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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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Naysayers propel Denver wrestler Maya Nelson to greater heights, Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center
Naysayers propel Denver wrestler Maya Nelson to greater heights, Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center

By: Joe Paisley - 0 1 hr ago

CQ: Maya Nelson, Patrick Martinez, Matt Lindland, Terry Steiner, Ayana Gempei, Adeline Gray   EYE ON Greco-Roman wrestler Patrick Martinez...

USA Basketball scraps plans to leave Colorado Springs, will move downtown
USA Basketball scraps plans to leave Colorado Springs, will move downtown

By: David Ramsey - 0 11 hr ago

After more than a decade of uncertainty, USA Basketball has committed to remain in Colorado Springs. “Finally, right,” USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley...

Move to Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center pays dividends for Rampart High School senior
Move to Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center pays dividends for Rampart High School senior

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Yesterday

Emily Stith’s decision to move to Colorado Springs has paid off in a big way for the Rampart High School senior. The 18-year-old recorded her biggest...

David Ramsey: Brace yourself, Michael Phelps itching to return to pool
David Ramsey: Brace yourself, Michael Phelps itching to return to pool

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Michael Phelps is probably, if not certainly, going to swim in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He will probably add to his vast collection of gold medals. And...

Chuck Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies in Colorado Springs
Chuck Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies in Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, died Sunday....

David Ramsey: L.A., armed with economic sanity, leads Paris in race to host 2024 Olympics
David Ramsey: L.A., armed with economic sanity, leads Paris in race to host 2024 Olympics

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Scott Blackmun, CEO of the United States Olympic Committee, spoke revolutionary words this week as he led cheers for the Los Angeles bid to host the...

Agreement with Colorado Springs agency clears way for Olympic Museum groundbreaking
Agreement with Colorado Springs agency clears way for Olympic Museum groundbreaking

By: Rich Laden - 0 Sat, Apr 8, 2017

The U.S. Olympic Museum could break ground in the next several weeks after a Colorado Springs redevelopment agency agreed Friday to issue bonds that...

Journey to Haydenettes for 2 Colorado women could lead to world synchronized skating championship
Journey to Haydenettes for 2 Colorado women could lead to world synchronized skating championship

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Apr 7, 2017

With one dream already realized, Parker's Sarah Checkosky and Katey Nyquist now envision another - being on the first American team to win a world...

David Ramsey: Head of SafeSport, based in Colorado, seeks to cleanse America's troubled Olympic movement
David Ramsey: Head of SafeSport, based in Colorado, seeks to cleanse America's troubled Olympic movement

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 3, 2017

DENVER - Shellie Pfohl sat in her new home in Golden watching as a "60 Minutes" report highlighted the horror that has invaded the American Olympic...

NHL not going to 2018 Olympics in South Korea
NHL not going to 2018 Olympics in South Korea

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 3, 2017

The NHL is not going to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The league announced its decision Monday afternoon, saying the matter was...

David Ramsey: Watch out, Canada. Peace has arrived in American women's hockey
David Ramsey: Watch out, Canada. Peace has arrived in American women's hockey

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Mar 29, 2017

After a verbal battle that included overblown and highly entertaining charges and counter-charges, the female players and the powers of USA Hockey have...

Ted Rayburn: Olympic-sized aspirations for downtown Colorado Springs
Ted Rayburn: Olympic-sized aspirations for downtown Colorado Springs

By: Ted Rayburn - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Just six weeks after Colorado Springs' ambitious City for Champions suffered a serious setback, it's looking as though the most impressive of its four...

Colorado Springs Olympic Museum project nearing final hurdles
Colorado Springs Olympic Museum project nearing final hurdles

By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Faced with an end-of-the-month deadline to complete fundraising for their $75 million project and still short of donations, U.S. Olympic Museum...

USA gymnastics president resigns amid sexual abuse scandal
USA gymnastics president resigns amid sexual abuse scandal

By: - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Steve Penny has resigned as president of USA Gymnastics following intensified pressure on the organization for its handling of sex abuse cases. The...

AP source: USOC to discuss USA Gymnastics president's fate
AP source: USOC to discuss USA Gymnastics president's fate

By: - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

U.S. Olympic Committee officials will consider recommending the ouster of USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny at their board meeting Thursday amid the...

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