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Gut wins giant slalom as Shiffrin crashes near finish

- 0 - Fri, Nov 27, 2015

ASPEN, Colo. — Mikaela Shiffrin had a big lead and was just a few turns from winning a World Cup race at home for the first time.

Shiffrin could almost sense victory. The crowd, too. Even her competitors were basically resigned to her...

IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program
By: - 0 Fri, Nov 27, 2015

MONACO — The IAAF has cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations and rejected claims that it failed to act on...

US Ski Team names 2 prospects killed in avalanche to squad
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

COPPER MOUNTAIN — Her voice quivered but remained strong as she read a powerful poem about her son to a room full of skiers gathered for an avalanche...

Monument-based figure skater, national champ Jason Brown out with injury
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 21, 2015

Reigning U.S. champion and Monument-based figure skater Jason Brown withdrew from the upcoming 2015 NHK Trophy due to a back strain incurred during...

Julia Mancuso healing after hip surgery
By: - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

COPPER MOUNTAIN — American skier Julia Mancuso went in for a simple hip surgery — if there is such a thing — and 5 1/2 hours later had one that was...

Fallout from WADA meetings in Colorado Springs: Athletes want probe to go beyond Russian track team
By: - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Cleaning up the corrupt anti-doping system in Russia matters because of these stories:

—Cross-country skier Beckie Scott missed out on her...

WADA declares Russian anti-doping agency noncompliant during Colorado Springs meetings
By: - 0 Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency have declared Russia's anti-doping agency out of compliance.

The vote by the WADA foundation board...

Former Colorado Springs resident athlete Nathan Crumpton eager to make most of World Cup opportunity
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Skeleton athlete Nathan Crumpton's biography is so varied and rich, the joke on his website about riding a water buffalo as a small child in his...

IOC's Bach confident in Rio security after Paris attacks
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 15, 2015

LONDON — IOC President Thomas Bach expressed confidence Sunday in the ability of Brazilian authorities to protect next year's Olympics in Rio de...

Falcon High School senior will be ambassador for Colorado Springs in Olympic event
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Marlee Tate bit her lip and her eyes welled up as she tried not to cry when she learned she will represent Colorado Springs at a global event.


Veterans learn adaptive sports after life-changing injuries at Olympic Training Center camp
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 11, 2015

For retired Army Sgt. Justin Bryant, Wednesday raises mixed feelings.

"Veterans Day is a good day and a bad day for me," said Bryant who...

WADA report devastatingly critical of doping in Russia, 2016 Olympics in jeopardy
By: - 0 Mon, Nov 9, 2015

GENEVA — In a devastatingly critical report, a World Anti-Doping Agency panel accused the Russian government on Monday of complicity in widespread...

Lindsey Vonn gets stitches because of her fighting dogs
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 8, 2015

Lindsey Vonn was bitten by the injury bug again. This time, really bitten.

The star American skier needed stitches in her right thumb after...

City Council to vote on donating parcel to planned Olympic Museum
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Tue, Oct 27, 2015

A funky little chunk of land contaminated by creosote is worth less than nothing to the City of Colorado Springs but will complement the U.S. Olympic...

IOC: Refugees eligible to compete in Olympics for 1st time
0 Mon, Oct 26, 2015

UNITED NATIONS — The president of the International Olympic Committee has announced that highly qualified athletes who are refugees will be allowed...

Fort Carson soldier, women's boxer Alex Love eager to take final step to first Olympics
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Oct 25, 2015

The Olympic team trials are here for women's boxing and Fort Carson athlete Alex Love is itching to take that final step to Rio next...

Klee blog: USA Basketball makes odd pick in naming Gregg Popovich as coach
By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Oct 23, 2015

He might be the greatest coach in NBA history, and Gregg Popovich is still an unusual selection as head coach of the men's national team.


Air Force Academy graduate Popovich to coach US Olympic basketball team after Coach K
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 23, 2015

Gregg Popovich, an Air Force Academy graduate who has led the San Antonio Spurs to five NBA titles, will replace Mike Krzyzewski as the U.S....

Monument-based figure skater Jason Brown using this season to get ready for 2018 Winter Olympics
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Oct 21, 2015

The Olympics may be three winters away, but Pyeongchang is on the mind of Jason Brown, the Monument-based figure skater and defending U.S. national...

Sporting goods store puts Olympic hopefuls to work
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 17, 2015

The fencer worked as a barista. One martial artist drove a prison truck, and the other went door-to-door selling pizza coupons. The paracyclist was...

US skier Bode Miller will skip 2015-16 World Cup circuit
By: - 0 Thu, Oct 15, 2015

Bode Miller will leave all the racing this season to his horses.

The six-time Olympic medalist is taking a break from competing on the World...

U.S. world champion cross country skier skipping season for first child
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Oct 15, 2015

American world champion cross country ski racer Kikkan Randall of Anchorage will step away from competition this season. She and her husband Jeff...

Justices reject appeal from Jim Thorpe's sons over reburial
By: - 0 Mon, Oct 5, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Indian tribes and Jim Thorpe's sons to move the remains of the athletic great from...

USOC extends CEO's contract through 2020 with option to 2024
By: - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The U.S. Olympic Committee extended CEO Scott Blackmun's contract by five years, through the middle of 2021, with an option to keep him through the...

Area figure skater Joshua Farris out with concussion
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Colorado Springs-based men’s figure skater Joshua Farris, the 2015 U.S. bronze medalist, will not compete at his scheduled 2015 Grand Prix Series...

Drumming up national support for LA 2024 Summer Games bid a focus at annual Olympics and Paralympics Assembly
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

California was on the minds of those at the annual U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly and it wasn't just from hearing Beach Boys tunes in the...

Officials: U.S. Olympic agreement with Colorado Springs has been good for both sides
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Paul Ruggeri has everything he needs in one place at the Olympic Training Center.

The 26-year-old gymnast, who is preparing to compete for the...

Burroughs says win puts him among wrestling's elite
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Sep 13, 2015

LAS VEGAS - It has been a challenging year for Jordan Burroughs. The new husband and father admits he struggles balancing family life and...

Live updates: World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas
By: - 0 Sat, Sep 12, 2015

Gazette sports reporter Joe Paisley is in Las Vegas this week covering the World Wrestling Championships. Scroll down to see his tweets from the...

Coronado grad Snyder sets record by winning worlds gold at age 19
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 11, 2015

LAS VEGAS - Coronado High School graduate Kyle Snyder plans to be a force in international competition for years to come. His time at the Colorado...