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Century Casinos’ Alberta venues reopen, other Canadian venues expected to follow

Century Casinos’ Alberta venues reopen, other Canadian venues expected to follow

Colorado Springs, Colorado-headquartered Century Casinos Incorporated has confirmed that its gaming properties in the western Canadian province of Alberta have reopened their doors to public.

University of Colorado’s sponsorship agreement with PointsBet sparks debate

University of Colorado’s sponsorship agreement with PointsBet sparks debate

The first-of-its-kind corporate sponsorship agreement between the University of Colorado’s athletics department and sports betting operator PointsBet has triggered debate over the decency of such p

Carousel Group gets approval to launch Sports Betting in Colorado

Carousel Group gets approval to launch Sports Betting in Colorado

Carousel Group, a rapidly growing holding company that invests in gambling and casinos, has confirmed its plans to offer legal online sports betting in Colorado as the plans have been approved by t

IOC to use blacklists in fight against doping

IOC to use blacklists in fight against doping Denver, Colorado  - The international Olympic Committee (IOC) intends using blacklists against those working in the background with athletes as part of its fight against doping.

"We have to look more deeply into the environment of the athletes because that is where it is happening," IOC vice-president Thomas Bach told German Press Agency dpa in an interview following the IOC Executive Committee meeting that concluded Friday in Denver.

IOC urges football to adopt doping codes

IOCDenver, Colorado  - The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday urged world football governing body FIFA to agree to the World Anti-Doping Agency's "whereabouts" code for doping tests.

Under the rule, which took effect on January 1, athletes must make their whereabouts known for one hour on every day of the year.

FIFA has so far refused to implement the code, citing the invasion of player privacy during periods away from teams, such as holidays.

Svindal overcomes jitters in return to Beaver Creek crash site

Aksel Lund SvindalBeaver Creek, Colorado - Aksel Lund Svindal let out a sigh of relief after conquering the Golden Eagle Jump in training a year after suffering severe injuries at the same spot.

"My heart was racing and I was more than glad once I got past the spot," the Norwegian ski star said on Wednesday after a first downhill practice session for the World Cup races in Beaver Creek due to start with a super-combined later Thursday.

Svindal was the reigning World Cup champion and season leader 12 months ago when he crashed terribly during training at the demanding section of the Birds of Prey piste.

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