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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
Denied Rio medal, Irish fighter debuts on St. Patrick's Day

0 - Wed, Jan 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conlan wasn't going to take it quietly when judges at the Rio Olympics gave his Russian opponent a controversial decision win.

His pro debut on St. Patrick's Day at Madison Square Garden isn't expected to be very quiet,...

This Bud's for Who? No Team USA renewal for Budweiser
By: 0 8 hr ago

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic team is in search of a new beer sponsor, after the makers of Budweiser decided not to renew a deal...

LA2024 committee proposes venues for 3 more Olympic sports
By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The committee seeking to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would stage archery at a new football stadium, mountain...

Russian skier faces questions over racing during suspension
By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian skier who is suspended for being implicated in a doping inquiry has continued to compete.

Maxim Vylegzhanin won three...

Ligety, Svindal miss ski world championships with injury
By: 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — Two of skiing's biggest stars will miss next month's world championships because of season-ending surgery.

Ted Ligety of the...