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Austria's second placed Janine Flock in the finish area after the women's Skeleton World Cup race in Igls, near Innsbruck, Austria, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

Loelling wins, Henry grabs 1st US skeleton medal of season

Jan. 17, 2020 12:32 PM EST

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling won a women’s World Cup skeleton race Friday, while Megan Henry of the U.S. won her first career World Cup medal and the first medal for any American slider on that circuit this season. Loelling finished two runs in 1 minute, 47.44 seconds --...

Bobsled team members ready their sleds for competition before the first run of the four-man bobsled World Cup race, in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Kripps wins 4-man bobsled again in Lake Placid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:48 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Canada’s Justin Kripps won a World Cup four-man bobsled race on Sunday for the second straight day. Kripps and his team of Ryan Sommer, Ben Coakwell and Cameron Stones finished two runs in 1 minute, 49.45 seconds. It was Kripps’ third consecutive win and fourth...

Winner Elena Nikitina, center, of Russia, celebrates on the podium with second place finisher Jacqueline Loelling, left, of Germany, and third place finisher Janine Flock, left, of Austria, following the women's skeleton World Cup race in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Russia sweeps golds in World Cup skeleton at Lake Placid

Dec. 13, 2019 7:07 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Russia swept the gold medals at a World Cup skeleton race at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Friday, with Elena Nikitina’s winning margin in the women’s race the largest on tour in nearly three years. Nikitina finished two runs in 1 minute, 49.93 seconds. Germany’s...

Jacqueline Loelling, of Germany, celebrates her first place finish after the second run of the women's World Cup skeleton opener in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Loelling wins first women's World Cup skeleton race of year

Dec. 7, 2019 1:16 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling won the first women’s World Cup skeleton race of the season Saturday, posting the fastest time in both heats at Mount Van Hoevenberg for her 10th career victory on the circuit. Loelling finished in 1 minute, 49.76 seconds....