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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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Virtue, Moir team to beat in ice dance at Helsinki worlds

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir returned from a two-year hiatus following their silver medal at the Sochi Olympics to post the two highest ice dance scores of all time, the Canadian power couple making it clear they're still among the best in the...

2007 slalom world champion Sarka Strachova retires
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PRAGUE (AP) — Sarka Strachova, the 2007 slalom world champion, says she is retiring from skiing.

The 32-year-old slalom specialist announced...

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Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure is mounting on USA Hockey in its wage dispute with the women's national team.

On Monday, 16 U.S. senators wrote a...

Senate panel releases USOC abuse-prevention documents
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In advance of a hearing that could reshape sex abuse reporting guidelines in Olympic sports, a Senate panel released more than 330 pages about the...

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NHL poised to skate into China, hockey's next frontier
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When Andong Song started playing hockey in China at age 6, he wore figure skates on his feet and had to use the straight parts of short-track...