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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
Russian opposition struggles 2 years after Nemtsov killing

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MOSCOW (AP) — Two years after he was killed near the Kremlin, Boris Nemtsov can still attract crowds of supporters. But his death left in tatters Russia's opposition movement, which is struggling with infighting and seems unable to rally behind one...

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Farah Accusations
By: 0 Sun, Feb 26, 2017

FILE- In this Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 file photo, Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 5000-meter final during the...

Uno wins gold medal in figure skating at Asian Winter Games
By: 0 Sun, Feb 26, 2017

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Shoma Uno of Japan overcame several early mistakes Sunday to win the gold medal in men's figure skating on the final day of the...

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Narrowing the gap: Olympic Museum organizers in Colorado Springs say they're inching closer to fundraising goal
By: Rich Laden - 0 Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Faced with next month's deadline to raise private funds for their project, U.S. Olympic Museum organizers now say they're just $4.2 million short and...

WADA: Hard to secure bans for many Russians in doping cases
By: 0 Sat, Feb 25, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — There "simply may not be sufficient evidence" to secure bans for many of the Russian athletes implicated in an alleged state-backed...