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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

Fencer Mariel Zagunis poses for a portrait during the USOC Portrait Shoot at Smashbox West Hollywood on November 16, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images for USOC)

Fencing Champ Zagunis to be US Olympic Flag Bearer

LONDON (AP) — Two-time Olympic fencing champion Mariel Zagunis will carry the U.S. flag in the opening ceremony of the London Games. The U.S. Olympic Committee says Zagunis won a vote of the 529-strong team […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2012

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

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Uniforms by Ralph Lauren

Lawmakers Furious over China-made Olympic Uniform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue – but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming. Republicans and Democrats railed Thursday about the U.S. Olympic Committee’s […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/12/2012

Kristie Davis (red) wrestles Stephany Lee (blue) in the 72 kg freestyle weight class during the challenge tournament for the finals of the US Wrestling Olympic Trials at Carver Hawkeye Arena on April 21, 2012 in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

US Wrestler Booted From Olympics After Drug Test

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. wrestler Stephany Lee has been suspended for a year and will give her up spot on the Olympic team after testing positive for marijuana. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/28/2012

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