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David Ramsey: Colorado soared while United States crashed at South Korea Olympics

Tue, Feb 27, 2018 - 6:28 AM 0

Ah, an underachieving Winter Olympics for Americans, who won their fewest medals in 20 years. Canada, pop. 36 million, earned more medals (29) than the...

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Denver weighs Olympics over 40 years after saying no thanks

Mon, Feb 26, 2018 - 8:43 PM 0

DENVER — It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by "super highway," thousands more hotel rooms than...

The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday
The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

No. 10 The Colorado Pride women's soccer team visits the Southern California Crush on Sunday No. 9 New Zealand faces England in league (13-man) rugby...

Ex-Olympic skier Bode Miller 'beyond devastated' after death of 19-month-old daughter
Ex-Olympic skier Bode Miller 'beyond devastated' after death of 19-month-old daughter

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Bode Miller said he and his wife are "beyond devastated" by the death of their 19-month-old daughter, Emeline. The toddler died in a drowning accident...

USA Gymnastics executive says she was told to keep quiet about Larry Nassar
USA Gymnastics executive says she was told to keep quiet about Larry Nassar

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 6, 2018

WASHINGTON — The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of...

The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 3, 2018

No. 10 NASCAR's top teams converge on Michigan International Speedway on Sunday No. 9 The USA Hockey annual Congress is held in Colorado Springs...

Panel backs Denver bid for Winter Olympics - if voters approve
Panel backs Denver bid for Winter Olympics - if voters approve

By: Mark Harden - 0 Fri, Jun 1, 2018

Denver should make a bid for a future Winter Olympics and Paralympic games - but only if Colorado voters approve. That's the recommendation delivered...

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis
Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

By: - 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON — U.S. Olympic officials should do more than “window dressing” as they attempt to end sexual abuse of athletes, Colorado U.S. Rep....

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis
Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

By: - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

WASHINGTON — The tears and anger this time came from lawmakers who spent the day fuming over a growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports that leaders...

Olympian sues Colorado Springs-based USA Swimming to allege sexual abuse cover-up
Olympian sues Colorado Springs-based USA Swimming to allege sexual abuse cover-up

By: - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

SEATTLE — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body, based in Colorado Springs,...

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director
USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

By: - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Olympic Committee hired an FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, marking its latest effort to strengthen sex-abuse...

Track & field state meet notebook: Hannah Skrastins competes in Paralympic event after battle with brain tumor
Track & field state meet notebook: Hannah Skrastins competes in Paralympic event after battle with brain tumor

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Sophomore Hannah Skrastins had always loved competing in sports. But in 2014, she found out that her athletic aspirations may be cut short thanks to a...

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