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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

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

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

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

In this handout image supplied by the International Olympic Committee,  IOC President Jacque Rogge on the closing press conference for Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympic Games on January 22, 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. (Photo by Xu Liang/IOC via Getty Images)

No Deal: Still No Agreement on US-IOC Revenues

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — As Olympic leaders gather for their first executive board meeting of 2012, there is one thorny issue that won’t be on the agenda for approval. The long-running revenue negotiations between international […]

03/13/2012

A GENERAL VIEW OF THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS. THE CEREMONY WAS HELD TODAY AT THE COLISEUM IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

IOC President Jacques Rogge Arrives in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge said Wednesday night that there’s no ideal time for the United States to make another bid to host an Olympics. With international and U.S. Olympic […]

02/16/2012

This recent file picture taken on February 4, 2012 in Rome shows people standing in front of the Colosseum covered with snow. Italian newspapers reported on February 14, 2012 that heavy snow has caused extensive damage to the medieval walled town of Urbino and further deteriorated the Colosseum in Rome which is badly in need of repair. AFP PHOTO / FILES / ALBERTO PIZZOLI

Rome Drops Bid for 2020 Games

Rome’s exit leaves five cities in the 2020 race: Madrid; Tokyo; Istanbul; Doha, Qatar; and Baku, Azerbaijan. The IOC will select the host city in 2013.

02/14/2012

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