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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
US women's hockey agreement could have far-reaching impact

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Cammi Granato's biggest victory in hockey came 12 years after she retired.

When USA Hockey and the women's national team agreed to a contract Tuesday night that ended a wage dispute, Granato couldn't put her happiness into words.

The...

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NHL staging preseason games in China between Kings, Canucks
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BEIJING (AP) — The NHL will play its first games in China this fall when the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks meet in Beijing and...

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David Ramsey: Watch out, Canada. Peace has arrived in American women's hockey
By: David Ramsey - 0 12 hr ago

After a verbal battle that included overblown and highly entertaining charges and counter-charges, the female players and the powers of USA Hockey...

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AVP schedule is out, no commitment (yet) from Walsh Jennings
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Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings has not yet committed to play in AVP events this summer, leading the domestic beach volleyball tour to...

Turkish runners to lose 3 Olympic medals for doping
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MONACO (AP) — Turkish runners Elvan Abeylegesse and Gamze Bulut were banned for doping Wednesday and stand to lose their Olympic silver...