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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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  • All Blacks in Chicago for exhibition vs. USA Rugby

    CHICAGO (AP) — America's history on rugby's world stage can be summed up in two sentences. Team USA took home the gold from both the 1920 and 1924 Olympics. And then, just like the Chicago Cubs, took the rest of the century off. The timing couldn't be much better for a rare stateside visit from New Zealand's storied All Blacks, who face the...

  • Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Salt Lake City officials don't know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 Games wants the world to know it is ready and willing whenever given a chance. Several prominent figures gathered Thursday at the Olympic Oval speed skating facility in the Salt Lake City suburb...

  • Graybill, Antoine early leaders at skeleton trials

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine already knows he has a spot on the U.S. World Cup skeleton team this season. Savannah Graybill is well on her way to joining him. Graybill and Antoine were the winners Thursday in the first of four races at the U.S. national team trials, each prevailing by comfortable margins at...

  • BC-SKE--US Team Trials

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Savannah Graybill and Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine won the opening races of the U.S. national skeleton World Cup team trials on Thursday. Graybill had a two-run time of 1 minute, 55.45 seconds to take the win in the first of four women's races, with Annie O'Shea taking second and Megan Henry in third. There are...

  • Who will design and build Colorado Springs' Olympic Museum?

    U.S. Olympic Museum organizers announced Monday that five firms with local, national and international experience will design and build the $60 million project in downtown Colorado Springs. The team's creativity, ability to work together and to stay within budget will be crucial to the museum's success and the enhancement of the southwest...