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State Dept. encourages Ryan Lochte to comply with Brazilian authorities

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 - 1:11 PM 0

The State Department on Thursday encouraged U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte to comply with a pending Brazilian request to return to Rio and testify about...

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A 'Thank You' to Rio and the Olympic experience from this dad of young girls

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 12:03 PM 0

As a sports writer raising three adorable, princess-loving daughters with a wife whose interests fall far from the sports world, I’ve had more than a few...

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Should an Olympic medal earn you a tax break?

Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 8:37 PM 0

My family and I have been mesmerized by the Summer Olympics. And to be honest, a few times, as we watched Michael Phelps win another gold medal or Simone...

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Ramsey: Coronado grad Kyle Snyder, a ridiculously wise 20-year-old, wins gold, rules wrestling world

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 6:01 PM 0

RIO DE JANEIRO - The truth was in his eyes. Kyle Snyder was not nervous as he prepared to wrestle for a wrestling gold medal. Dread is not his thing. In...

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Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal charge stemming from Rio Olympics incident
Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal charge stemming from Rio Olympics incident

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

An appellate court in Brazil has dismissed a criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, concluding that Lochte did not break the law in...

Summer Olympics likely coming to Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028
Summer Olympics likely coming to Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — If they can agree who goes first, Paris and Los Angeles will be awarded the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. International Olympic...

U.S. Olympic Committee sued by gymnast in sex-abuse scandal
U.S. Olympic Committee sued by gymnast in sex-abuse scandal

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

The   sex-abuse scandal   roiling the gymnastics world has taken a new turn with the parents of an elite athlete filing a lawsuit against...

Through plea deal, USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar may avoid charges for alleged abuse at Olympics
Through plea deal, USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar may avoid charges for alleged abuse at Olympics

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team physician accused by more than 100 women of sexual assault, has agreed to a plea deal that could mean he...

David Ramsey:  Coronado grad Kyle Snyder prepares to tangle with 'The Russian Tank'
David Ramsey: Coronado grad Kyle Snyder prepares to tangle with 'The Russian Tank'

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Everyone, Kyle Snyder says, is surprised by the heft of his gold medal. Visitors to his apartment in Columbus, Ohio, want to see the gold he won as a...

IOC completing 1,000 retests of Vancouver Olympic samples 
IOC completing 1,000 retests of Vancouver Olympic samples 

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 9, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC expects to complete retesting of more than 1,000 doping samples from the 2010 Vancouver Olympics next month. Hundreds...

USA Women's U19 basketball team practicing in Colorado Springs for World Cup
USA Women's U19 basketball team practicing in Colorado Springs for World Cup

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Fri, Jul 7, 2017

The USA U19 Women's World Team is beginning its preparation to defend its FIBA U19 World Cup title this upcoming week in Colorado Springs. USA will...

Injured Olympian defies doctors to walk for his wedding
Injured Olympian defies doctors to walk for his wedding

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 5, 2017

On good days, American high jumper Jamie Nieto can shuffle 130 steps without a cane or walker. It’s an important distance — about the length from the...

Franklin not trying to be a better Missy, but a happy Missy
Franklin not trying to be a better Missy, but a happy Missy

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her ever going to a dark place. After what...

Following sex abuse report, USA Gymnastics pledges stronger oversight of clubs
Following sex abuse report, USA Gymnastics pledges stronger oversight of clubs

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 27, 2017

USA Gymnastics will take a much stronger role in oversight of thousands of private gymnastics clubs across the country to ensure prevention of sex...

USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges
USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

MASON, Mich. — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually...

David Ramsey:  USOC CEO Scott Blackmun seeks better days after scandals rock his organization
David Ramsey: USOC CEO Scott Blackmun seeks better days after scandals rock his organization

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

The American Olympic Movement is headed for brighter days. That is my hope, and my belief. This hope was at the center of a 30-minute conversation...

John Calipari tries to pick, mold U.S. U19 men's hoops team
John Calipari tries to pick, mold U.S. U19 men's hoops team

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

The future stars of basketball are in Colorado Springs trying to earn the right to wear U.S.A. across their chest. The U.S. under-19 men's basketball...

Football injury, 'second family' lead to Olympic aspirations for rising American shooter Jared Desrosiers
Football injury, 'second family' lead to Olympic aspirations for rising American shooter Jared Desrosiers

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

An injury and a "second family" helped Massachusetts native Jared Desrosiers emerge as one of the nation's best young shooters. Desrosiers was a...

Colorado Springs startup hopes to generate $1 million for Winter Olympics athletes
Colorado Springs startup hopes to generate $1 million for Winter Olympics athletes

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

A Colorado Springs-based startup called Maxletics Corp. hopes to generate more than $1 million in income for Olympic athletes before the Winter...

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