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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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World Health Organization rejects call to postpone Rio Olympics

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BERLIN — The World Health Organization says there is "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the Rio Summer Olympics because of the Zika outbreak in Brazil.

The assessment, in a statement early Saturday, came a day after...

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Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics
By: - 0 18 hr ago

LONDON — Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved...

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Ramsey: It's an Olympic-sized task to master the mind
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

Part of the secret to winning is to not think too much about winning.

This is true when you're battling your little brother in the family's...

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Why Jim Craig is selling his 1980 Miracle on Ice memorabilia, including his gold medal
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Jim Craig became a part of history when he helped lead the U.S. hockey team that shocked the world by defeating the heavily favored Soviets at Lake...

Ray Essick, 1st executive director of USA Swimming, dies
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS — Ray Essick, the first executive director of USA Swimming, has died. He was 82.

He died Saturday at a care facility in...