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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

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    The supervisor is Rachel Cohen, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your...

  • DC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunction

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital. It's supposed to be a "U'' for unity. And, if you put two of them together and use your imagination, you get a "W'' for Washington. Wait...

  • BC-BIA--Doping-Loginov

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian biathlete who competed at February's Winter Olympics in Sochi has been suspended after failing a doping test. The Russian Biathlon Union said Alexander Loginov had tested positive for an unspecified "banned substance" and had been withdrawn from the opening World Cup competition in Ostersund, Sweden, which starts...

  • BC-ATH--IAAF-Coe,3rd Ld-Writethru

    LONDON (AP) — Two-time Olympic middle-distance champion Sebastian Coe is running for president of track and field's world governing body, calling for a shake-up of the sport to attract young people, create more head-to-head competitions between star athletes and restore public confidence after years of doping scandals. Coe declared his...

  • BC-OLY--Rio-Golf Course Lawsuit,2nd Ld-Writethru

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won't be ready in time for test events. Judge Eduardo Antonio Klausner said in his decision that there is "no new fact justifying ... a halt in...