hours later, four...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Kikkan Randall of Anchorage and partner Jessie Diggins of Afton, Minnesota combined to give the United States its first gold medal in a World Championship nordic ski competition on Sunday, skiing to the victory in the team sprint title in Val Di Fiemme,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 AM
BOYNE CITY — On a cold and snowy morning this past Sunday, 68-year-old Ellis Boal of Charlevoix reached a combined 75,000 lifetime miles for running and cross-country skiing, finishing the amazing feat at Young State Park in Boyne City.
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Not a clue what do to this weekend? Read on for the editors’ top picks. Friends of the Des Plaines Library Book Sale The Friends …...
| Feb 14, 2010
| 10:34 PM
Gasping for air, American Johnny Spillane was gliding toward the finish line, cowbells clanking in his ears, the stars and stripes shimmering in the stands, a gold medal and greatness both within his grasp.
Just a stride and ahalf away from being crowned...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 8:56 PM
Gold was the only option for Canada's women's hockey team. For the U.S. Nordic combined squad, any medal in any color would do. Article continues below
All of them were quite pleased with the way things turned out Thursday.
The Canadian women beat the...
| Sep 7, 2010
Attention Olympic hopefuls: If you want to minimize your risk of injury, you're better off competing in a Summer Games sport than a Winter Games event.
That's the conclusion of a new study that analyzed 287 injury reports from the 2010 Winter Games in...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 6:27 PM
The ski jumping program in Anchorage got a running start this summer, as the Karl Eid Ski Jumps near Hilltop Ski Area received a much-needed makeover thanks to thousands of dollars in donations and hours of work by local volunteers.
"The 40-meter jump,...