• 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

    NEWS SERVICEs
    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...

  • Bruce Jenner sued for wrongful death over highway crash

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    LOS ANGELES — The stepchildren of a woman killed in an automobile crash involving Bruce Jenner have sued the Olympic gold medalist. The wrongful death case was filed Friday in Los Angeles by the stepchildren of Kim Howe, whose car was pushed into oncoming traffic after Jenner's sport...

  • Air Force coach leads U.S. Greco-Roman team

    Staff reports
    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Air Force wrestling coach Sam Barber will be the head coach for the U.S. Greco-Roman junior team when it competes at the Pan-American Championships, May 6-8, in Havana, Cuba. “I’m looking forward to working with our nation’s elite-level wrestlers,” Barber said in a press...

  • Figure skater with local ties undergoes knee surgery

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Haven Denney, the 2015 U.S. pairs silver medalist with partner Brandon Frazier, underwent right knee surgery on April 27. The surgery was performed in Vail, Colorado, by Dr. Robert F. LaPrade. Denney’s rehabilitation will begin in Vail and continue at her training base in Florida...

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