Switzerland’s Martina Kocher has announced her retirement from luge after 20 years in the sport.
René Friedl has been promoted to sporting director at the Austrian Luge Federation (ÖRV) following the election of Markus Prock as President of the governing body.
Tucker West and Summer Britcher were the only Americans to compete at the annual international luge start competition in Meransen in Italy, and both won their respective divisions.
Matthew Mortensen, the United States' double Olympic luge athlete, has announced his retirement.
Two-time Olympian Jayson Terdiman will help play a leading role when USA Luge's latest slider search event takes place in his home town in Berwick in Pennsylvania at an event organised by his mother next month.
Austria's Peter Penz and Georg Fischler, silver medallists in the luge doubles at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, have announced the end of their 15-year competitive career.
USA Luge have called for donations to help support the country's young sliders.
USA Luge raised more than $24,000 (£18,000/€20,000) for young people by organising a Barbecue Festival.
The International Luge Federation (ILF) have released their racing schedule for the 2018-2019 season, with nine World Cup events and a World Championships on the calendar as well as seven junior events.
Erin Hamlin, the United States' flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony of this year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, has announced that she plans to run in the New York City Marathon on November 4.
International Luge Federation (FIL) President Josef Fendt has admitted the women's doubles discipline is a "major challenge" as a total of 17 countries accepted new sleds from the worldwide governing body.
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) officials have met with their counterparts from the International Luge Federation (FIL) at a traditional race organisers meeting in Großgmain.
USA Luge has completed its extensive coaching shake-up as it aims to secure success at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and beyond.
Ioan Apostol has stepped down from his role as development manager at the International Luge Federation (FIL).
Departing secretary general Svein Romstad has been named an honorary member of the International Luge Federation (FIL).