Olympic athlete joins West Mountain staff

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A new staff member at West Mountain this weekend has a lot of history behind him – and quite a few medals, to boot. This week, West Mountain ski area announced that an Olympic medalist is joining their ranks. Too cold to ski? Not at West Mountain Thomas Vonn, a 2002 … Read more

Here’s where 5 future Olympic Games will be held

(ABC4) – The final podiums are being filled in Tokyo after two packed weeks of Olympic drama. If the medal chase has inspired you to train for Team USA, you had better get to work. Our next Olympic Games are less than six months away. The International Olympic Committee has already identified host cities for … Read more

Troy man to compete in 2022 Special Olympics

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A local powerlifting athlete will be representing the Capital Region at next year’s Special Olympics USA games. Hundreds of cyclists complete their 400-mile statewide journey in Albany this weekend Tom Mooney, who lives in Troy, will be traveling to Disneyworld for the games next June. He said it was a dream … Read more

First resident of Olympic Village tests positive for COVID-19, but it wasn’t an athlete, officials say

(NEXSTAR) – The Olympic Village has its first case of COVID-19, Tokyo officials have confirmed. The case, detected via a positive COVID-19 test on Friday, was observed in a “games-concerned personnel” and not an athlete, organizers said in a recent report. The patient’s identity was not disclosed, though they were listed as a non-resident of … Read more

Olympian Jordan Chiles’ mother to enter federal prison on day her daughter competes

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – After the Olympics begin next week in Tokyo, Vancouver’s Jordan Chiles could become a household name as part of the U.S. gymnastics team. But the same day she is expected to compete for Olympic team gold, her mother, Gina Chiles, is set to report to federal prison. Gina Chiles pleaded guilty … Read more