2012 Summer Olympics

G4s Chief Executive Nick Buckles (C) leaves Parliament on July 17, 2012 in London, England. Mr Buckles faced questions from Members of Parliament over G4s' failure to provide enough security guards for the London 2012 Olympics  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

G4S Chief Admits Olympic Fiasco Has Embarrassed UK

G4S says it expects to lose between 35 million pounds and 50 million pounds ($54 million-$78 million) on the contract, which is equal to about 12 percent of its annual profit.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/17/2012

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No Worries: Olympic Officials Upbeat Despite Woes

LONDON (AP) — Apart from a wrong turn by a bus driver, a snarky tweet by a U.S. athlete, a few waterlogged venues and a lack of security guards, organizers are insisting everything is fine […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/17/2012

LeBron James #6 of the USA Men's Senior National Team drives against Alex Garcia #8 of Brazil at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

James Helps US Basketball Team Win after Bad Start

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tough start for the Americans. The Olympic basketball team couldn’t get a stop, the president couldn’t get a kiss. Eventually, things worked out for both of them. LeBron James scored 30 points […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/16/2012

A general view of the Velodrome (L) and the BMX Track Stands at the Olympic Park on July 15, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

Much Work to do Before London is Olympic Ready

LONDON (AP) — With the opening ceremony less than two weeks away, there’s a mad dash to the finish line at the Olympics and it has nothing to do with sprinters. Hundreds of construction workers […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/15/2012

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Uniforms by Ralph Lauren

Designer Plans to Produce Future Uniforms in USA

It’s too late to change anything for the 530 American athletes in time for the London Games, which start July 27. The uniforms for Opening Ceremony will remain as planned.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/13/2012

Debbie Dunn from the US celebrates after winning the women's 400m event during the ISTAF (Internationales Stadionfest) IAAF World Challenge on August 22, 2010 in Berlin. Debbie Dunn from the US won the competition, Kaliese Spencer from Jamaica placed second, Shericka Williams from Jamaica placed third.      (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

US Sprinter Dunn Out of Olympics after Doping Test

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relay sprinter Debbie Dunn took her name off the U.S. Olympic team roster Friday after testing positive for excessive testosterone. Dunn, who finished fourth in the 400 meters at Olympic […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/13/2012

Sarah Attar

Saudi’s Olympic Opening to Women ‘small step’

A similar arrangement was made at the Youth Olympics in 2010 for Saudi equestrian competitor Dalma Rushdi Malhas, who won a bronze medal in show jumping.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/13/2012

Blake Griffin of the USA Men's National Team rebounds during training camp on July 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 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)

Clippers’ Griffin Out of Olympics with Knee Injury

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blake Griffin will have surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and the U.S. forward will miss the Olympics. Griffin returned to Los Angeles on Thursday for further evaluation […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/13/2012

Kevin Durant #5 of the US Men's Senior National Team rebounds against the Dominican Republic during an exhibition game at the Thomas and Mack Center on July 12, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 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)

Durant Scores 24, US Olympic Team Wins Exhibition

And even with another loss from its roster, the U.S. Olympic basketball team just keeps on rolling along.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/12/2012

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Uniforms by Ralph Lauren

Lawmakers Furious over China-made Olympic Uniform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue – but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming. Republicans and Democrats railed Thursday about the U.S. Olympic Committee’s […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/12/2012

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