TBILISI, Georgia - The father of the Georgian luger killed during practice before the Vancouver Olympics angrily dismissed a coroner's report saying lack of experience played a role in his son's death.

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Former women's world champion Erin Hamlin and three-time Olympian Tony Benshoof are among 14 athletes who will be part of USA Luge's season-opening training camp starting Friday.

Tony Benshoof and Brian Martin are on USA Luge's national team for the fall, the surest sign yet neither is ready to retire.

Mark Grimmette's retirement from luge lasted about a month.

PARIS - The International Luge Federation's 20-page - is that all his death deserved? - report into the horrific accident that killed Georgian Olympian Nodar Kumaritashvili is exactly what was expected: a self-serving whitewash.
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