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David Ramsey: Colorado soared while United States crashed at South Korea Olympics

Tue, Feb 27, 2018 - 6:28 AM 0

Ah, an underachieving Winter Olympics for Americans, who won their fewest medals in 20 years. Canada, pop. 36 million, earned more medals (29) than the...

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Denver weighs Olympics over 40 years after saying no thanks

Mon, Feb 26, 2018 - 8:43 PM 0

DENVER — It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by "super highway," thousands more hotel rooms than...

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis
Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — U.S. Olympic officials should do more than “window dressing” as they attempt to end sexual abuse of athletes, Colorado U.S. Rep....

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis
Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

By: - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

WASHINGTON — The tears and anger this time came from lawmakers who spent the day fuming over a growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports that leaders...

Olympian sues Colorado Springs-based USA Swimming to allege sexual abuse cover-up
Olympian sues Colorado Springs-based USA Swimming to allege sexual abuse cover-up

By: - 0 Tue, May 22, 2018

SEATTLE — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body, based in Colorado Springs,...

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director
USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

By: - 0 Mon, May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Olympic Committee hired an FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, marking its latest effort to strengthen sex-abuse...

Track & field state meet notebook: Hannah Skrastins competes in Paralympic event after battle with brain tumor
Track & field state meet notebook: Hannah Skrastins competes in Paralympic event after battle with brain tumor

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Sophomore Hannah Skrastins had always loved competing in sports. But in 2014, she found out that her athletic aspirations may be cut short thanks to a...

The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs this week, starting Monday
The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs this week, starting Monday

By: - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

No. 10 Local college highlights include Air Force baseball at home Tuesday and any playoffs or tournaments remaining No. 9 The Colorado Pride women's...

USOC calls sex-trafficking lawsuit ‘calculated to offend’
USOC calls sex-trafficking lawsuit ‘calculated to offend’

By: - 0 Thu, May 10, 2018

DENVER — A U.S. Olympic Committee spokesman is portraying a sex-trafficking lawsuit filed against the federation as one “calculated to provoke and...

Skating coach Tammy Gambill switching training site to Colorado Springs
Skating coach Tammy Gambill switching training site to Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

Figure skating coach Tammy Gambill, who works with Olympians Karen Chen and Vincent Zhou, will move her training base to the World Arena Ice Hall in...

Taekwondo competitors claim U.S. Olympic Committee allowed sexual assault by lauded Lopez brothers
Taekwondo competitors claim U.S. Olympic Committee allowed sexual assault by lauded Lopez brothers

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

The U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs ignored years of sexual abuse by two taekwondo luminaries in its pursuit of "medals and money," four...

VIDEO: Colorado Springs Paralympic swimmers ready for world championships in Mexico City
VIDEO: Colorado Springs Paralympic swimmers ready for world championships in Mexico City

By: - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

If there is a will, there is a way, and it can be found in the water for the U.S. Paralympics Swimming Team. This year's World Para Swimming...

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