2014 Olympics

Patrick Meek (L) of the United States competes during the Men's 5000m Speed Skating event during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Adler Arena Skating Center on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

SLU High Alum Skates at Sochi

Patrick Meek competes in 5000 meter event at Winter Olympics

02/08/2014

Polina Edmunds, Gracie Gold, Marai Nagasu and Ashley Wagner pose on the medals podium after the ladies competition at the Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Gold, Wagner, Edmunds Make Olympic Team

U.S. titleholder from MO & IL joined by 15-year-old rising star & two-time national skating champ

01/12/2014

Gracie Gold celebrates at the end of her routine in during the ladies free skate at the Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Springfield’s Gracie Gold Wins U.S. Skating Title

Figure skater with ties to both Missouri and Illinois to compete in Olympics.

01/12/2014

Gracie Gold skates in the short program during the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 9, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Gracie Gold Wins U.S. Women’s Short Skate

Eighteen-year-old Olympic hopeful was raised in Springfield, Mo and calls Springfield Ill. her hometown.

01/09/2014

Alex Pietrangelo file photo (Getty/Jeff Gross)

Pietrangelo, Bouwmeester To Skate For Team Canada

Defensemen will be joined by coach Ken Hitchcock & GM Doug Armstrong at Olympics.

01/07/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sweden, Slovakia, & Russia Pick Blues For Olympics

Only “2nd timer” of the bunch is goalie Jaroslav Halak.

01/07/2014

St. Louis Blues Vladimir Sobotka of the Czech Republic raises his stick after getting the winning goal past Minnesota Wild's goaltender Niklas Backstrom of Finland in overtime at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on January 27, 2013.  St. Louis won the game 5-4. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sobotka Makes Czech Olympic Team

Current Blues forward will be joined on the squad by former Blues forward Petr Nedved.

01/06/2014

CBS Sports: How Will Team USA Handle Bigger Ice Surface for Olympics?

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/28/2013

(L-R  Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge attend the opening ceremony during Day One of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow 2013 at Luzhniki Stadium on August 10, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

IOC ‘comforted’ Russia Will Respect IOC Charter

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge said Friday he is “comforted” that Russia has agreed to respect the Olympic Charter’s ban on any kind of discrimination following its adoption of a […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/23/2013

A demonstrator holds a poster depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin with make-up as he protests against homophobia and repression against gays in Russia, in front of the Russian Embassy in Madrid on August 23, 2013.  (GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin Bans Rallies in Sochi Near the 2014 Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree banning demonstrations and rallies for two and a half months in Sochi around the 2014 Winter Olympics. The Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the official government newspaper, […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/23/2013

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