Colorado-based filmmakers won four of the top prizes at the 2012 Banff Mountain Film Festival in Banff, Canada on Sunday, including three awards to the Boulder-based Sender Films crew - all for films featured in the Reel Rock 7 video compilation and film tour - and one to Carbondale-based director S ... More >>
It's the time of year when even the couch potatoes among us realize we should get off our asses and do something. But what? And where? In the tradition of our recent posts featuring the ten best Colorado hikes and the ten best places to stay cool during a heat wave, we've dug into our Best of Denve ... More >>
There's always 2026? In a disappointing development for folks who have been pushing Denver to make a bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, news broke this week that the United States Olympics Committee is not going to pursue 2022, which means Denver is out of the running for that year.
Bringing the 2022 Winter Olympics to Denver has the potential to bring people together in a way that nothing else can, Governor John Hickenlooper said today, expressing serious interest in a possible bid. The governor chatted with Westword this morning about what the Olympics could mean for Colora ... More >>
Should Denver make a bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics? Yesterday, a panel of local experts and planners tasked with exploring the possibility yesterday gave state and city officials an overwhelming "yes" recommendation. And fortunately, a majority of folks across the state don't know about 1976. Do ... More >>
Austrian climbers dominated both the men's and women's competition this past weekend, before a sold-out crowd at Movement Climbing Fitness in Boulder for the 2011 International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Lead Climbing World Cup. Many climbers -- and climbing fans -- hope this event ... More >>
Tulo.Kyle Garratt's post about the Top 5 worst Colorado sports moments, inspired by the Colorado Rockies' astonishing seventeen-Sunday-losses-in-a-row streak, prompted readers to nominate their own lowlights. Here's a particularly interesting nomination.
Last week we reported on the International Olympic Committee's announcement that ski and snowboard slopestyle events have officially been added as medal sports for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and on the local ramifications of that decision. And wait, there's more: Other big news with a solid ... More >>
Yesterday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved the addition of Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle events at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. The announcement came yesterday from the 123rd IOC Session in Durban, South Africa, and follows an April announcement tha ... More >>
Last week the International Olympic Committee officially announced that Ski Halfpipe will debut as an Olympic medal sport at the 2014 Games in Sochi. That's big news for one local ski resort: For U.S. athletes the road to Sochi will begin at Copper Mountain, host of the first Olympic qualifie ... More >>
Why should you get out of Denver and head for the hills this weekend? Let me count the ways.
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
From the week of September 30, 2004
The Greco-Roman wrestling gold may be in this heavyweight's grasp. But it's not a lock.
Post columnist Woody Paige's big shtick shrinks in chilly Utah.
As the Olympics begin, glory looks certain for America's golden hockey girls.
The USOC lost track of Jerome Biffle, but East High will always remember him.
The Olympics again place first in the Dash for Cash.
Professional snowboarder Chris Klug carves his way back to the top of the mountain.
One Day in September recalls the Munich Olympic massacre.
When sports celebs head to the penalty box, their endorsements may be yanked, too.
And the gold medal for pinochle goes to...
Former Olympic runner Frank Shorter wants elite athletes to kick their habits.