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Olympic Athlete Profiles

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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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Olympian sues USA Swimming to allege sexual abuse cover-up

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SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body, based in Colorado Springs, knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

Kukors Smith...

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Russia's doping capital gears up for World Cup
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SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping...

IIHF Hall of Fame inductee Alfredsson happy to be hockey dad
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Hours before his Swedish countrymen were to play for their second straight world championship, Daniel Alfredsson reflected...

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USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from Nassar scandal
By: 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from victims of a former...

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Track & field state meet notebook: Hannah Skrastins competes in Paralympic event after battle with brain tumor
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Sophomore Hannah Skrastins had always loved competing in sports. But in 2014, she found out that her athletic aspirations may be cut short thanks to...