| 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......
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 2:10 PM
From the top of the jumping tower at the Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, the view is of a new season, with yellow and orange tints in the trees marking the change.
For 8-time U.S. champion Jessica Jerome and the other women who will see that...
| 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,...