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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
IIHF slightly upgrades odds NHL players will be in Olympics

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TORONTO (AP) — International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel feels better about the chances of having NHL players compete at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea than he did earlier this year. The league doesn't sound nearly as confident and...

RYDER CUP '16: Capsules of the American players at Hazeltine
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CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A look at the U.S. team in the 41st Ryder Cup on Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minnesota. Players are listed...

Olympics Headlines
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
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CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Add Michael Phelps' name to the list of Americans who were less than amused by teammate Ryan Lochte's post-competition, early...

Captain of 1960 gold medal US Olympic hockey team dies at 88
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BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — John "Jack" Kirrane Jr., the captain of the U.S. hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1960 Winter Olympics, has died....

IAAF ratifies 4 world records
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MONACO (AP) — The IAAF has ratified a series of world records, including three marks set at the Rio Olympics last month.

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