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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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  • BC-SKI--WCup-Women's GS,4th Ld-Writethru

    SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season. The 19-year-old American, already dominating the women's slalom circuit for two years, clinched her first GS win Saturday, sharing victory with overall World Cup champion Anna Fenninger in a tense season-opening race. "I...

  • Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away. "Without the athletes, the games can't happen," he says in a recruiting advertisement. "But without the volunteers, it's the same."...

  • BC-ATH--Obit-Mulaudzi,2nd Ld-Writethru

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was killed in a car crash on Friday while traveling to an athletics meet, the spokesman for South African President Jacob Zuma said. He was 34. Presidency spokesman Mac Maharaj said Mulaudzi was killed in an accident while traveling to the meet in...

  • Former 800 world champ Mulaudzi dies in car crash

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was killed in a car crash on Friday while traveling to an athletics meet, the spokesman for South African President Jacob Zuma said. He was 34. Presidency spokesman Mac Maharaj said Mulaudzi was killed in an accident while traveling to the meet in...

  • BC-ATH--Obit-Mulaudzi

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — South African officials say former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi has been killed in a car crash. He was 34. His death was announced Friday by the South African Olympic committee and the country's ruling ANC party, which called him a "flag bearer of our national pride." Mulaudzi won the world...