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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 view all

  • US women rout Angola 119-44 finish pool play 3-0

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Brittney Griner was a little surprised. Moments after the U.S. had just beaten Angola in the most lopsided victory in team history at the world championship, the players from the African nation wanted to take photos with the Americans. The Angola team was so excited to see Griner and her American teammates that they spent 10...

  • Olympian Michael Phelps arrested again on DUI charge

    Michael Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence in Maryland early this morning ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports.  We do not know the details of the arrest -- but we're told cops are preparing a statement and are expected to address the media very soon.  Our sources tell us ... Phelps was pulled...

  • BC-OLY--USOC-Sex Abuse,1st Ld-Writethru

    CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee has serious concerns when it comes to funding an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims inside Olympic sports. "I'd be lying to say I'm unequivocally confident that we can raise the $15 million we need to raise," CEO Scott Blackmun said. In June, the USOC announced it was...

  • BC-OLY--USOC-Sex Abuse

    CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee questions whether he can find the money for an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports. CEO Scott Blackmun said "I'd be lying to say I'm unequivocally confident that we can raise the $15 million we need to raise." In June, the USOC announced it was creating the...

  • Family, friends witness healing from Warrior Games firsthand

    Jeannie Dadgostar has her son, Nicholas, back. And she credits this week's Warrior Games and the Air Force veteran's efforts preparing for the six-day event for his return. "There is a light in him now that wasn't there while he was undergoing his 32 operations," she said before Sunday's opening ceremony, which drew a crowd of 2,000 to the...