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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
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Bach, Reedie clear air over Russian doping scandal

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With another report on Russian doping looming at the end of this week, the presidents of the IOC and World Anti-Doping Agency met Monday to clear the air over their "perceived differences" over the handling of previous...

Rio2016, Election2016, PokemonGo top global Twitter trends
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The Rio Olympics, the American presidential election and Pokemon Go were the top global trends on Twitter in 2016.

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AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

Vibrant Olympic colors and revolving videos of Olympic/Paralympic greats circling the Hall of Fame Rotunda set the theme for the U.S. Association of...

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AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

One of the favorite nonprofit events each fall is the Peak Vista Breakfast of Champions and the big question in advance is always which Wheaties-box...

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Sammy Lee, 2-time Olympic diving champion, dies at 96
By: 0 Sat, Dec 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sammy Lee, a two-time Olympic gold medal-winning diver who later mentored four-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, has...