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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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Franklin not trying to be a better Missy, but a happy Missy
Franklin not trying to be a better Missy, but a happy Missy

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Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her ever going to a dark place. After what...

Following sex abuse report, USA Gymnastics pledges stronger oversight of clubs
Following sex abuse report, USA Gymnastics pledges stronger oversight of clubs

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USA Gymnastics will take a much stronger role in oversight of thousands of private gymnastics clubs across the country to ensure prevention of sex...

USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges
USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

MASON, Mich. — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually...

David Ramsey:  USOC CEO Scott Blackmun seeks better days after scandals rock his organization
David Ramsey: USOC CEO Scott Blackmun seeks better days after scandals rock his organization

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

The American Olympic Movement is headed for brighter days. That is my hope, and my belief. This hope was at the center of a 30-minute conversation...

John Calipari tries to pick, mold U.S. U19 men's hoops team
John Calipari tries to pick, mold U.S. U19 men's hoops team

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

The future stars of basketball are in Colorado Springs trying to earn the right to wear U.S.A. across their chest. The U.S. under-19 men's basketball...

Football injury, 'second family' lead to Olympic aspirations for rising American shooter Jared Desrosiers
Football injury, 'second family' lead to Olympic aspirations for rising American shooter Jared Desrosiers

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

An injury and a "second family" helped Massachusetts native Jared Desrosiers emerge as one of the nation's best young shooters. Desrosiers was a...

Colorado Springs startup hopes to generate $1 million for Winter Olympics athletes
Colorado Springs startup hopes to generate $1 million for Winter Olympics athletes

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

A Colorado Springs-based startup called Maxletics Corp. hopes to generate more than $1 million in income for Olympic athletes before the Winter...

Former Iowa State coach Kevin Jackson hired by USA Wrestling
Former Iowa State coach Kevin Jackson hired by USA Wrestling

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Former Iowa State coach Kevin Jackson has been hired by Colorado Springs-based USA Wrestling. The governing body announced Wednesday that Jackson...

Pills, alcohol found in U.S. bobsledder at death
Pills, alcohol found in U.S. bobsledder at death

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Olympic bobsledding champion Steven Holcomb had prescription sleeping pills and alcohol in his system when he was found dead last month, according to...

Retired USA Hockey head Dave Ogrean made his mark over lengthy career
Retired USA Hockey head Dave Ogrean made his mark over lengthy career

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Former USA Hockey executive director Dave Ogrean will not be slowing down even as he enters retirement. "The three things that are most important are...

Woody Paige: C'mon Colorado Springs, let's do this U.S. Olympic Museum right
Woody Paige: C'mon Colorado Springs, let's do this U.S. Olympic Museum right

By: Woody Paige - 0 Mon, Jun 12, 2017

The ground-breaking for the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame on Friday past could be earth-moving. The possibilities for the branded-new...

David Ramsey: Colorado Springs the perfect backdrop for Olympic Museum
David Ramsey: Colorado Springs the perfect backdrop for Olympic Museum

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Jun 10, 2017

An American Olympic museum is such a great idea. The biggest question is why did it take so long to become reality? In two years, give or take a few...

'Transformational' Olympic Museum breaks ground in Colorado Springs
'Transformational' Olympic Museum breaks ground in Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Sat, Jun 10, 2017

U.S. Olympic Museum organizers have taken what they say is the most significant step yet toward turning their 5-year-old dream into reality. Under...

3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program
3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC added 3-on-3 basketball to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic program on Friday in an effort to give the games a more youthful...

Olympic Museum groundbreaking kicks off Friday morning in downtown Colorado Springs
Olympic Museum groundbreaking kicks off Friday morning in downtown Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

At least 350 people are expected to attend Friday morning's groundbreaking for the U.S. Olympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs, which will include...

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