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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...

Sports: Olympics Listings

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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Disciplines intersect in Olympic City USA as bull riding champion works out with USA Wrestling team
Disciplines intersect in Olympic City USA as bull riding champion works out with USA Wrestling team

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 21 hr ago

Jess Lockwood sat on an Olympic Training Center wrestling mat surrounded by his heroes as they watched highlights from his world championship bull...

Bode Miller talks Winter Olympics, climate warming
Bode Miller talks Winter Olympics, climate warming

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

VAIL - Bode Miller, the most decorated American ski racer in Olympic history, says the Games must change to stay relevant to a younger audience, while...

USA Gymnastics bans coach for sexual misconduct with athlete 

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

CHICAGO — USA Gymnastics says it has banned an Illinois coach after an investigation revealed he violated its code of ethical conduct by engaging in a...

David Ramsey: Don't let North Korea fear stop Olympic movement
David Ramsey: Don't let North Korea fear stop Olympic movement

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

Let’s go. Let’s resist the temptation to fall prey to fear. Let’s send an American Olympic team to South Korea despite the uncomfortable truth that our...

US team still planning for Olympics despite confusion
US team still planning for Olympics despite confusion

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

Members of the Trump administration surprised the U.S. Olympic Committee by suggesting the nation's participation at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games in...

Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar gets 60 years in prison
Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar gets 60 years in prison

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

A judge has sentenced a Michigan sports doctor to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography crimes, one of three criminal cases against a man...

AROUND TOWN: Leadership group CSLI honors creators of Olympic City USA brand
AROUND TOWN: Leadership group CSLI honors creators of Olympic City USA brand

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Colorado Springs Leadership Institute has been a community asset for 20 years formed to "increase the quality and quantity of leaders in our community...

Hall of Fame speedskater Eric Heiden to help kick off 2018 Winter Olympics celebration in Colorado Springs
Hall of Fame speedskater Eric Heiden to help kick off 2018 Winter Olympics celebration in Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

An Olympic Hall of Famer will light the torch to kick off the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics celebration in downtown Colorado Springs this February. Speed...

Russian Federation banned from 2018 Olympics for systematic cheating
Russian Federation banned from 2018 Olympics for systematic cheating

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — IOC suspends Russian Olympic committee, will allow athletes from the country to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Games....

Olympic star Edwin Moses remarkably recovers from head injuries
Olympic star Edwin Moses remarkably recovers from head injuries

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 4, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS — Edwin Moses turned the corner, saw the blue police lights in the distance and, immediately, started spinning. His senses...

Weiss, Ina/Zimmerman make figure skating Hall of Fame 
Weiss, Ina/Zimmerman make figure skating Hall of Fame 

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Three-time U.S. champion Michael Weiss and three-time U.S. pairs winners Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman have been elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall...

Michigan sports doctor accused of assaulting gymnasts pleads guilty in third case
Michigan sports doctor accused of assaulting gymnasts pleads guilty in third case

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 1, 2017

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — A disgraced Michigan sports doctor who admits he sexually assaulted female gymnasts and possessed child pornography pleaded guilty...

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 Wed, Nov 29, 2017

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...

As 4 more Russians banned, Olympic leader Bach warns critics
As 4 more Russians banned, Olympic leader Bach warns critics

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 24, 2017

GENEVA — As four more Russians were disqualified Friday for doping at the Sochi Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach signaled a possible shift toward...

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds. They see the six-time...

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Russian Doping
Russian Doping

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Russia national ice hockey team captain Ilya Kovalchuk listens to a journalists question during a news conference followed an Russian Olympic committee...

White House says 'no official decision has been made' on US participation in SKorea Olympics but goal is to attend

By: 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House says 'no official decision has been made' on US participation in SKorea Olympics but goal is to attend.

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will not stop the country's athletes from competing at Pyeongchang Olympics

By: 0 Wed, Dec 6, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will not stop the country's athletes from competing at Pyeongchang Olympics.