<![CDATA[Olympics News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:00:26 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:00:26 CST Olympics 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com US opens Olympic qualifying with 5-0 victory over Costa Rica http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59705951.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:17:00 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59705951.html Hope Solo reiterates concerns over Zika at the Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59717821.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:52:00 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59717821.html Aussie Olympic doctor says Rio water bigger worry than Zika http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59715951.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:02:00 CST By DENNIS PASSA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59715951.html Olympic marathon hopeful recounts fateful encounter on Folsom trail http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article59066553.html#storylink=rss Adriana Nelson said she was on a training run when she came across a man with noose around his neck

‘I’m here with you,’ she says she told him

Experts say basic human connections can make a difference in crisis

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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:08:28 CST

Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58839458.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:17:03 CST By NESHA STARCEVIC ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58839458.html 'Die-hard' sports fan Renzi is boosting Rome's Olympic bid http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article57674113.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 23:41:00 CST By ANDREW DAMPF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article57674113.html He’s 93, and Bill Guilfoil is about to compete in the U.S. Olympic trials for table tennis http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article57249668.html#storylink=rss This won’t be the first time the Fairway resident has taken part in the trials

Four years ago, he tried out for the U.S. team that went on to compete in London

Guilfoil started playing at age 13 and continues to find enjoyment in the game

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:11:43 CST

Brazil Olympic venues to be checked daily to help stop Zika virus http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article56398410.html#storylink=rss Rio de Janeiro’s venues will be inspected daily during Olympics in a bid to prevent the spread of a mosquito-borne virus

Virus linked to a rare birth defect and also a condition that can cause paralysis

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises pregnant women to reconsider travel to Brazil

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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:31:59 CST

Lenexa boxer makes Awesome return in bid to be Olympian http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article50671960.html#storylink=rss Lenroy Cameron Thompson of Lenexa was on the verge of competing in the 2012 Olympics

But he missed three drugs tests in 18 months and was suspended for a year

That led to devastation but ultimately rebirth ... as Cam F. Awesome, who is on cusp of making the 2016 Games

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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:36:01 CST

Lenexa boxer Cam F. Awesome earns spot on U.S. Olympic team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article49570215.html#storylink=rss The boxer won the 201-pound division at the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team Trials

He will be on the U.S. team at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 14:34:55 CST

Refugees eligible to compete in Olympics for 1st time http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article41515848.html#storylink=rss International Olympic Committee adopts resolution urging peace during games

Refugees will be represented by Olympic flag; Olympic anthem to be played for winners

Committee hopes to identify athletes for 2016 events in Rio de Janeiro

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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 22:51:16 CDT

USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59689871.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:22:00 CST By EDDIE PELLS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59689871.html Mexico opens qualifying with 6-0 victory over Puerto Rico http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59693786.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:26:01 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59693786.html Lauren Jackson to wait until March to decide on Rio Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59677811.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:20:59 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59677811.html Bob Costas returns as NBC's host of the Summer Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article59670916.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By DAVID WHARTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article59670916.html US adds Blazers' Lillard to Olympic basketball roster pool http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59598416.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:07:00 CST By BRIAN MAHONEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59598416.html US women's national soccer team to be briefed on Zika virus http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59502909.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 01:35:47 CST By ANNE M. PETERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59502909.html US women's national soccer team to be briefed on Zika virus http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59439648.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:02:03 CST By ANNE M. PETERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59439648.html Sarah Hammer headlines US team for track cycling worlds http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59401582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:01:17 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59401582.html US women start quest for 4th straight Olympic gold medal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59379174.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:41:03 CST By ANNE M. PETERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59379174.html Paris secures sponsors; presents logo for 2024 Olympic bid http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article59267518.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:52:00 CST By SAMUEL PETREQUIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article59267518.html Kenya planning on track for Rio Olympics; No Zika boycott http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59290848.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:47:03 CST By MUTWIRI MUTUOTA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article59290848.html A Wyoming cowboy is snow master for the Pyeongchang Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59271513.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:05:59 CST By ANDREW DAMPF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59271513.html Morris, US youth gain valuable experience before busy year http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article59264763.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:12:00 CST By DAN GREENSPAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article59264763.html Korean skier earns applause at 2018 Olympics test event http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58970043.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:31:54 CST By ANDREW DAMPF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58970043.html Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58969963.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:56:00 CST By ANDREW DAMPF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58969963.html Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58966038.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:21:01 CST By ANDREW DAMPF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58966038.html Teens Wang, Jha advance at US table tennis trials http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58943053.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:16:14 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58943053.html Wind whisperer: US skier Nyman 3rd in Olympic downhill test http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58841288.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:26:00 CST By ANDREW DAMPF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article58841288.html Teens Alguetti, Zhang advance at US table tennis trials http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58806993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:21:19 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58806993.html