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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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Olympic officials: Hickey should leave Rio on health grounds

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The acting head of Europe's top Olympic body said Friday that its president, Patrick Hickey, should be allowed to leave Brazil and return to Ireland because his health is deteriorating and he needs an urgent heart...

IOC official 'very happy' with possible Innsbruck 2026 bid
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SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Innsbruck would have "an excellent chance" of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics if the Austrian city decides to bid for the...

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Belarusian capital Mink selected to host 2019 European Games
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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The capital of Belarus was chosen Friday to host the 2019 European Games, despite criticism of the country's human rights...

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Belarusian capital Minsk awarded 2019 European Games
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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The capital of Belarus was chosen Friday to host the 2019 European Games, ending more than a year of uncertainty after the...

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Belarus Olympic 2019 European Games
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Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko speaks at the European Olympic Committees General Assembly in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Lukashenko...