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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
Kenyan Olympic officials subjects of criminal investigation

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is risking sanctions from the IOC after the sports minister said he had disbanded the national Olympic body and three of its senior officials were arrested and face a criminal investigation relating to alleged abuse of...

Brazil judge orders release of IOC member in ticket probe
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ordered the release of a high-ranking IOC member who was arrested during the Rio de Janeiro Games in a...

Skating Olympic trials headed to San Jose for 2018
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose will host the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which essentially serves as the trials for the Winter...

Boise renames park for Olympic cyclist Kristin Armstrong
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise's Municipal Park has a new name after the city dedicated the 28-acre park to three-time Olympic gold medal cyclist Kristin...

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Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires
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BALTIMORE (AP) — A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one...