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  A deep hole in a highway north of Leadville may force changes to the route for the USA Pro Challenge bicycle race.   State highway workers are still trying to figure out how to repair a 20-foot-wide, 100-foot-deep hole that prompted the closure of U.S. 24. The Colorado Department of Transportation says the hole… Continue Reading Hole in highway may force bicycle race detour

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The U.S. Olympic Boxing team heads to London this weekend and fans have a chance to wish them good luck before they go. Join the team at a special send-off at 7:30 p.m. Friday outside the Visitors’ Center at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. All the team members will be on hand and exclusive posters… Continue Reading Fans can send off Olympic boxing team to London Games

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Sixteen of the world’s best professional cycling teams will compete in the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, set for Aug. 20-26. The racing teams, comprised of UCI Pro, Pro Continental and Continental teams, will include some of the top competitors in the sport, including Cadel Evans and Levi Leipheimer. The race, second only to Tour… Continue Reading Sixteen cycling teams ready for USA Pro Cycling Challenge

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The annual Rocky Mountain State Games, featuring amateur athletes of every age and skill level, kicks into high gear July 20 with basketball competitions at Cheyenne Mountain and Manitou Springs high schools. The first weekend includes eight sports and jump starts the first half of the annual Games. The event, which runs over two weekends,… Continue Reading 7,000 athletes to descend on Springs for State Games

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Tonight, Colorado Springs is hosting an Olympic celebration downtown with music, mega-screen TVs, Olympians and a special torch-lighting ceremony to celebrate the opening ceremonies of the 2012 summer Games. Tonight’s celebration will not only broadcast the opening ceremonies, but will highlight the United States Olympic Committee presence in the Springs. The downtown party, from 4… Continue Reading Olympic celebration scheduled for downtown tonight

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Hill Climb rescheduled for Aug. 12

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The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is on. Aug. 12 is the new date for the 90th run of the second-oldest motor sports race in U.S. history. Race week begins Aug. 7 and includes technical inspection, practices, media day and the downtown Fan Fest Aug. 10.   Tickets purchased for the July 8 event will… Continue Reading Hill Climb rescheduled for Aug. 12

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The U.S. Open Ultimate Championship competition and convention will go on as scheduled July 5-8, but the discs will be flying in a different location. The competition, which was slated for the U.S. Air Force Academy, has been moved to Fountain Valley School as a result of the Waldo Canyon fire. A few of the… Continue Reading U.S. Open Ultimate games moved to Fountain Valley School

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The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is postponed because of the Waldo Canyon fire and ongoing safety concerns in the area of Pikes Peak Highway. The 90th run of the famous auto and motorcycle race, which was scheduled for July 8, will be revived later in the summer, race officials said. They expect to set… Continue Reading Waldo Fire puts Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on hold

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The Sports Corp College Football Kickoff Luncheon, scheduled for today, is canceled. The 350 meals, made by the staff at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, will be donated to the firefighters and displaced individuals and families in Colorado Springs affected by the ongoing wildfire. The meals will be delivered to firefighters and evacuees in the city today.… Continue Reading Sports Corp. cancels luncheon, donates meals

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Organizers of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge are gearing up for this year’s race with a summer sweepstakes. They are giving away $25,000 in prizes including a Cannondale bike, Smith sunglasses, VIP hospitality passes, Westone headsets and more. Fans can register to win on the race’s Facebook page. In this year’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge race,… Continue Reading Pro Cycling Challenge race has summer sweepstakes

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