<![CDATA[2016 Summer Rio Olympics Games & News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/ en-us Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:31:49 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:31:49 CDT Olympics 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Hope Solo suspended from US soccer team for 6 months http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97695602.html#storylink=rss U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans' early departure from the Rio Olympics.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:57:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97695602.html
Swimmer Feigen apologizes for 'serious distraction' in Rio http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article97533432.html#storylink=rss U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics, saying he omitted facts in his statement to police.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:52:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article97533432.html
3 Olympic weightlifting gold medalists fail doping retests http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97513877.html#storylink=rss Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:51:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97513877.html
Live medal count: See who’s winning gold, silver and bronze at Summer Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article94329692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 05:45:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article94329692.html 5 things to know about the next Olympics in Tokyo http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article97512987.html#storylink=rss The countdown to the 2020 Olympics began Wednesday with the arrival of the Olympic flag in Tokyo from Rio de Janeiro. The contrast between the two host cities couldn't be starker. Instead of samba in the streets, there will be robots and self-driving cars. Five things to know about the next Summer Games:

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:21:00 CDT By JIM ARMSTRONG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article97512987.html
Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97300642.html#storylink=rss Two days after Russia finished fourth in the Olympic medal table, its Paralympic team was barred from the next big games in Rio de Janeiro as punishment for a state-backed doping program.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:31:01 CDT By GRAHAM DUNBAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97300642.html
Photo gallery: Kansas City Star photojournalist David Eulitt's favorite photos from the Rio Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article97230322.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Star photojournalist David Eulitt was assigned to cover the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Of the thousands of photos he shot while there, here are his favorites.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:54:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article97230322.html
Three major sponsors drop U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte after Rio incident http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97126377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:33:54 CDT

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Despite challenges and blemishes, Rio Olympics still won http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article97060967.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:44:24 CDT

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Photo gallery: Rio throws final party to say goodbye to 2016 Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97089752.html#storylink=rss Brazil and the world bid farewell Sunday to the first Olympic Games in South America, a 16-day spectacle that combined numerous highlight reel moments with ugly and even bizarre episodes that sometimes overshadowed the competitions.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:23:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97089752.html
Samba, reflections and pride in final Rio Olympics party http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97055807.html#storylink=rss Shaking to samba and expressing a sense of longing with uniquely Brazilian words, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games with one last big bash that was both revelatory and a sigh of relief.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:41:03 CDT By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97055807.html
U.S. rules in the medal count, but give Rio a nod for its spirit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97073707.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 20:47:41 CDT

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Team USA routs Serbia for gold behind Durant’s monster game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97076767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:17:48 CDT

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Brazil celebrates record medal count at closing ceremony as Summer Games look forward to Tokyo http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97085542.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:06:05 CDT

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A fond farewell to the Rio Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97085712.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:07:55 CDT

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Refugee Olympic Team gives hope and attention to 65 million people living in limbo http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97076167.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:11:09 CDT

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Irishman in Rio Games ticket-scalping probe released on bail http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article98453927.html#storylink=rss Brazilian officials say an Irish businessman arrested at the beginning of the Rio Games in a ticket-scalping probe has been released on bail.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:21:27 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article98453927.html
Craig Webb: Olympics spur dreams of glory in young athletes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article98025562.html#storylink=rss The dream of Olympic gold didn't end a week ago in Rio.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CRAIG WEBB ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article98025562.html
Kenya Olympic officials arrested over alleged mismanagement http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98170532.html#storylink=rss Three officials of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) have been arrested in connection with the alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Games, police officials said Friday.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:32:01 CDT By TOM ODULA and MUTWIRI MUTWOTA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98170532.html
Column: Solo, Lochte and a look at gender equality after Rio http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article98175437.html#storylink=rss A triumphant Olympics for the U.S. team — especially all those golden female athletes — has come with some nasty aftershocks, raising more potential questions about gender inequality.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:06:28 CDT By PAUL NEWBERRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article98175437.html
Russia's luxury gifts for Olympic medalists spark dispute http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98093502.html#storylink=rss Luxury cars, apartments, even a racehorse — being an Olympic medalist in Russia can come with great material rewards but also controversy.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:06:33 CDT By JAMES ELLINGWORTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article98093502.html
US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article97906512.html#storylink=rss Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:12:02 CDT By MAURICIO SAVARESE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article97906512.html
Athlete sells Rio medal to help 3-year-old with eye cancer http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98061672.html#storylink=rss Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski has sold the silver medal he won at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to help pay for the medication of a 3-year-old boy suffering from eye cancer.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:56:25 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article98061672.html
Kuwait dissolves Olympic committee, soccer association http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98024682.html#storylink=rss Kuwait has dissolved its Olympic committee and the country's national soccer association, further deepening an ongoing dispute over the direction of sports in the oil-rich country.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 02:07:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98024682.html
Rio police: Irishmen say their top official handled tickets http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97828502.html#storylink=rss Two Irish Olympic executives have told Rio police that the head of their national committee, who has been arrested in a Summer Games ticket-scalping probe, was in sole charge of ticketing matters, a chief investigator said Thursday.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:02:08 CDT By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97828502.html
Dave Hyde: Back-to school lessons from Ryan Lochte and others in sports http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97753237.html#storylink=rss This column is timed to the start of school, so all you students and teachers, looking for living lessons, realize the most fundamental ones are told daily right here on the sports pages.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DAVE HYDE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article97753237.html
Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97755262.html#storylink=rss Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the ban on his country from the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics as immoral and inhumane on Thursday, while six Russian athletes launched a bid to compete at next month's games as individuals.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:42:08 CDT By JAMES ELLINGWORTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97755262.html
Kenya disbands Olympic committee after troubles in Rio http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97765622.html#storylink=rss The National Olympic Committee of Kenya was disbanded by the government on Thursday and an investigation launched into alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:17:08 CDT By MUTWIRI MUTWOTA and TOM ODULA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article97765622.html
Rio Paralympics reaches 20 percent of tickets sold http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article97734137.html#storylink=rss Nearly 80 percent of the tickets for next month's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro remain unsold, but sales have increased sharply since the end of the Olympics, organizers said on Wednesday.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:26:41 CDT By Associated Press ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article97734137.html
US ski team doctor opens clinic to protect athletes' brains http://www.kansascity.com/news/article97717027.html#storylink=rss U.S. ski team physician Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher has opened The Sports Neurology Clinic at The CORE Institute.

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