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State Dept. encourages Ryan Lochte to comply with Brazilian authorities

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 - 1:11 PM 0

The State Department on Thursday encouraged U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte to comply with a pending Brazilian request to return to Rio and testify about...

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A 'Thank You' to Rio and the Olympic experience from this dad of young girls

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 12:03 PM 0

As a sports writer raising three adorable, princess-loving daughters with a wife whose interests fall far from the sports world, I’ve had more than a few...

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Should an Olympic medal earn you a tax break?

Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 8:37 PM 0

My family and I have been mesmerized by the Summer Olympics. And to be honest, a few times, as we watched Michael Phelps win another gold medal or Simone...

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Ramsey: Coronado grad Kyle Snyder, a ridiculously wise 20-year-old, wins gold, rules wrestling world

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 6:01 PM 0

RIO DE JANEIRO - The truth was in his eyes. Kyle Snyder was not nervous as he prepared to wrestle for a wrestling gold medal. Dread is not his thing. In...

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Vonn's quest to race against the men on hold for the moment 
Vonn's quest to race against the men on hold for the moment 

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 3, 2017

ZURICH — Lindsey Vonn's quest to race against the men in a World Cup event remains on hold for the moment. U.S. Ski and Snowboard presented its...

One of the most famous protest images came from Olympic Games
One of the most famous protest images came from Olympic Games

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 26, 2017

PARK CITY, Utah - Should an American Olympian be at the center of attention for the playing of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Pyeongchang Games...

USOC says there's interest in Denver hosting Winter Olympics 
USOC says there's interest in Denver hosting Winter Olympics 

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 26, 2017

PARK CITY, Utah — Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee say they are interested in hosting a Winter Olympics, either in 2026 or 2030. At a news...

USOC leader: Athletes have right to express themselves 
USOC leader: Athletes have right to express themselves 

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 25, 2017

PARK CITY, Utah — The leader of the American Olympic movement says the U.S. Olympic Committee recognizes the right of athletes to express themselves at...

IOC calms concern about 2018 Olympics amid NKorea tension
IOC calms concern about 2018 Olympics amid NKorea tension

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 22, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland  — Responding to France’s sports minister raising security risks at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, the IOC has tried to...

3-time Olympic cyclist Sarah Hammer retires from riding 
3-time Olympic cyclist Sarah Hammer retires from riding 

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS — Three-time Olympian Sarah Hammer, one of the most decorated track cyclists in U.S. history, is retiring after a prolific career...

Los Angeles officially awarded 2028 Olympic Games, and Paris in 2024
Los Angeles officially awarded 2028 Olympic Games, and Paris in 2024

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

LIMA, Peru (AP) — This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the...

College basketball tournament to debut at Olympic Training Center in 2018
College basketball tournament to debut at Olympic Training Center in 2018

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Colorado Springs will attempt to leverage its status as “Olympic City USA” to launch a college basketball tournament here beginning in 2018. The...

Coronado product Kyle Snyder upsets Abdusalim Sadulaev to give U.S. world wrestling title
Coronado product Kyle Snyder upsets Abdusalim Sadulaev to give U.S. world wrestling title

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 27, 2017

PARIS — Ohio State star Kyle Snyder scored a late takedown of Olympic gold medalist Abdusalim Sadulaev in the deciding match, and the United States won...

Survivor: Reality show becomes possible road to Olympics 
Survivor: Reality show becomes possible road to Olympics 

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 26, 2017

The fact that Josh Williamson hadn't stepped on ice until about a month ago hardly makes him an ideal candidate to become an Olympic bobsledder. Then...

Shakur Stevenson, Terence Crawford at home training in Colorado Springs
Shakur Stevenson, Terence Crawford at home training in Colorado Springs

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

He won his medal at the 2016 Rio Games. He made his pro debut at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. His second fight was at the mecca of boxing,...

Ex-Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez fails doping test
Ex-Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez fails doping test

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland — Former Olympic cycling champion Samuel Sanchez was suspended on Thursday after failing an out-of-competition doping test. The...

David Ramsey: Menacing shadow of North Korea threatens health of 2018 Winter Games in South Korea
David Ramsey: Menacing shadow of North Korea threatens health of 2018 Winter Games in South Korea

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Organizers of the South Korea Winter Olympics face a viciously tough sales task as they seek to lure sports fan from across the world to the mountains...

College rivals are teammates at USA Basketball camp
College rivals are teammates at USA Basketball camp

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

Victoria Vivians playfully rolled her eyes when she got to her room the first day of USA Basketball training camp. The Mississippi State star's...

Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius hospitalized
Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius hospitalized

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius has been taken from prison to a hospital for medical examinations and will be kept at the facility...

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