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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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Registration is open for the 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games, which is expected to attract 7,000 athletes to Colorado Springs this summer. Colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels, including physically disabled, visually impaired and Paralympic athletes, can register now to compete in the multi-sport festival. In 2011, the event was expected to… Continue Reading Registration open for 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games

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Sky Sox baseball is all about the game — but it’s not the game you might expect. Sure, it’s America’s favorite pastime, rich with history of the iconic dugout, mound and diamond where minor-league players hustle toward a shot of getting called up to the big leagues. But it’s also a business game, an effort… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Sky Sox winning the business game

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Dozens of artists across the country are expected to compete in the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge poster competition. The winners will each earn $500 and VIP tickets to sections of the week-long cycling race through Colorado, which is classified as second only to the Tour de France. Last year, 82 people entered their work… Continue Reading USA Pro Cycling Challenge poster contest could earn artists cash and VIP tickets

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