2012 London Olympics
Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin will serve as an honorary captain and will be at midfield for the coin toss before the Denver Broncos play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.
Swimmer Missy Franklin just won five Olympic medals, but she’ll say the honors she received Monday meant even more because they came from schoolmates and her family.
There was a big welcome home ceremony for Colorado’s Olympians who just got back from London as Gov. John Hickenlooper hosted a party on Saturday in their honor.
She has done Colorado proud. With three races down and four to go swimming star Missy Franklin has collected two medals at the Olympics in London.
USA Shooting is based in Colorado Springs, about an hour’s drive from the site of the movie theater massacre that left 12 dead and 58 others wounded.
Missy Franklin is dedicating all her Olympic races to her home state of Colorado.
Dremiel Byers’ twin careers as an Olympic wrestler and a soldier in the U.S. Army overlap at a crucial place, where athletic ambition and the military mission run head-on into the forces that combat and competition can muster.
Cyclist Taylor Phinney of Boulder is hoping he can keep a family tradition alive when he competes in the Olympics in London.
Gymnast Jessica Lopez, who trains in Wheat Ridge at the TIGAR gym, will compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Colorado Springs police have arrested a suspect in the theft of a specialized air pistol belonging to an Olympic pentathlon athlete.