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Backes, Oshie and Shattenkirk Chosen for U.S. Olympic Team

Backes will be representing the United States for the fifth time in his career

01/01/2014

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

Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates victory in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the 13th FINA World Championships at the Stadio del Nuoto on August 1, 2009 in Rome, Italy.  Phelps broke the world record setting a new time of 49.82 seconds.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Is He Coming Back? Phelps Vague About Future

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Michael Phelps walked away from swimming after the London Olympics, he was adamant about one thing: His career was over. Now, it sounds like he’s not so sure. While saying […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/29/2013

Krzyzewski Begins Quest for Third Straight Gold

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/22/2013

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Ken Hitchcock Named Assistant Coach for Canada in 2014 Winter Olympics

Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock will be an assistant for Canada during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

07/22/2013

NHL Stars to Return to Olympics in Sochi in 2014

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/19/2013

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

NHL Inches Toward Deal to Send Players to Olympics

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/01/2013

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