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IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, 2012 samples
By: - 0 Yesterday

LONDON — Forty-five more athletes, including 23 medalists from the 2008 Beijing Games, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from...

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Wife's support, personal drive makes Greco-Roman wrestler Andy Bisek medal contender in Rio
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Greco-Roman wrestler Andy Bisek has worked very hard to qualify for his first Olympics.

But the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center...

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Ramsey: Ban the guilty, but innocent Russian athletes deserve to compete at Rio Games
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The struggle against doping always has been a noble struggle for justice.

And justice is at the heart of the dilemma presented by a blanket...

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Russians lose track appeal; IOC to weigh total ban for Rio
By: - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

LONDON — Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide...

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The Latest: World Anti-Doping Agency 'satisfied' with ruling
0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The Latest on Russia's appeal against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):

2:55 p.m.

The...

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Ramsey: Carmelo, LeBron and others will risk their cash while they boldly attack social injustice
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

It's easy, really, to understand why high-profile professional athletes turned on the mute button when it came time to talk about injustice and...

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Bolt says Olympic ban for Russians should scare dopers
0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Russia's track and field team being banned from the Olympics sends a powerful message that should scare cheats, according to Usain...

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Former WADA head says Russia should not go to Rio Olympics
0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Former World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey says a "clear-cut" decision is required: Russia should not be allowed to compete at the Olympics...

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While US basketball readies for Rio, Popovich preps for 2020
0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is working with his team when suddenly Gregg Popovich enters the gym with his own guys looking to play...

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Carmelo Anthony's mission on Olympic team is to stand united against violence
By: - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

LAS VEGAS - Carmelo Anthony wants more than a better U.S. basketball team leading into the Olympics.

He wants a better U.S.

...

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Research, design, exhibit work underway for U.S. Olympic Museum
By: Will Jarvis - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

The U.S. Olympic Museum isn't scheduled to open for almost two years, but museum curators Kathy and Dennis Barrie have already begun the research and...

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Russia's participation in Rio uncertain after doping report
By: - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

An investigator looking into Russian doping found the country's state-directed cheating program resulted in at least 312 falsified results and lasted...

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ESPY winner Marks overcomes huge obstacles en route to Rio Paralympics
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Swimming saved U.S. Army Sgt. Elizabeth Marks' life not once, but twice.

But it is her remarkable drive that has her headed to the Rio...

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History-making boxer Claressa Shields competing for gold, cereal
By: Will Jarvis - 0 Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Endorsements have piled up from Powerade and Dicks Sporting Goods, among others. Her documentary is premiering next month. Universal Studios already...

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Knee injury ends Rio berth for OTC resident gymnast
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Colorado Springs Olympic Training Camp resident and men’s gymnast John Orozco injured his left knee on a horizontal bar dismount during the men’s...

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2 Colorado natives named to US Olympic women's soccer team
By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

DENVER — Two Colorado natives have been selected to compete on the national women's soccer team in the 2016 Rio Games.

The Denver Post reports...

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World Class Athlete Program sends 15 athletes and coaches to Olympics, Paralympics
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jul 12, 2016

U.S. Army Sgt. Nathan Schrimsher knows he has a high standard to attempt to meet.

The Fort Carson-based modern pentathlete placed third at the...

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Former Colorado College player, coach Jeff Sauer back leading USA sled hockey
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Former Colorado College player, assistant and head coach Jeff Sauer will return for his sixth season leading the U.S. national men’s sled hockey...

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Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw
0 Mon, Jul 11, 2016

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

Jordan...

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IOC inspector: Rio de Janeiro 'ready to welcome the world'
0 Mon, Jul 11, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head inspector for the IOC says she's confident the trouble-plagued Rio de Janeiro Olympics are "ready to welcome the...

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Dawson: Players over-reacting to Zika situation at Olympics
0 Mon, Jul 11, 2016

TROON, Scotland (AP) — The latest from the British Open (all times local to Scotland):

6:30 p.m.

The head of golf's world governing body...

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Olympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancer
0 Mon, Jul 11, 2016

South African Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps in one of the upsets of the 2012 London Games, announced Monday that...

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Aly Raisman earns her spot on U.S. Olympic gymnastics team
By: - 0 Mon, Jul 11, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. — As the red, white and blue confetti fell inside the SAP Center on Sunday night, Aly Raisman reached out her right hand and called...

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Biles, Douglas headline US women's gymnastics team
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Simone Biles can officially book that plane ticket for Brazil. Same for defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas.

Biles,...

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Colorado runner heads into 1,500 U.S. final at ease, 11 months after having third child
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

EUGENE, Ore. — On a clear day a few weeks ago at a track in Boulder, Sara Vaughn was pounding through 400-meter repeats on the track at a blistering...

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Not done yet. Bernad Lagat, 41, and Justin Gatlin, 34, earn another trip to Olympics
By: - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

EUGENE, Ore. — A few more kids are on their way to Brazil after Saturday's racing at the U.S. Track and Field Trials.

In this case, they are...

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USA wrestler Adeline Gray wants gold for more than just herself
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

World champion and Rio hopeful Adeline Gray wants young female wrestlers to dream bigger.

If successful next month, she would be the first...

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Azerbaijani boxers tackle Manitou Incline as Olympics approach
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Jul 9, 2016

For three months, I abandoned the Manitou Incline.

It wasn't personal. I had a bad knee.

Once it fully healed about a month ago, I...

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Armored cars, soldiers in camouflage secure Rio Olympics
By: - 0 Sat, Jul 9, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian soldiers were on the streets Saturday, checking out spots around the city that will get intense security when the Rio de...