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Rogge accepts 'moral responsibility'

Updated: February 26, 2010, 2:30 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

IOC president Jacques Rogge says the death of a Georgian luger will forever be associated with the Vancouver Games, just as the slaying of Israeli athletes remains a legacy of the Munich Olympics.

Nodar Kumaritashvili died during practice on the first day of the Games when he lost control of his sled and slammed into a trackside steel pole at nearly 90 mph. Olympic and luge federation officials blamed the accident on the athlete, saying he was late in coming out of the next-to-last turn ...

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