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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 view all

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Ira Podell at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, and the photos that accompany them, also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com Reruns are available...

  • Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges environmental laws were...

  • BC-OLY--Golf Course Lawsuit,1st Ld-Writethru

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges environmental laws were...

  • BC-OLY--Golf Course Lawsuit

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges environmental...

  • Warrior Games announces honorary torchbearers

    U.S. Paralympics announced that veterans Rico Roman and Paul Schaus, members of the gold medal-winning U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team, will be the honorary torchbearers for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs on Sept. 28. About 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans will compete in the fifth...