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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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Phelps locks up trip to 5th Olympics; Franklin going too

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OMAHA, Neb. — Michael Phelps is heading back to the Olympics.

So is Missy Franklin.

Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, held off a stiff challenge from Tom Shields to win the 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. swimming...

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Too much pressure? Missy Franklin struggles against rising stars at US swimming trials
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OMAHA, Neb. — One by one, some of America's biggest swimming stars are going down at the Olympic trials.

First, Ryan Lochte. Then, Missy...

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NBCUniversal to provide record 6,755 hours from Rio Olympics
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STAMFORD, Conn. — NBCUniversal's TV and digital networks will show a record 6,755 hours of action during this summer's Rio Olympics.

The...

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Missy Franklin advances to 200 freestyle semifinals, has busy day ahead
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OMAHA, Neb. — Colorado native Missy Franklin tied for seventh in the 200 freestyle with Hali Flickinger in 1:58.61 at the U.S. Olympic trials on...

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Jason Day says Zika fears will keep him out of Rio Olympics
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AKRON, Ohio — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a...