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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

  • DC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunction

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital. It's supposed to be a "U'' for unity. And, if you put two of them together and use your imagination, you get a "W'' for Washington. Wait...

  • European Games to test Baku's Olympic potential

    PARIS (AP) — The head of next year's inaugural European Games in Azerbaijan hopes the event will serve as a springboard for a successful Olympic bid from Baku. Azad Rahimov, who also serves as Azerbaijan's minister of youth and sports, said Wednesday that building high-standard infrastructure for the games in Baku will help promote the capital...

  • BC-OLY--European Games-Baku

    PARIS (AP) — The head of next year's inaugural European Games in Azerbaijan hopes the event will serve as a springboard for a successful Olympic bid from Baku. Azad Rahimov, who also serves as Azerbaijan's minister of youth and sports, says building high-standard infrastructure for the June 12-28 games in Baku will help promote the city's...

  • BC-BKO--FIBA-Japan Ban,1st Ld-Writethru

    TOKYO (AP) — The governing body of basketball suspended the Japan Basketball Association on Wednesday, a decision that will prevent the country's national teams from taking part in the Olympics and other international competitions. FIBA said the suspension results from the JBA's failure to merge the 22-team Basketball Japan League and the...

  • BC-Sports Briefs

    COLLEGE FOOTBALL Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the top eight to change was UCLA, which...