• Phelps' coach accepts job at ASU

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Bob Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach. Phelps won't be around forever, though, so Bowman started thinking about his future. It led him back to the college ranks and a new job at Arizona State, a school that he believes has the potential to be one of the top...

  • USOC announces expanded Road to Rio promotional tour

    News services
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    The U.S. Olympic Committee announced its nine-stop Road to Rio Tour earlier this week starting on July 4 and ending on Sept. 10, 2016.  Tour elements will include interactive sport participation, virtual-reality experiences, athlete meet and greets, Team USA giveaways and sponsor...

  • Klee: Rugby 7s aiming at 2016 Olympics for boost in popularity

    By Paul Klee paul.klee@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    DENVER - A chunk of her neck is missing. Not a small chunk, a big chunk, big enough that, when she lifts her blonde hair, the back of Lisa Rosen's neck looks like a divot. Peyton Manning probably could relate. But Peyton Manning plays his sport with a helmet and pads. These...

  • USOC revenue outpaces expenses by more than $47 million in 2014, a Winter Olympic year

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 17, 2015

    Revenue for the U.S. Olympic Committee increased by more than 60 percent from the previous year in 2014, according to tax documents filed by the organization Friday. The Colorado Springs-based USOC, which supports the country's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, brought in more than...

  • Bode Miller keeps open possibility of return to ski team

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    At the moment, Bode Miller is preparing to change diapers, not charge down a mountain. Although, he is keeping his ski racing options open even as his wife gets ready to deliver their child anytime now. The six-time Olympic medalist accepted a nomination Thursday to be a part of...

  • IOC strips US of Olympic relay medals in Gay doping case

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay's doping case. The International Olympic Committee notified the U.S. Olympic Committee by letter that the 4x100 relay team has...

  • Watch: Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen stands on her own for the first time after Injury

    ABC News
    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    After Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen severed her spinal cord in an accident last year, doctors weren’t sure if she’d survive. Except now she’s standing on her own again for the first time. The six-time gold medal swimmer was paralyzed below the waist last year by...

  • American rhythmic gymnasts garner international medals

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Laura Zeng of Libertyville, Ill. took home the all- around bronze medal, as well as silver and bronze event medals, at the International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in Corbeil-Essonnes, France this past weekend. Camilla Feeley of Lincolnshire, Ill. picked up an event bronze. ...

  • Ten Colorado Springs wrestlers win in U.S. Open

    Updated: Mon, May 11, 2015

    Springs wrestlers capture 10 titles at U.S. Open Las Vegas: World champion Elena Pirozhkova's run of good fortune continued at the U.S. Open. Pirozhkova, one of six Colorado Springs women champs, scored a pair of takedowns early in the match before holding off Olympic bronze medalist...

  • Lindsey Vonn says relationship with Tiger Woods is over

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, May 4, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO — The relationship between Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn is over, with both taking to social media to say they were parting ways. But even in a breakup, they stuck together in the announcement. "After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to...

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