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Russian sports officials admit to widespread Olympic doping operation

Russian officials are for the first time conceding one of the biggest conspiracies in sports history: a far-reaching doping operation that implicated scores of Russian athletes, tainting not just the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi but also the entire Olympic movement. The officials, however, continue to reject the accusation that the doping program was state-sponsored.

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KC synchronized skating team rehearses for national championship opening ceremony

When Kansas City hosts the U.S. Figure Skating Championships January 14-22, area skaters will welcome them with a 20-minute showcase of talent on Thursday, January 19 at the Sprint Center. The Kansas City Illusion, the only area synchronized skating team asked to perform during the opening ceremonies Jan. 19, will skate a segment of a larger production that will include individual and pair skaters.

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KC synchronized skating team rehearses for national championship opening ceremony

When Kansas City hosts the U.S. Figure Skating Championships January 14-22, area skaters will welcome them with a 20-minute showcase of talent on Thursday, January 19 at the Sprint Center. The Kansas City Illusion, the only area synchronized skating team asked to perform during the opening ceremonies Jan. 19, will skate a segment of a larger production that will include individual and pair skaters.
Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star
KC synchronized skating team rehearses for national championship opening ceremony 2:33

KC synchronized skating team rehearses for national championship opening ceremony

Overland Park teen holds world No. 1 taekwondo ranking 1:44

Overland Park teen holds world No. 1 taekwondo ranking

USA Boxing is Awesome to Cam 0:55

USA Boxing is Awesome to Cam

Ex-KU athletic director Lew Perkins appears in KC on behalf of USA Boxing 2:28

Ex-KU athletic director Lew Perkins appears in KC on behalf of USA Boxing