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Mikaela Shiffrin (credit: CBS)

Mikaela Shiffrin Meets Young Fans In Denver

The first person in line to meet Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin on Saturday in Denver was a 7-year-old skier with high hopes.

04/26/2014

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Telluride Welcomes Home Olympian

The city of Telluride welcomed home Olympic athlete Gus Kenworthy on Saturday.

03/23/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates after scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena on April 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

More Avalanche Players To Play In Sochi

The Swedish Olympic team announced that Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog will compete for his native country in the upcoming games. Goaltender Semyon Varlamov was also named to the Russian team and center Matt Duchene will play on the Canadian team.

01/07/2014

Lindsey Vonn wins the Overall World Cup on March 18, 2012, in Schladming, Austria. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Lindsey Vonn Announces She Won’t Compete In The Olympics

Skiing sensation Lindsey Vonn says she’s had to make a “devastating” decision to skip the Winter Olympics next month in Sochi.

01/07/2014

Lindsey Vonn takes a downhill training run at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain on November 6, 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Training For Winter Olympics Starts In Colorado’s High Country

While the Winter Olympics are still more than three months away, the U.S. Alpine Ski Team has already started training at Copper Mountain.

11/08/2013

Michelle Kwan of the USA warms up before the ladies free skate during the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games on the February 21, 2002 at the Salt Lake Ice Center. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Will Sochi Be A Watershed Moment For Gay Rights?

With Russia’s new anti-gay laws making international headlines, the winter games at Sochi may turn into a watershed moment for gay rights.

08/13/2013

Mikaela Shiffrin of the USA takes the globe for the overall World Cup Slalom during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on March 16, 2013 in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. (Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Vail’s Shiffrin Is The Latest Colorado Skiing Sensation

Just before her 18th birthday Mikaela Shiffrin won the world championships in slalom in Switzerland and a few weeks later took the season-long title in the same discipline.

04/15/2013

Lindsey Vonn after surgery in Vail on Feb. 10, 2013. (credit: Twitter)

Vail’s Vonn Declares Surgery On Knee A ‘Success’

The surgeon who operated on Lindsey Vonn’s right knee was “optimistic for a full recovery” after she shredded two ligaments during a crash last week at the world championships.

02/11/2013

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Greeley Teen Has Olympic Skating Dreams

Phoenix Ventura was just 9 years old when she took on her first entrepreneurial challenge.

07/21/2012

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