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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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Caitlyn Jenner to pose naked with gold medal for 'Sports Illustrated'

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Caitlyn Jenner will appear on a summer cover of Sports Illustrated wearing “nothing but an American flag and her Olympic medal,” a source reveals in the latest issue of Us Weekly.

The 66-year-old I Am Cait star (formerly known as Bruce) set a...

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Ramsey: Meb Keflezighi, Old Man of the Marathon at 40, plots for Rio gold
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

On most days Meb Keflezighi can be found soaking in an icy stream in the California foothills near his San Diego home. He reclines in the clear...

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Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets
0 Tue, May 3, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway...

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Paralympic swimmer disqualified over Olympic rings tattoo
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

MADEIRA, Portugal — Paralympic swimming champion Josef Craig was disqualified from a race at the IPC European Championships for failing to cover up a...

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Michael Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

ATLANTA — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.

Organizers of...