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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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Why Jim Craig is selling his 1980 Miracle on Ice memorabilia, including his gold medal
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Jim Craig became a part of history when he helped lead the U.S. hockey team that shocked the world by defeating the heavily favored Soviets at Lake...

Ray Essick, 1st executive director of USA Swimming, dies
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS — Ray Essick, the first executive director of USA Swimming, has died. He was 82.

He died Saturday at a care facility in...

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Brother of Brussels bomber to represent Belgium at Olympics
By: - 0 Sat, May 21, 2016

Mourad Laachraoui, the brother of one of two suicide bombers who attacked the Brussels airport in March, will represent Belgium at the...

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The Latest: Hoketsu misses chance to become oldest Olympian
0 Thu, May 19, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Olympic world (all times local):


12:30 p.m.

A 75-year-old Japanese...