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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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Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East Timor

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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — For Alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, the chance to be East Timor's sole representative at the Asian Winter Games was too good to pass up, even if it meant missing the world championships.

Goutt Goncalves could have...

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Asian Olympic leader backs Sapporo for Winter Games bid
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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Asia's Olympic leader thinks the continent could stage three consecutive Winter Games and Sapporo would be an ideal location to...

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Texas Sports Hall class includes Super Bowl, Olympic champs
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WACO, Texas (AP) — Three-time Super Bowl winner Darren Woodson and 2008 Olympic all-around gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin are among eight new...

4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan out of Boston Marathon
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BOSTON (AP) — Four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan has dropped out of the Boston Marathon with a back injury.

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Lean on me: International NBA players supporting each other
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Boris Diaw arrived at his favorite Salt Lake City coffeehouse expecting to meet fellow Frenchman Rudy Gobert, and just smirked...