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FIL Media Guide 2013/2014

The FIL Luge Media Guide 2013/2014 can now be downloaded as a pdf file.

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Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 12.02.14
The Team Relay event in the Olympic limelight

Sochi (pps) It is only its’ unpredictability that is predictable. On paper, Germany should have won every single Team Relay event of the International Luge Federation (FIL). But prior to the Olympic première of the innovative discipline at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the reality differs from... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 12.02.14
Erin Hamlin writes history with the first medal for a non-european luger

Sochi (pps) The rest of the world had to wait 50 years for this to happen as the medals in the women’s singles at the past 14 Olympic Winter Games were exclusively claimed by European lugers. But then U.S. athlete Erin Hamlin wrote a chapter of luge history at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi,... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 11.02.14
Olympic gold medal - Natalie Geisenberger completes her medal collection

Sochi (pps) Thanks to the second-largest winning margin in the history of Olympic luge events Germany’s Natalie Geisenberger claimed her first Olympic victory.

After four runs at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the 26-year-old luger had a winning margin of exactly 1,139 seconds in... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 11.02.14
Wendl-Arlt vs. Eggert-Benecken: Communication instead of confrontation

Sochi (pps) In the past two seasons they divided the leading positions between themselves. Every time these two German doubles teams competed in the Viessmann Luge World Cup series the winners were either Tobias Wendl-Tobias Arlt (photo, left) or Toni Eggert-Sascha Benecken. But the four athletes... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 10.02.14
Natalie Geisenberger with track record on her way to claim the Olympic gold medal

Sochi (pps) Natalie Geisenberger is on the right track to claim her first gold medal at Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia: The 26-year-old luger from Germany clearly leads the rankings after two of four runs at the “Sanki Sliding Center”. Setting a track record of 49.891 seconds in her first... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 10.02.14
Felix Loch endures the “golden stress”

Sochi (pps) It seems easier to become an Olympic Champion than being one. Felix Loch knows a thing or two about it – after all, the 24-year-old German luger already claimed his second Olympic gold medal at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia after the one in Vancouver in 2010.

Right after... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 10.02.14
Great TV ratings for Felix Loch in Germany

Sochi (pps) With regard to TV ratings back home, Germany’s 24-year-old Felix Loch has even outdone the popular crime TV series “Tatort”. The live broadcasts of his second Olympic gold medal on the German TV station ZDF were followed by 9.22 million viewers. This translates into a market share of... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 09.02.14
Second Olympic gold medal for Loch – Zoeggeler takes historic bronze

Sochi (pps) While Germany’s four-time World Champion Felix Loch claimed his second Olympic victory, Italy’s Armin Zoeggeler wrote an important chapter in the history of Olympic Winter Games. The 40-year-old from South Tyrol is the first winter sports athlete to have claimed his sixth successive... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 09.02.14
Never-ending duel with a slight advantage for Natalie Geisenberger

Sochi (pps) Luge experts are prepared for yet another sequel to the never-ending duel of the past years, even though under different signs. Germany’s Natalie Geisenberger has turned from being the hunter to the hunted while defending Olympic Champion Tatjana Huefner has to make do with the role of... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 08.02.14
Duel on Eye level between Loch and Demchenko

Sochi (pps) The men’singles in the Olympic luge event seems to be marked by a duel on eye level. Ahead of the two decisive runs at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the top favorite Felix Loch of Germany is on top of the rankings ahead of local hero Albert Demchenko. Taking the lead with only... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 07.02.14
Armin Zoeggeler might write a chapter of Olympic history

Sochi (pps) While Felix Loch of Germany can only defeat himself, Italy’s Armin Zoeggeler (photo, right) might be able to write a new chapter in the history of Olympic Winter Games. Loch is the absolute top favorite in the Olympic men’s singles event and Zoeggeler has the chance to become the first... [more]

Sochi 2014 News, Artificial Track News 06.02.14
Armin Zoeggeler to be Italy’s flag bearer at Opening Ceremony

Sochi (pps) It is a great honor for Armin Zoeggeler: The two-time Olympic Champion was selected by the National Olympic Committee of Italy (CONI) to carry Italy’s flag at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, on February 7.

The 40-year-old from South... [more]

Artificial Track News, Sochi 2014 News 05.02.14
Olympic Games preview – Olympic Games have their own “luge laws”

Sochi (pps) Olympic Games have their own laws. Compared to World Championships of the International Luge Federation (FIL) and events of the Viessmann Luge World Cup series, the medals in the women’s and men’s singles at Olympic Games will not be awarded after two but after four competition runs. In... [more]

Artificial Track News, Sochi 2014 News 04.02.14
Luge events for the first time on six competition days

Sochi (pps) Due to the inclusion of the Team Relay event within the program of the Olympic Winter Games, the number of competition days has been increased. For the first time at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the decisions of the International Luge Federation (FIL) will be carried out on six... [more]

Artificial Track News, Sochi 2014 News 03.02.14
FIL celebrates “50th Anniversary of Luge at Olympic Games”

Sochi (pps) At the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the International Luge Federation (FIL) has two reasons to celebrate: It is not only the “50th Anniversary of Luge at Olympic Games” but also the première of a fourth discipline as the innovative FIL Team Relay event will make its debut on the... [more]

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