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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-AP Sports Digest

    The supervisor is Vin Cherwoo, followed by Rick Freeman at 9 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 available from the Service Desk...

  • BC-LUG--Start Championships,1st Ld-Writethru

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Julia Clukey and Chris Mazdzer have their luge seasons off to winning starts. Clukey won the women's title for the seventh time, Mazdzer took the men's race, and the doubles team of Justin Krewson and Tristan Jeskanen all prevailed Friday night at USA Luge's annual start championships, held on the indoor ramp at the...

  • Clukey wins again at USA Luge start championships

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Julia Clukey and Chris Mazdzer have their luge seasons off to winning starts. Clukey won the women's title for the seventh time, Mazdzer took the men's race, and the doubles team of Justin Krewson and Tristan Jeskanen all prevailed Friday night at USA Luge's annual start championships, held on the indoor ramp at the...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Schwazer

    ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing before Italian authorities investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champ Alex Schwazer. Kostner, the 2014 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 world champ, was to be asked by CONI...

  • BC-TEN--Murray-Scottish Independence,2nd Ld-Writethru

    LONDON (AP) — After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray signaled his support for Scottish independence on Thursday, the day of the historic vote. The Scottish player sent out a post on Twitter just hours ahead of the polls opening on the referendum to break away from the United Kingdom. Murray...