London Games

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


Overnight America: Cy Curnin, Dominic Dawes, Victoria Stillwell

Cy Curnin from the band The Fixx stopped by to talk to us about the release of their new album Beautiful Friction. Olympian Dominic Dawes dropped in to talk about the athletes that are competing […]


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

2012 London Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in London, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before. Our Olympians use music to push their training to the next level in every workout and warmup. Get into the minds of our mightiest athletes by taking a peek at their Pregame Playlists.


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

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

(Photo by Anthony Charlton/LOCOG via Getty Images)

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

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



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