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Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill

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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is feeling very much at home in this southern German resort, on and off the hill.

Vonn, the overall World Cup leader, won a downhill on a demanding course by a big margin on Saturday,...

Longtime USA Volleyball CEO announces upcoming retirement from Colorado Springs-based organization
By: - 0 Tue, Feb 2, 2016

USA Volleyball chief executive officer Doug Beal announced on Tuesday that he will retire on Jan. 2, 2017 after. It will end a 46-year connection to...

Ramsey: Roberts, Olympic wrestling hopeful, flourishes despite injury
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Feb 1, 2016

Wrestler Brittany Roberts recovered from her second major knee surgery while surrounded by athletes at the Olympic Training Center. She ate with...

'Die-hard' sports fan Renzi is boosting Rome's Olympic bid
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 31, 2016

When Italian Premier Matteo Renzi flew to New York to witness the all-Italian U.S. Open final between Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci in September,...

U.S. Olympic team trial berths on the line at Schultz wrestling meet this weekend
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jan 27, 2016

American wrestling hopefuls will have an opportunity to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team trials if they medal at the 18th annual Dave Schultz...

US athletes urge expansion of Russian probe
By: - 0 Tue, Jan 26, 2016

U.S. Olympic athletes have sent a letter to leaders of the International Olympic Committee and World Anti-Doping Agency urging them to expand the...

Amputee Iraq veteran hands triathlon challenge to Fort Carson troops
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jan 24, 2016

Iraq amputee Melissa Stockwell told a group of wounded, injured and ill Fort Carson soldiers that triathlon training saved her life after a bomb took...

Bill Johnson, brash Olympic downhill champion, dies at 55
0 Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Bill Johnson craved speed — the faster, the better. He stole cars as a kid, got in trouble for it and was ordered by a judge to make a choice: Ski...

Former Olympic downhill champ Bill Johnson dies after long illness
By: - 0 Fri, Jan 22, 2016

KITZBUEHEL, Austria — Bill Johnson, the brash American who became the first U.S. skier to win an Olympic downhill title, died after a long illness,...

Colorado Springs swimmer sets world Paralympics record
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jan 19, 2016

One world record and a number of American and Pan American Paralympic records fell during the seventh annual Jimi Flowers Classic this weekend at the...

USOC working with more sophisticated sports technology
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Sat, Jan 16, 2016

Battery life issues, limited wireless technology range and the weight of sensors inhibited the use of wearable technologies to track elite...

Broadmoor Skating Club's Max Aaron working to take that next step at national championships
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Jan 16, 2016

The 2016 U.S. Figure Skating Championships give Max Aaron of the Broadmoor Skating Club an opportunity to show how he has developed as an...

Top American Paralympian swimmers in town for Jimi Flowers Classic
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jan 15, 2016

The seventh Jimi Flowers Classic will feature many of the top U.S. Paralympic swimmers this Saturday through Sunday at the Colorado Springs Olympic...

Vonn wins WCup downhill to match all-time record of 36 wins
0 Sat, Jan 9, 2016

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) — Watched by Annemarie Moser-Proell, whose many World Cup records she has been breaking one by one, Lindsey Vonn...

Monument-based Jason Brown remains injured, unable to defend US figure skating title
By: - 0 Thu, Jan 7, 2016

Jason Brown won't defend his U.S. figure skating title because of a back strain.

The 21-year-old Brown, based in Monument, could still...

Pro wheelchair basketball opportunities overseas boost America's chance at Rio Paralympics gold
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jan 5, 2016

Missing out on the 2012 London Paralympics bothered wheelchair basketball player Michael Paye.

The professional athlete, who has played in...

Free Acacia Park skating lessons, rentals on Saturday
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Area residents are welcome to participate in a free SkateFest for all ages and skill levels from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the...

Lysacek, Belbin-Agosto and Cohen make US Hall of Fame
By: - 0 Tue, Dec 15, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic champion Evan Lysacek and contemporaries Sasha Cohen, Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto have made the U.S. Figure...

USOC announces annual award winners
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Dec 10, 2015

The United States Olympic Committee today announced the 2014-15 winners for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, recognizing the...

Hard work pays off for Colorado Springs-based US figure skating pair
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Dec 10, 2015

This weekend marks a milestone in the ever more-impressive career of U.S. pairs figure skaters Alexa Scimera and Chris Knierim.

The Colorado...

Site preparation underway for U.S. Olympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs
By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Dec 10, 2015

It was a wall breaking, not a groundbreaking.

Nevertheless, it was an important first step for the U.S. Olympic Museum, which is planned for...

Hirscher cruises to World Cup giant slalom win
By: - 0 Sun, Dec 6, 2015

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Austrian Marcel Hirscher held on to his first-run lead to easily win a World Cup giant slalom Sunday on a day when some of...

2012 Olympian shooter Sarah Scherer hopes to make most of second chance at Rio
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Dec 3, 2015

At one time, Sarah Scherer was almost sure her shooting career was over.

But a shift in the 2016 Rio qualifying schedule and a...

South African appeals court convicts Oscar Pistorius of murder
By: - 0 Thu, Dec 3, 2015

JOHANNESBURG — A South African appeals court on Thursday convicted Oscar Pistorius of murder, overturning a lower court's conviction of the...

AP test: Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshore
0 Wed, Dec 2, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will...

Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshore
By: - 0 Wed, Dec 2, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO — Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete...

Gut wins giant slalom as Shiffrin crashes near finish
By: - 0 Fri, Nov 27, 2015

ASPEN, Colo. — Mikaela Shiffrin had a big lead and was just a few turns from winning a World Cup race at home for the first time.

Shiffrin...

IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program
By: - 0 Fri, Nov 27, 2015

MONACO — The IAAF has cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations and rejected claims that it failed to act on...

US Ski Team names 2 prospects killed in avalanche to squad
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

COPPER MOUNTAIN — Her voice quivered but remained strong as she read a powerful poem about her son to a room full of skiers gathered for an avalanche...

Monument-based figure skater, national champ Jason Brown out with injury
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 21, 2015

Reigning U.S. champion and Monument-based figure skater Jason Brown withdrew from the upcoming 2015 NHK Trophy due to a back strain incurred during...