Natural Track News 19.01.15
Austria replaces cancelled Unterammergau World Cup

Berchtesgaden (PMA) Due to the difficult weather situation the fourth GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track at Unterammergau, Germany was cancelled. Officials from International Luge Federation (FIL) have decided in consultation with the organizing committee of Unterammergau that there is a... [more]

Natural Track News 18.01.15
Italy celebrates two gold medals by Pigneter and Lanthaler

Mariazell (PMA) Evelin Lanthaler and Patrick Pigneter (both ITA) are the new World Champions in Luge on Natural Track. They were both in the lead after third and final competition run at 20th World Championships of International Luge Federation (FIL) at Mariazell in Austria. While Pigneter... [more]

Artificial Track News 18.01.15
Olympic Champion Germany continues unbeaten in team relay

Oberhof (RWH) Olympic Champion Germany remains to be beaten in the Viessmann Team Relay presented by BMW this post-Olympic winter. After their successes in Innsbruck-Igls and Königssee, the German quartet comprising Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch and doubles duo Tobias Wendl–Tobias Arlt have won... [more]

Artificial Track News 18.01.15
Sixth Season Victoria for Natalie Geisenberger

Oberhof (RWH) There seems to be no stopping Natalie Geisenberger when she’s on her luge. The Olympic and World champion and defending titleholder has taken her sixth victory of the season in Oberhof. In her 29th ever first place in a Viessmann World Cup, the 26-year-old German relegated her... [more]

Artificial Track News 18.01.15
Löffler-Stiebing win Junior World Championship in doubles – Latvia first in team relay

Lillehammer (RWH) Florian Löffler and Manuel Stiebing of Germany have won the doubles event in the International Luge Federation’s 30th Junior World Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. The Latvian team comprising Ulla Zirne, Kristens Aparjods and Kristens Putins–Karlis Kriss Matuzels took gold... [more]

Natural Track News 17.01.15
Men’s final and deciding run postponed to Sunday

Mariazell (PMA) The weather is going crazy at the 20th Luge World Championships on Natural Track of International Luge Federation (FIL) at Mariazell in Austria. After warm winds and temperatures up to 8 degrees weather turned to heavy snowfalls and transformed Mariazellerland into a winter... [more]

Artificial Track News 17.01.15
Felix Loch takes fifth victory in succession in Oberhof

Oberhof (RWH) Felix Loch remains a force to be reckoned with in Oberhof. The German Olympic Champion has celebrated his fifth victory in succession on the Oberhof track at the Viessmann Luge World Cup, making him unbeaten in the Thuringian Forest since the winter of 2010/2011. Despite an error... [more]

Artificial Track News 17.01.15
Third victory in succession for Wendl-Arlt

Oberhof (RWH) Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt of Germany continue to race forwards in the Viessmann Luge World Cup. At the fifth stop in the racing series, the Olympic Champions gained their third victory in succession, shortening the gap in the overall standings between themselves and the leaders to... [more]

Natural Track News 17.01.15
New start time at Mariazell

Mariazell (PMA) - 2nd competition run of Mens Event at 20th FIL Luge World Championships on Natural Track will start at 15:30 due to the warm weather at Mariazell. 1st competition run Ladies and 3rd and final competition run of Mens will start as scheduled today. [more]

Artificial Track News 17.01.15
Gold for Jessica Tiebel and Roma Repilov at Junior World Championships

Lillehammer (RWH) Germany’s Jessica Tiebel and Roma Repilov from Russia are the new Junior World Champions in the luge. The two Junior World Cup leaders won the gold medals at the 30th World Championships organised by the International Luge Federation (FIL) in Lillehammer, Norway. 16-year-old... [more]

Natural Track News 16.01.15
Third title for Pigneter/Clara – silver medal for Austria

Mariazell (PMA) - 20th FIL Luge World Championships on Natural Track were official opened on Thursday at the city center of Mariazell in Austria. First medal decision, which was held on the track at Sankt Sebastian was the Doubles event. Patrick Pigneter and Florian Clara of Italy are World... [more]

Artificial Track News 16.01.15
Aileen Frisch, Johannes Ludwig and Geueke-Gamm Winner of Nation’s Cup

Oberhof (RWH) Host Germany celebrated victories in the Nation’s Cup in Luge in Oberhof. The winners are Aileen Frisch, Johannes Ludwig and in doubles Robin Geueke-David Gamm. At the qualification race for the Viessmann World Cup this weekend (17-18January 2015) Aileen Frisch, who finished 5th... [more]

Natural Track News 16.01.15
Opening Ceremony of 20th FIL Luge World Championships on Natural Track

Mariazell (PMA) 20th Luge World Championships on Natural Track was opened by President of the International Luge Federation (FIL) Josef Fendt in front of 1.000 spectators at main square. The hour long opening ceremony with the parade of nations, official speeches and musi [more]

Artificial Track News 13.01.15
Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch and Eggert-Benecken lead at “half time”

Oberhof (RWH) After six of 12 races, Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch and the doubles duo of Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken, all of Germany, head the overall Viessmann Luge World Cup rankings in their disciplines. The second half of the post-Olympic winter will start next weekend at the fifth... [more]

Natural Track News 13.01.15
4th GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track at Unterammergau cancelled

Unterammergau (PMA) - 4th GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track at Unterammergau from 23rd to 25th January 2015 is cancelled due to the warm weather. Decision was taken by FIL and local organization committee after today’s track inspection. A new date for the races at Unterammergau or a... [more]