Olympics

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

A police officer stands near a metal detector frame at the Gornaya Karusel (Mountain Carousel) sports and holiday complex, that will be used at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on February 11, 2011. Russia is upping security after the suicide bombing at Moscow Domodedovo airport on January 24 that killed 36. AFP PHOTO / MIKHAIL MORDASOV

Russia Faces Security Challenges at Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Drones hovering overhead, robotic vehicles roaming Olympic venues to search for explosives, high-speed patrol boats sweeping the Black Sea coast – Russian officials say they will be using cutting-edge technology to […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/11/2013

IOC President Jacques Rogge makes a speech during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

IOC Declares 6-Man Race for Presidency

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — It’s officially a six-man race to succeed Jacques Rogge as International Olympic Committee president. The deadline closed Friday without any new candidates entering the campaign. The six who had already declared […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/07/2013

Team sports

Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

US coach Michael Krzyzewski attends his

Coach K Returning to US Men’s Team

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/22/2013

National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks with the media at a press conference announcing the start of the NHL season at the Westin Times Square on January 9, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Thriving Despite Short Season After Lockout

NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever damage was caused by the latest long NHL lockout, the league isn’t feeling the fallout as it gets set to start this year’s playoffs. With just a few days left […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/26/2013

View of a ceremony to welcome Olympic athletes at the Olympic Village on July 26, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

USOC: 10 Cities Interested in Hosting 2024 Games

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is talking to 10 cities about a possible bid for the 2024 Summer Games, including a joint proposal from San Diego and Mexican neighbor Tijuana. Following failed […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/26/2013

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