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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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Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame announces class of 2017
Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame announces class of 2017

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The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame class of 2017 was unveiled Friday morning. The class, which includes four individuals, one family and one...

Bode Miller off US ski roster; Olympic spot uncertain
Bode Miller off US ski roster; Olympic spot uncertain

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Bode Miller's name no longer appears on the roster of the U.S. ski team. That doesn't mean he's retiring or won't ever race again or that his chances...

Hickenlooper to attend Olympic Museum groundbreaking next month in Colorado Springs
Hickenlooper to attend Olympic Museum groundbreaking next month in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Gov. John Hickenlooper will attend the June 9 groundbreaking for the U.S. Olympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs. The governor, along with U.S....

Olympic medalists catch a tax break in Colorado after governor signs bill
Olympic medalists catch a tax break in Colorado after governor signs bill

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday signed a measure that will provide a state income tax deduction for monetary awards received as a result of winning an...

WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports
WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

By: - 0 Thu, May 18, 2017

MONTREAL — After Olympic officials ignored their advice to suspend Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, World Anti-Doping Agency leaders are looking...

'Our champion': Bobsledder Steven Holcomb's life celebrated
'Our champion': Bobsledder Steven Holcomb's life celebrated

By: - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

The sympathy cards came from places like Germany and Italy, where Steven Holcomb was their bobsled enemy. Mourners flew in from all across the country....

Henry Cejudo out of Saturday's UFC 211 with hand injury
Henry Cejudo out of Saturday's UFC 211 with hand injury

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Wed, May 10, 2017

Henry Cejudo was forced out of Saturday's UFC 211 card due to a hand injury, MMAFighting.com reported Wednesday afternoon and which was later confirmed...

Coroner: Cause of bobsledder Steven Holcomb's death unclear
Coroner: Cause of bobsledder Steven Holcomb's death unclear

By: - 0 Mon, May 8, 2017

The cause of U.S. Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb's death will remain unclear until more tests are completed. An autopsy performed at Adirondack...

David Ramsey: Goodbye to swimming superstar Adolph Kiefer, a genuine American hero
David Ramsey: Goodbye to swimming superstar Adolph Kiefer, a genuine American hero

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, May 8, 2017

The world was gathering, as it does every four years, for the 1936 Olympics when two men, Adolph and Adolf, met beside a pool on the edge of Berlin....

Longtime U.S. bobsledding star, Steven Holcomb, 37, found dead
Longtime U.S. bobsledding star, Steven Holcomb, 37, found dead

By: - 0 Sat, May 6, 2017

Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight,...

Olympic Museum groundbreaking planned for next month in Colorado Springs
Olympic Museum groundbreaking planned for next month in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, May 2, 2017

U.S. Olympic Museum organizers say they'll break ground June 9 on their $75 million project, which they expect will draw thousands of tourists to the...

Vonn sets sights on Olympics, records, racing against men
Vonn sets sights on Olympics, records, racing against men

By: - 0 Sat, Apr 29, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Always the consummate planner, Lindsey Vonn has every detail scribbled in a calendar from now until her season starts in November....

Naysayers propel Denver wrestler Maya Nelson to greater heights, Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center
Naysayers propel Denver wrestler Maya Nelson to greater heights, Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

CQ: Maya Nelson, Patrick Martinez, Matt Lindland, Terry Steiner, Ayana Gempei, Adeline Gray   EYE ON Greco-Roman wrestler Patrick Martinez...

USA Basketball scraps plans to leave Colorado Springs, will move downtown
USA Basketball scraps plans to leave Colorado Springs, will move downtown

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

After more than a decade of uncertainty, USA Basketball has committed to remain in Colorado Springs. “Finally, right,” USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley...

Move to Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center pays dividends for Rampart High School senior
Move to Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center pays dividends for Rampart High School senior

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Emily Stith’s decision to move to Colorado Springs has paid off in a big way for the Rampart High School senior. The 18-year-old recorded her biggest...

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Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues
Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues

By: 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that...