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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-OLY--Rio 2016-Strike,1st Ld-Writethru, OLY

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The two-week strike at Rio de Janeiro's main Olympic complex continued Wednesday despite an apparent settlement. Rio Mais, the consortium building the venues at Olympic Park, said in a statement that about 300 workers showed up for work on Wednesday, but were told by labor union leaders to walk off the job again. The...

  • Strike continues at Rio Olympic venues

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The two-week strike at Rio de Janeiro's main Olympic complex continued Wednesday despite an apparent settlement. Rio Mais, the consortium building the venues at Olympic Park, said in a statement that about 300 workers showed up for work on Wednesday, but were told by labor union leaders to walk off the job again. The...

  • BC-OLY--Rio 2016-Strike, OLY

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The two-week strike at Rio de Janeiro's main Olympic complex is continuing despite an apparent settlement. Rio Mais, the consortium building the venues at Olympic Park, says in a statement that about 300 workers showed up for work on Wednesday, but were told by labor union leaders to walk off the job again. The strike,...

  • BC-Sports Briefs

    SWIMMING Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The...

  • Monday's Sports In Brief

    SWIMMING Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The...