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2012 Summer Olympics

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TIAM Weekend: Taking a Look Back at the 1904 Olympics and Kids & Clay Event

We take a look back at the 1904 Olympic Games that were held in St. Louis and why they weren’t held in Chicago like originally planned. UMSL professor Susan Brownell, tells Brian Kelly and Maria […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/28/2012

The Olympic Flame is pictured as being carried by Indian Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan in London on July 26, 2012, one day before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Olympic Torch Has Joyous Victory Lap Thru London

LONDON (AP) — The Olympic torch began a festive valedictory lap around London on Thursday, taking in some of the sun-drenched capital’s most famous landmarks on the second-to-last day of its trek across Britain. The […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/26/2012

North Korea's coach Gun Sin Ui (C) waits for his team's delayed group G women's match against Colombia to start in the football competition in the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, on July 25, 2012.  (GRAHAM STUART/AFP/GettyImages)

Organizers Display SKorea Flag Instead of NKorea

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — London Olympic organizers mistakenly displayed the South Korean flag on a jumbo screen instead of North Korea’s before a women’s soccer match Wednesday, prompting the North Koreans to refuse to take […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2012

Fencer Mariel Zagunis poses for a portrait during the USOC Portrait Shoot at Smashbox West Hollywood on November 16, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images for USOC)

Fencing Champ Zagunis to be US Olympic Flag Bearer

LONDON (AP) — Two-time Olympic fencing champion Mariel Zagunis will carry the U.S. flag in the opening ceremony of the London Games. The U.S. Olympic Committee says Zagunis won a vote of the 529-strong team […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2012

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a keynote address during a symposium of genocide prevention at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum July 24, 2012 in Washington, DC.        (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Clinton Urges IOC to Commemorate Munich Massacre

A diplomatic source familiar with the letter said Clinton urged the IOC to reverse its decision not to mark the 40th anniversary of the tragedy at Friday’s opening ceremony in London.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2012

Alex Morgan #13 of USA is congratulated by Megan Rapinoe after scoring during the Women's Football first round Group G Match of the London 2012 Olympic Games between United States and France, at Hampden Park on July 25, 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland.  (Photo by Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

US Women Open Olympics with 4-2 Win over France

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An early start to the Olympics turned into an early hole for the U.S. women’s soccer team, which gave up two quick goals before unleashing an attack the rest of the […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2012

Israel's Ilana Romano (L), the widow of middleweight weightlifting champion Yossef Romano, and Ankie Spitzer (R), the widow of fencing coach Andrei Spitzer pose on July 25, 2012 before holding a press conference in London about a petition that has gathered more than 103,000 signatures requesting the International Olympic Committee to hold a public minute of silence for the 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team killed during the 1972 Munich games.  (JACK GUEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Munich Widows Call for Olympic Ceremony Protest

Ankie Spitzer and Ilana Romano are demanding that London organizers recognize their husbands’ deaths and honor them at Olympic Stadium 40 years after the slayings.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2012

USA v Spain - Men's Exhibition Game

US Beats Spain 100-78 in Basketball Exhibition

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/24/2012

A man stretches while facing Tower Bridge adorned with the Olympic Rings at sunset in London on July 24, 2012, three days before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.  (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages)

107 Athletes Banned from Olympics for Doping, Agency Says

LONDON (AP) — More than 100 athletes have been kept out of the London Olympics because of doping suspensions. World Anti-Doping Agency President John Fahey on Tuesday announced the results of a program designed to […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/24/2012

Kevin Durant #5 of the US Men's Senior National Team attempts a dunk during a game against the Argentinean Men's Senior National Team at Palau Sant Jordi on July 22, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

US Men Hold Off Argentina in Basketball Exhibition

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/22/2012

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