• Is five-time Olympic swimmer Dara Torres coming out of retirement at age 47?

    By Marissa Payne, The Washington Post
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Five-time Olympian Dara Torres, 47, announced on Wednesday that she would be coming out of retirement to make a go at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The problem is, the pair of tweets came on April Fool’s Day, the most excruciatingly frustrating day of the year to believe...

  • Area curlers knock off defending national champs

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    The Colorado team moved up the leaderboard at the 2015 USA Curling Mixed National Championship when Colorado Springs’ Darrick Kizlyk rink evened its record at 2-2 by stealing the 10th end to knock off the defending champions from Illinois, led by Greg Wilson.   Kizlyk (Colorado...

  • Jorgensen wins 10th triathlon series stop

    News services
    Yesterday

    2014 ITU World Champion Gwen Jorgensen ran to her 10th career ITU World Triathlon Series win on Sunday at ITU World Triathlon Auckland, while fellow USA national team member Katie Zaferes earned her second-straight silver medal of the season. Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.) clocked in at...

  • Korean citizenship gives former Colorado College Tiger Mike Testwuide Olympic opportunity

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Former Colorado College center Mike Testwuide couldn't turn down a chance to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics. A few weeks ago, new South Korean men's ice hockey national team coach Jim Paek approached the former Pikes Peak Miner to see if he would apply for dual citizenship. That...

  • Shiffrin captures slalom title at US Alpine Championships

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — Over the years, Mikaela Shiffrin has been patiently refining her technique, trying to get it just perfect. Her signature for autographs, that is. Her skiing is pretty letter perfect, too. Shiffrin added another title to her impressive collection,...

  • Shiffrin captures slalom title at US Alpine Championships

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Over the years, Mikaela Shiffrin has been patiently refining her technique, trying to get it just perfect. Her signature for autographs, that is. Her skiing is pretty letter perfect, too. Shiffrin added another title to her impressive collection,...

  • U.S. sled hockey continues dominance over Canadians

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Kevin McKee (Chicago) scored twice and Declan Farmer (Tampa) tallied three assists to lead the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team past Canada, 3-1, today at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, N.C. “We dealt with some adversity today but everyone stepped up and did a great...

  • U.S. sled hockey continues dominance over Canadians

    Joe Paisley
    Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Kevin McKee (Chicago) scored twice and Declan Farmer (Tampa) tallied three assists to lead the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team past Canada, 3-1, today at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, N.C. “We dealt with some adversity today but everyone stepped up and did a great...

  • OTC resident leads Team USA gold medal haul

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center resident Joe Berenyi earned his second world title of the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships Friday in the men’s C3 3-kilometer individual pursuit in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Berenyi placed second last year. The reigning Paralympic...

  • Rivalry leads Jason Brown and Joshua Farris to world skate championships

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    A friendly rivalry between two area figure skaters has propelled them to their first senior world championships. Monument-based Jason Brown, the U.S. national champion, and Joshua Farris, the 2015 American bronze medalist, both make their debut when men's senior competition begins...

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