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  • BC-SKI--WCup-Men's GS,4th Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ALTA BADIA, Italy (AP) — Ted Ligety needs some training. A lot of it. And some snow would help, too. Struggling with a broken wrist and without the training volume he normally relies on, the Olympic champion was beaten soundly by Austrian rival Marcel Hirscher again in an unusually...

  • Olympic skater spends time with kids at Colorado Springs' downtown ice rink

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Tiandrea Rice isn't likely to forget her first time ice skating. She got pointers from a pro. Tiandrea, 11, scooted around the outdoor rink in Acacia Park Saturday with three-time Olympic figure skating medalist Rachael Flatt, who grew up in Colorado Springs and is home for the...

  • Jansrud has an explanation for his speed domination

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some critics have attributed Kjetil Jansrud's domination of speed skiing to the injuries to Aksel Lund Svindal, Bode Miller and Erik Guay. Jansrud has his own explanation. "I feel like the minor mistakes never develop into bigger mistakes," the Norwegian...

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    BALTIMORE — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino. Phelps, 29, was arrested on Sept. 30. Documents show he was stopped for speeding and crossing the double...

  • Skate with Olympians downtown on Monday

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Olympians Jason Brown and Rachael Flatt will be on hand to meet fans when U.S. Figure Skating hosts a free SkateFest for all ages and skill levels Monday, Dec. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Acacia Park outdoor skating rink in downtown Colorado Springs. ...

  • Michael Phelps not expected to get jail time

    USA Today
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    No matter the outcome of Michael Phelps' trial on drunken-driving charges Friday, the Olympian appears unlikely to face any jail time. Phelps faces five charges, three relating to driving while impaired from his Sept. 30 arrest in Baltimore. He had a blood-alcohol content of .14,...

  • BC-WRE--Doping-Guenot

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot has been banned for a year by the French anti-doping agency for missing doping controls. The French wrestling federation said Guenot, who won gold in the 66-kilogram category at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze in London...

  • Bach welcomes US decision to bid for 2024 Olympics

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a "very strong" contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global race. The International Olympic Committee is eager to...

  • USOC decides to bid for 2024 Olympics; city still undecided

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games. Which city will it pick? Stay tuned. After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday - Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington - USOC board members...

  • BC-Sports-Top Plays

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GRIZZLIES END WARRIORS STREAK AT 16 Memphis ends Golden State's 16-game winning streak in clash of NBA's two top teams. http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid ___ FOUR CITIES IN RUNNING AS US CONFIRMS 2024...

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