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David Ramsey: Brazilians don't know much, if anything, about our 'World' Champion Broncos
David Ramsey: Brazilians don't know much, if anything, about our 'World' Champion Broncos

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Aug 20, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Want to take a vacation from Colorado's secular religion, the Broncos? Want to travel to a land where few know Von Miller, Peyton...

David Ramsey: Jordan Burroughs falls in Rio, following a troubling American trend
David Ramsey: Jordan Burroughs falls in Rio, following a troubling American trend

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - It was late, really late. The Olympic media bus stopped at 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning to pick up two American sports writers,...

David Ramsey: Lochte told a lie America would believe
David Ramsey: Lochte told a lie America would believe

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Give Ryan Lochte this much: He knew how to make a phony story sound real. He knew what Americans would believe.

He played on...

Danielle Page, Lewis-Palmer star and Colorado Springs native, enjoys unlikely ride as starter on Serbia's Olympic team
Danielle Page, Lewis-Palmer star and Colorado Springs native, enjoys unlikely ride as starter on Serbia's Olympic team

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Danielle Page was not a likely member of the Serbian women's basketball Olympic team.

She barely made the eighth grade team...

David Ramsey: Nikola Jokic gives Denver Nuggets fans reason to smile
David Ramsey: Nikola Jokic gives Denver Nuggets fans reason to smile

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - The Denver Nuggets past has been jammed with pain and disappointment and, most of all, losing, but the franchise's future will be...

Letter From Rio: Some foreign journalists do cheer in press box
Letter From Rio: Some foreign journalists do cheer in press box

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - The men's Olympic basketball team from Serbia boasts extremely devoted and loud fans.

How do I know this?

I sat next...

CU grad Jenny Simpson roars to bronze in Olympic 1,500 meters
CU grad Jenny Simpson roars to bronze in Olympic 1,500 meters

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Jenny Simpson might be the happiest bronze medalist at these Olympics. As she crossed the finish line of the 1,500 meters, she...

Colorado Springs' Sarah Hammer takes silver in Olympic omnium cycling
Colorado Springs' Sarah Hammer takes silver in Olympic omnium cycling

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Sarah Hammer, who lives and trains in Colorado Springs, delivered a clutch performance in the grueling points race to earn a silver...

Letter From Rio: An elevator ride with Michael Phelps
Letter From Rio: An elevator ride with Michael Phelps

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - The elevator door was about to close, and Michael Phelps walked in.

He's won 28 Olympic medals, including 23 gold. He's one...

Ramsey Letter From Rio: Ocean water beckons. I can't resist. You would struggle, too (video)
Ramsey Letter From Rio: Ocean water beckons. I can't resist. You would struggle, too (video)

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Surfers. Swimmers. Families. Collections of friends. Several hundred Rio residents were at Grumari Beach for a sunny, breezy,...

David Ramsey: Widefield grad Boris Berian travels from birth in Colorado Springs to brink of Olympic medal in Rio
David Ramsey: Widefield grad Boris Berian travels from birth in Colorado Springs to brink of Olympic medal in Rio

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Boris Berian has traveled far in the past two years, from working the counter at the McDonald's inside the Eighth Street Walmart to...

David Ramsey: Widefield grad Boris Berian already plotting Olympic return after 8th-place finish
David Ramsey: Widefield grad Boris Berian already plotting Olympic return after 8th-place finish

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Boris Berian believes he will return.

To the Olympics, that is.

Berian, a Colorado Springs native and a Widefield High...

Colorado's Jenny Simpson conquers worry, earns spot in 1,500 Olympic final
Colorado's Jenny Simpson conquers worry, earns spot in 1,500 Olympic final

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Aug 15, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Jenny Simpson finally ran away from the disappointments of the 2012 London Olympics.

Simpson, a University of Colorado...

Letter From Rio: Subway not as scary as it sounds
Letter From Rio: Subway not as scary as it sounds

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Aug 14, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Riding the subway in Rio did not seem the greatest idea. Rio is known for its beauty and its surf. It's also known for its...

Widefield grad Boris Berian's will run in Olympic 800-meter final
Widefield grad Boris Berian's will run in Olympic 800-meter final

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Aug 13, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Widefield High grad Boris Berian will run in the Olympic 800-meter final Monday night at Olympic Stadium.

Berian finished...

Air Force Academy grad Cale Simmons fails to make Olympic pole vault final
Air Force Academy grad Cale Simmons fails to make Olympic pole vault final

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Aug 13, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Cale Simmons, a 2013 Air Force Academy graduate, never fully found his groove Saturday night and failed to make the final in the...

David Ramsey: Leave Hope Solo alone. She belongs in front of our American soccer net
David Ramsey: Leave Hope Solo alone. She belongs in front of our American soccer net

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Aug 13, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Hope Solo was not sent to Brazil to be cheerful and classy. She was sent to serve as a human wall in front of the net.

She's...

Ramsey: Maya DiRado upstages Michael Phelps, her happy teammate
Ramsey: Maya DiRado upstages Michael Phelps, her happy teammate

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Aug 13, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Maya DiRado had just finished a tearful description of her final race, a gold medal performance in the 200-meter backstroke. She...

Air Force grad David Higgins' happy Olympics ride ends - for now
Air Force grad David Higgins' happy Olympics ride ends - for now

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Aug 12, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO – It’s been a wild,  happy ride for David Higgins.
In April, he became the first-ever Air Force Academy cadet-athlete to...

Air Force grad David Higgins aims to return to Olympics

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Aug 12, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - It's been a wild, happy ride for David Higgins.

In April, he became the first Air Force Academy cadet-athlete to qualify for...

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