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Klee: First rule of U.S. Bobsled tryouts: Just do it

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Lochte finishes 2nd in 400 IM heats at US Olympic trials
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chase Kalisz qualified fastest in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries Sunday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials with...

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Missy Franklin: I've got skillz, but Trotters have to wait
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OMAHA, Neb. — Missy Franklin wants everyone to know: She's got some hoops skillz.

That said, the Harlem Globetrotters will have to wait.

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Krasnozhon edges Aaron in Aerial Figure Skating Challenge
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Dallas' Aleksei Krasnozhon rose to meet defending champion Max Aaron's challenge to land his first clean quadruple loop in competition and eke out...

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Aerial Figure Skating Challenge hits Broadmoor World Arena on Friday
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Some of the nation's best will test how far they can push themselves in Friday's Aerial Figure Skating Challenge.

"This unique jumps challenge...

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Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs likely to miss its targeted opening date
By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

The U.S. Olympic Museum proposed for downtown Colorado Springs is unlikely to open by February 2018, the date targeted by organizers who wanted to...

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USA Cycling unveils full team headed to Rio Olympics
By: - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Kristin Armstrong will have an opportunity to chase her third straight time trial gold medal in Rio, perhaps the final chapter in a decorated cycling...

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Speedskating nationals take place in Colorado Springs as sport tries to rebound
By: Will Jarvis - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

In the mid-1990s, the leaders of the inline speedskating community had a feeling the sport was about to hit the jackpot.

Roller hockey was one...

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Olympian Missy Franklin drafted by Harlem Globetrotters
By: - 0 Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Add “Harlem Globetrotters” to Missy Franklin’s list of accomplishments.

The four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist was one of five people...

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Wheelchair rugby is 'high-contact game of chess'
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

It takes only one loud thump of metal on metal to understand, in part, why some of the nation's best wheelchair athletes play rugby.

The U.S....

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IAAF upholds bans on Russian athletes for Rio Games
By: - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday in a landmark decision that punishes...

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World record holder's efforts open up board breaking for women worldwide
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Thanks to American taekwando athlete Sloane Cameron, women the world over can compete at the highest level in board breaking for the first time this...

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Run to support Colorado Special Olympics on Friday
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

The annual El Paso County Law Enforcement Torch Run to support Special Olympics will be held on Friday.

Participants will leave Melhaven Lodge...

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Shoe fashion in evidence at Under-18 men's national hoops tryout
By: Will Jarvis - 0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

The swoosh was everywhere.

Stitched onto shorts, printed onto T-shirts and dyed into socks. And of course, plastered on the kicks.

Of...

4 Olympic weightlifting champions fail doping retests
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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Four Olympic weightlifting gold medalists from Kazakhstan are facing sanctions after retesting of their doping samples from...

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WATCH: Oscar Pistorius walks on stumps for judge, sentencing in July
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 15, 2016

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius removed his prostheses and hobbled on his stumps in front of a judge in a South African courtroom...

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Heide Baron keeps reaching goals with Junior Olympics and Princeton on horizon
By: Eden Laase - 0 Tue, Jun 14, 2016

When Heide Baron takes the track to compete in the 100-, 200- or 400-meter dash, she clears her mind and fully commits to the race. Family and...

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Sponsorship dispute could keep Widefield graduate 800 runner Boris Berian home from Rio
By: - 0 Mon, Jun 13, 2016

By day, Widefield graduate Boris Berian took orders at the fast-food counter, flipped burgers and cooked fries to make ends meet.

By dusk, he...

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New renovations at OTC visitor center promise to enhance tourists' experiences
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Jun 12, 2016

Visitors to the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center will have a lot more to see and do later this month.

About $1.7 million in...

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Coronado graduate Kyle Snyder among Americans competing at freestyle World Cup in LA
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jun 10, 2016

USA Wrestling will be bringing some of its best, including five 2016 Olympians, in the men's freestyle team's final competition on American soil...

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Girls' basketball players Oliana Squires, Kylee Shook can use experiences with U.S. national team moving forward
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016

Before taking the court, Oliana Squires noticed her phone buzz. It was a text from her coach at Sand Creek High School, B.J. Johnson.

Johnson...

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New role for U.S. wheelchair hoops great, Colorado resident has Americans primed for Rio Paralympics
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016

Her role may be different, but five-time Paralympian and U.S. women's wheelchair basketball great Christina Schwab is a major reason the Americans...

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Olympian puts his sperm on ice over Zika fears
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016

LONDON -- British long jump champion Greg Rutherford will have some of his sperm frozen before heading to the Rio Games this summer, his partner...

Gold medal stolen from US Olympic champion's car
0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — An American Olympian is searching for his 1992 gold medal after he says it was stolen by thieves who broke into his car in...

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Air Force graduate, Olympian Higgins recalls Obama's command
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Jun 7, 2016

Early in Barack Obama's graduation speech Thursday at the Air Force Academy, the president thanked 2016 graduate Cameron Kistler for his service in...

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Gregg Popovich to lead Select Team training vs US Olympic squad
By: - 0 Tue, Jun 7, 2016

Gregg Popovich will get started on his preparations for the 2020 Olympics when he oversees the Select Team of young players that will train against...

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'Today' host Savannah Guthrie pregnant, skips Rio Olympics
By: - 0 Tue, Jun 7, 2016

NEW YORK — "Today" show co-host Savannah Guthrie says she's pregnant and will be skipping the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro because of the...

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Stephen Curry won't be on US Olympic basketball team in Rio
By: - 0 Mon, Jun 6, 2016

Stephen Curry has withdrawn from consideration from the Olympics, leaving the U.S. basketball team without the NBA's MVP.

Curry said Monday in...

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Judge: US women's soccer team bound by no-strike clause
By: - 0 Fri, Jun 3, 2016

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago ruled Friday that the world champion U.S. women's soccer team does not have the right to strike to seek improved...

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UN asking expert panel to assess Zika risk at Rio Olympics
0 Fri, Jun 3, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization's chief says she will convene an expert committee to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics...