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(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

International Olympic Committee (IOC) chairman Jacques Rogge speaks during an academic session on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of 'Sportspress.be', the association of Belgian sports journalists, on June 13, 2013 in Brussels. (NICOLAS MAETERLINCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Bid Cities, Presidential Contenders to Make Case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With the voting just over two months away, the bidding for the 2020 Olympics and the race for the IOC presidency are reaching a pivotal stage. Both campaigns come together this […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/02/2013

US' Jacob Stephen Varner (R) celebrates after defeating Ukraine's  Valerii Andriitsev in their Men's 96kg Freestyle gold medal match on August 12, 2012 during the wrestling event of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Jacques Rogge to Meet with Wrestling Leader

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Facing a wave of criticism from around the world, IOC President Jacques Rogge will meet with the head of wrestling’s governing body to discuss ways the sport can fight to save […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–02/13/2013

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

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