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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

Olympics Headlines view all

  • BC-OLY--Rio 2016-Inspectors,1st Ld-Writethru

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team said Wednesday that preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months. Nawal El Moutawakel, who ended a three-day visit to Rio, said "the schedule remains tight" — but she was upbeat in nearly all her...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    The supervisor is Rick Freeman, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Vinay Cherwoo at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, and the photos that accompany them, also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com . Reruns are...

  • BC-OLY--Rio 2016-Inspectors

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team says that preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months. Nawal El Moutawakel, who ended a three-day visit to Rio on Wednesday, said "the schedule remains tight" — but she was upbeat in nearly all her...

  • BC-FIG--Russian Injuries,1st Ld-Writethru

    The Russian Figure Skating Federation says Olympic champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov will miss this year's Grand Prix events due to injury. The federation said Trankov was suffering from a shoulder injury which had "prevented (him and Volosozhar) from preparing for the start of the new season at full strength." The Russian duo,...

  • BC-OLY--Oslo 2022 Bid,2nd Ld-Writethru

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — Oslo said it has dropped its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the Norwegian government declined Wednesday to provide financial backing, a move which leaves just two cities in a race that has been decimated by withdrawals. Members of the ruling Conservative party members voted against giving financial guarantees to the...