Cycling fans will be allowed to camp along roadsides of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge route up to 24 hours in advance in order to get a good view of the cycling competition. The Colorado Department of Transportation added this one-time exception for those who wish to camp along the route, which mimics the spirit […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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It’s not too early to start singing “take me out to the ballgame.” The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have released their 2013 regular season schedule and are hoping to top last season’s record-setting success, when 4,915 fans came out for each game. Season ticket packages are on sale at www.skysox.com and start at $60. The […]
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Eight college teams, including three from Colorado, are vying for $35,000 in cash prizes and a title of best sports/outdoor business plan. The business plan competition is the brain child of Tom Duening, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs director of the Center for Entrepreneurship. He spent a year thinking about various business sectors and […]
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The discs will be flying next July when Colorado Springs hosts the first U.S. Open, a major international competition and Ultimate disc convention. USA Ultimate, the Boulder-based national governing body for Ultimate disc, and Colorado Springs Sports Corp will host the inaugural international contest July 4-8, 2012 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. “We are thrilled to be […]
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Air Force Academy Director of Athletics Hans J. Mueh has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the 2014-15 academic year, which will be his 11th as athletic director and 43rd overall at the Academy. “I’ve been blessed to have the opportunity to be in the chair as [athletic director] of the best Division […]
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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 […]
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Top Olympians will be featured on U.S. Olympic trading cards for the 2012 London games. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced New York-based Topps Company as the exclusive trading card producer of Team USA for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games. Topps products include trading cards for the National Football League, Major League Baseball, Ultimate […]
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The U.S. Women’s soccer team is headed to the World Cup finals against Japan, and Olympic presidents from both countries have agreed to a friendly wager. If the U.S. team wins on Sunday, Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda will send a case of traditional Japanese sake, a Japanese lacquered tray and a hagoita, a […]
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Cycling enthusiasts can now take a virtual ride of stage five of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge and see how the race winds from Breckenridge to Colorado Springs. Vladimir Jones, the Colorado Springs firm working on public relations for the state race, designed a website called RideStage5.com. The site provides details about the route’s terrain […]
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Tickets for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb are on sale. The race is set for June 30. General admission seats are $40 each, and the Family Four-Pack is $135 when purchased in advance. Tickets may be purchased on the PPIHC official website: www.ppihc.com Camping permits, sold on a first-come, first-served basis, are available […]
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