New safety measures at luge worlds

Updated: January 28, 2011, 1:52 PM ET
Associated Press

CESANA PARIOL, Italy -- A year after a Georgian luger's fatal crash at the Vancouver Olympics, new safety measures have been implemented for this weekend's world championships.

Still, athletes realize that luge is a dangerous sport and accidents always can happen.

"There are always risks," said Armin Zoeggeler of Italy, the two-time Olympic champion who took bronze in Vancouver. "Everything has been prepared in terms of security, but even in Vancouver we didn't think something like ...

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