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Sochi track gets first test runs

Updated: March 6, 2012, 7:23 PM ET
Associated Press

U.S. bobsledders Elana Meyers and Katie Eberling are spending this week at the site of the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Their challenge now becomes actually qualifying for those games.

Meyers and Eberling are among the first international racers to get a look at Russia's newly built sliding track, which is opening its doors to a small number of bobsled, skeleton and luge athletes from around the world this week. Having sliders on the ice is a significant step for the facility, where some construction ...

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