Latvia sweeps luge races, Sweeney wins 4th medal of season

SIGULDA, Latvia (AP) — Latvia swept a pair of luge World Cup races on home ice, and Emily Sweeney of the U.S. won her team-high fourth medal of the season by helping the Americans finish third in a team relay. Kristers Aparjods won gold in the men’s singles race, his third career World Cup victory and his second in a row on the Sigulda track. Sweeney, Tucker West and the doubles team of Zack Di Gregorio and Sean Hollander gave USA Luge its sixth medal of the season later Sunday in the team relay. The Americans were third behind Latvia and Germany.

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