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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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Ted Rayburn: Olympic-sized aspirations downtown
Ted Rayburn: Olympic-sized aspirations downtown

By: Ted Rayburn - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 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...

Paul Klee: Air Academy's Abby Farrell to play wheelchair basketball at Illinois
Paul Klee: Air Academy's Abby Farrell to play wheelchair basketball at Illinois

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Mar 8, 2017

DENVER - The really funny part is when somebody tells Abigail Farrell she can't do something. Good luck with that. The first time she was told no,...

Ex-NHL goalie Robb Stauber to coach US women at worlds
Ex-NHL goalie Robb Stauber to coach US women at worlds

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 7, 2017

Former NHL goalie Robb Stauber will coach the U.S. women's hockey team at the world championships, which start March 31 in Plymouth, Michigan. "We...

Narrowing the gap: Olympic Museum organizers in Colorado Springs say they're inching closer to fundraising goal
Narrowing the gap: Olympic Museum organizers in Colorado Springs say they're inching closer to fundraising goal

By: Rich Laden - 0 Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Faced with next month's deadline to raise private funds for their project, U.S. Olympic Museum organizers now say they're just $4.2 million short and...

David Ramsey: Evander Holyfield's mother delivered tough message that helped him rule boxing world
David Ramsey: Evander Holyfield's mother delivered tough message that helped him rule boxing world

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Boxer Evander Holyfield arrived in Colorado Springs in 1982 with two immensely motivating messages ringing in his head. The first message was from...

'Monster' ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sex assault
'Monster' ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sex assault

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan sports doctor who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting nine girls, including...

Busch to retire as national team director of USA Swimming
Busch to retire as national team director of USA Swimming

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS — Frank Busch, national team director for USA Swimming since 2011, will retire in September, following executive director Chuck...

An athlete accused her coach of sex abuse. U.S. Olympic officials stayed on the sideline, according to report
An athlete accused her coach of sex abuse. U.S. Olympic officials stayed on the sideline, according to report

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS — The documents describing a coach's sexual abuse of three aspiring Olympic athletes circulated through U.S. Olympic Committee...

Lindsey Vonn sets world championships record as oldest ever women's medalist
Lindsey Vonn sets world championships record as oldest ever women's medalist

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 12, 2017

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — Roger Federer picked a good day for a front-row seat to his first ski races. Switzerland's most famous resident came to St....

Norway to win most medals at Winter Olympics
Norway to win most medals at Winter Olympics

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

It could be a record-setting Winter Olympics for Norway next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Using a computer program, the U.S.-based sports and...

Woody Paige: Manning, Brady and 8 more reasons the past sports year was the best
Woody Paige: Manning, Brady and 8 more reasons the past sports year was the best

By: Woody Paige - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Shouldn't Feb. 7, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017 be extolled forever as the Year of the Horse, the Penguin, the King, the Cat, the Bear, the Tiger, the Fish and The...

Newest OTC resident wrestler, UCCS student both take home first Dave Schultz gold medals
Newest OTC resident wrestler, UCCS student both take home first Dave Schultz gold medals

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Feb 3, 2017

The newest Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center resident introduced herself in impressive fashion. Becka Leathers downed fellow American Jacarra...

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Caldwell Triples to Win Freestyle Skiing
Caldwell Triples to Win Freestyle Skiing

By: 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2014, file photo, United States' Ashley Caldwell gets emotional after the women's freestyle skiing aerials final at the Rosa...

US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road
US marathon legend Meb Keflezighi nears the end of the road

By: 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi helped the running world reclaim the Boston Marathon with a sensational American victory the year after the deadly 2013...