Luge body to stream coverage of events

The International Luge Federation plans to stream live coverage of its World Cup and World Championship events.

The coverage will begin next season, the federation said. The 2016 campaign gets underway in January.

The federation will stream coverage via its official website, fil-luge.org, with the action accompanied by English-language commentary. The service will be available worldwide, apart from in Germany and Italy.

The federation’s president, Josef Fendt, said: “I am delighted that we are able to provide a service that has been much requested, and which represents a significant step forward in terms of the media coverage of our sport.”