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First lady Michelle Obama will speak Monday in Colorado Springs at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Warrior Games, a competition for more than 200 wounded, ill and injured military members and veterans. Back for a third year, the Warrior Games will be April 30 – May 5 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. More… Continue Reading First Lady to open ceremony for 2012 Warrior Games

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Golfers are scrambling this week to get a membership at the exclusive Garden of the Gods Club before the rates increase by a couple thousand dollars. For the first time in several years, the Garden of the Gods Club is raising its membership fees, going from a $12,500 initiation membership fee to $15,000. Monthly dues… Continue Reading Garden of the Gods Club will raise membership fees May 1

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An Ohio native is the winner of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Colorado Springs Stage 5 poster contest. James Billiter’s design won over judges Mayor Steve Bach, Chris Carmichael of Carmichael Training Systems and Steve McCauley of USA Cycling. “With family in Colorado, I am fortunate enough to visit every couple of years,”  Billiter said. … Continue Reading USA Pro Cycling poster showcases Springs landmarks

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Salute celebrates USOC presence in Springs

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This year’s Salute to the Olympic Family Luncheon is on track to be bigger than last year’s inaugural event. About 400 sports fans already have booked tickets for the event, which features basketball great Teresa Edwards, a five-time Olympian, winner of four Olympic gold medals and one bronze. She will be the guest speaker at… Continue Reading Salute celebrates USOC presence in Springs

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The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly will bring its annual two-day meeting back to Colorado Springs this fall. The meeting, held in Colorado Springs for the third consecutive year, will be at the Antlers Hilton Hotel from Sept. 20-21, just after the conclusion of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. More than 400 participants… Continue Reading U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly will meet in the Springs

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It’s more than 5,000 miles to London and Olympians and Paralympians are challenging the community to walk there with them. In celebration of the 2012 summer Olympic games, Colorado Springs Olympians and Paralympians will be part of the “Walk to London 2012” event, joining residents in community walks and rallies where every step will be… Continue Reading Local Olympic athletes host “Walk to London” to celebrate the summer games

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An all out slug fest is coming to the U.S. Air Force Academy next month. The nation’s best up and coming collegiate boxers will descend on the academy April 5-7 to compete in the National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships. Boxers in a rage of weight classes will duke it out on the daily card during… Continue Reading Collegiate boxers ready to duke it out at USAFA

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The Colorado Springs World Arena Ice Hall has been awarded an official designation as a U.S. Olympic training site for figure skating. Through a partnership with the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. Figure Skating and the World Arena Ice Hall, the seven-year agreement recognizes the quality of the Ice Hall facility and will be a place… Continue Reading World Arena Ice Hall named as an Olympic training site

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Sky Sox fans can get stats on iPhone app

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Sky Sox fans can get up-to-date stats on their favorite home team on a new iPhone and Android app. The new app for iPhone and Android, powered by Tech for Less, allows fans to download the team’s schedule, stats, news, merchandise and online ticketing system. The new Sky Sox app is available for free download… Continue Reading Sky Sox fans can get stats on iPhone app

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More than 1,000 of the nation’s top wheelchair basketball athletes arrive this week in Colorado Springs for the National Wheelchair Basketball tournament. For the first time, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, which is headquartered in the Springs, chose to host its annual tournament in its hometown. Tip off and a local celebrity VIP game are… Continue Reading Wheelchair basketball tourney slam-dunk for local hotel

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