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2002 gold medalist Todd Hays has retired from bobsledding after a head injury
2002 gold medalist Todd Hays has retired from bobsledding after a head injury

After turmoil and injuries, US sled team poised to win in Vancouver

Four years ago, the US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, then based in Lake Placid, fell into turmoil just before the Winter Olympics in Turin. The team dismissed head-coach Tim Nardiello following allegations of sexual harassment. Top athletes were knocked out of competition by freak accidents and a controversy involving performance-enhancing drugs. Team leaders say they've rebuilt the organization and developed a powerful new stable of athletes who could return to the podium in Vancouver. But as Brian Mann reports, the Americans will have to compete without one of its best bobsledders.  Go to full article
Bobsledder Todd Hayes. Photo: teamusa.org
Bobsledder Todd Hayes. Photo: teamusa.org

Top American sledder Todd Hays forced out of Vancouver games by injury

One of the America's top bobsledders has been forced to retire just two months before the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Todd Hayes was diagnosed by team doctors in Lake Placid with a serious brain injury following a crash earlier this month. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

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