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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
7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

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MOSCOW (AP) — Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing body FINA said Monday.

Reigning...

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Doping in ex-Soviet nations echoes Russia's problems
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MOSCOW (AP) — While the scandal of Russian doping threatens to be one of the main talking points of the Rio Olympics, other countries are slipping...

Durant leads US to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China
0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just two games into the U.S. basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something...

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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 24, 2016

The IOC has decided against a complete ban on Russian athletes from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The International Olympic Committee says...

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Widefield grad Hovasse enjoys unexpected hoops success in Far East
By: Eden Laase - 0 Sat, Jul 23, 2016

When Tom Hovasse was 22, he experienced his first basketball heartbreak.

The recent college graduate was inches from his NBA dream, only to be...