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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
Justices reject appeal from Jim Thorpe's sons over reburial

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Indian tribes and Jim Thorpe's sons to move the remains of the athletic great from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma.

The justices on Monday left in place a court ruling that ordered Thorpe's...

Rio's sewage-filled waters a health threat for surfers, too
0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio's sewage-filled waters are not only a problem for next year's Olympics.

Organizers of Brazil's stop on the World Surf...

USOC extends CEO's contract through 2020 with option to 2024
By: - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The U.S. Olympic Committee extended CEO Scott Blackmun's contract by five years, through the middle of 2021, with an option to keep him through the...

Area figure skater Joshua Farris out with concussion
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Colorado Springs-based men’s figure skater Joshua Farris, the 2015 U.S. bronze medalist, will not compete at his scheduled 2015 Grand Prix Series...

Drumming up national support for LA 2024 Summer Games bid a focus at annual Olympics and Paralympics Assembly
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

California was on the minds of those at the annual U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly and it wasn't just from hearing Beach Boys tunes in the...