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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

  • Park to update goat plan after fatal 2010 attack

    SEATTLE (AP) — Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage the goats to protect public safety and the environment. The National Park Service is evaluating preliminary options, including capturing and relocating the goats to the Washington Cascades, increasing hazing...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Ralph Russo at 5 p.m. and Doug Feinberg at 1 .m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com. Reruns are...

  • Proposed Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs gets a boost from new agreement with USOC

    Supporters of a proposed downtown U.S. Olympic Museum have signed a 30-year agreement with the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee that will allow the venue to showcase Olympic artifacts and displays, the two organizations announced Thursday. The agreement is crucial because it will lend credibility to efforts to raise millions in...

  • US Olympic pairs skaters Zhang, Bartholomay split

    U.S. Olympic pairs skaters Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay have ended their partnership. The announcement Wednesday means both American teams that competed in Sochi have split. Two-time U.S. champions Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir said in May they were moving on. Zhang and Bartholomay finished second behind Castelli and Shnapir at...

  • US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    Coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes Derrick Rose's NBA comeback begins in a USA uniform. Even if Rose isn't ready, the Americans have plenty of talent for another run at a world championship. Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions were among the 19 players selected Monday for this summer's U.S. national team roster....