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Colorado Springs

  • Leif Nordgren, men’s biathlon, born in Colorado Springs
  • Curt Tomasevicz, men’s bobsled, lives in Colorado Springs
  • Steve Holcomb, men’s bobsled, lives in Colorado Springs

The rest of the state

  • Lanny Barnes, women’s biathlon, Durango
  • Jeremy Abbott, men’s figure skating, Aspen, formerly lived in Colorado Springs
  • Paul Stastny, men’s ice hockey, Denver
  • Noah Hoffman, men’s cross country skiing, born in Denver and lives in Aspen
  • Simi Hamilton, men’s cross country skiing, Aspen
  • Arielle Gold, women’s snowboarding, Steamboat Springs
  • Jordan Malone, men’s short track speedskating, born in Aurora
  • Mikaela Shiffrin, women’s Alpine skiing, Vail
  • Jason Brown, men’s figure skating, Monument
USOC names Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

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LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Olympic Committee has formally named the city of Los Angeles as the U.S. bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

USOC CEO Scott Blackmun announced the selection Tuesday, shortly after the Los Angeles City Council cleared the way...

An Olympic-sized question mark: Housing in plan for 2024
0 Fri, Aug 28, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would...

WATCH: Taking down Bolt not easy, but cameraman on scooter gives it a try
By: - 0 Thu, Aug 27, 2015

BEIJING — Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match.

Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and...

Ex-Olympian pens memoir on track career, stint as escort
0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Suzy Favor Hamilton said Wednesday that she will release a memoir next month that will touch on the mental health issues that...

No autograph, selfie seekers at Champs Camp, but Jason Brown still smiling
By: - 0 Tue, Aug 25, 2015

He doesn't mind getting stopped in a grocery store or restaurant for an autograph, picture or selfie.

For Jason Brown, that's been a regular...