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Short track speed skater Emily Scott rides a bike ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Olympic Park on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Missourians In Winter Olympics

Emily Scott & Paul Stastny representing “Show-Me State” in Sochi.

02/07/2014

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman attends 'The Ides of March' photocall during the 55th BFI London Film Festival at the Odeon West End on October 19, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images For The BFI)

Overnight America Podcast: February 7th, 2013 – Mary Margaret, Ed Bark, Cheffy Baby

People Magazine staffer Mary Margaret found a little time in her busy schedule to sit down with Jon and take us inside the current issue to discuss the naked and famous. This week Mary talks […]

02/07/2014

Protesters hold a demonstration against Russian anti-gay legislation and against Russian President Vladimir Putin stands on gay rights, in front of the Russian Consulate in New York, July 31, 2013. Protesters called for a boycott of Russian products and ask the Russian government to repeal the anti-gay propaganda law before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.       (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Sochi Olympics Surrounded By Turmoil

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – About 100,000 police, security agents and army troops have pledged to make the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, “the safest Olympics in history”. But the world wide concerns of a possible suicide […]

01/31/2014

(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

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. Russia and FIFA unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

FIFA Asks WCup Host Russia to Explain Anti-Gay Law

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for “clarification and more details” about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking answers from Moscow. Legislation prohibiting […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

NHL Stars to Return to Olympics in Sochi in 2014

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/19/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd L) look at a model of a stadium during a visit to the 2014 Winter Olympic venues after their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi on May 10, 2013. Britain and Russia on May 10 sought to forge a joint approach to the crisis in Syria, as US Secretary of State John Kerry said there was "strong evidence" Damascus had used chemical weapons against rebels. AFP PHOTO / RIA NOVOSTI / PRESDIENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / ALEXEY NIKOLSKY

Chechen Rebel Calls for Attacks on Sochi Games

MOSCOW (AP) — A leading Chechen rebel on Wednesday called on Islamist militants in Russia’s North Caucasus to disrupt the upcoming Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, reversing his previous appeal not to […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/03/2013

during the ice hockey men's gold medal game between USA and Canada on day 17 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place on February 28, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.

NHL inches toward deal to send players to Olympics

By IRA PODELL AP Sports Writer NEW YORK     (AP) — NHL players are just a slap shot away from returning to the Olympics next year. While a deal hasn’t been reached yet between the NHL, […]

07/01/2013

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