<![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 Bow and arrow in hand, Zach Garrett has sights set on Summer Olympics in Rio http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article79907987.html#storylink=rss Archery has taken 21-year-old from Wellington, Mo., to cusp of Games

He’ll seek to qualify for U.S. team this weekend in Florida

He’s currently in second place in the U.S. cumulative standings

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Race to Rio is intense among South Koreans on LPGA Tour http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79947667.html#storylink=rss The race to Rio is playing out all over the globe with athletes competing for coveted spots.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 19:33:45 CDT By LARRY LAGE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79947667.html
Christie Rampone says she's not healthy enough to train http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79928187.html#storylink=rss Veteran defender Christie Rampone says she's not healthy enough to be part of the U.S. national team's training camp for a pair of matches early next month against Japan.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 18:23:46 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79928187.html
UCI president expresses concern over Rio venue preparations http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79850512.html#storylink=rss The president of cycling's world governing body remains "very, very concerned" that the velodrome under construction for the Rio Olympics will not be completed in time for a proper test event.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:34:02 CDT By DAVE SKRETTA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79850512.html
Spanish hurdler tests positive in retest of 2008 samples http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79783292.html#storylink=rss Spanish hurdler Josephine Onyia is one of the athletes who tested positive in a reanalysis of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, an official with knowledge of the case said Wednesday.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 14:14:04 CDT By TALES AZZONI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79783292.html
Track cyclist Kluge takes Giro stage; Kruijswijk keeps lead http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79779967.html#storylink=rss German rider Roger Kluge used his track cycling experience to take the biggest victory of his road career, winning the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday with a well-timed counterattack.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:14:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79779967.html
Tyson calls proposal to allow pros in Olympics 'ridiculous' http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79747232.html#storylink=rss A proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is "ridiculous" and "foolish," former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said Wednesday.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:34:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79747232.html
No eight for Australia at Rio Olympics, 1st time in 68 years http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79733842.html#storylink=rss Australia won't have a men's eight crew in Olympic rowing for the first time in 68 years after failing to qualify for Rio de Janeiro at the final regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 01:23:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79733842.html
JOC sets up 3-man team to investigate Tokyo 2020 payments http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79733767.html#storylink=rss The Japanese Olympic Committee has set up an investigative team to see if there were any illegal payments made to a Singapore firm which have entangled Tokyo's winning 2020 Olympic bid in a bribery investigation.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 01:54:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79733767.html
Miracle on Ice goalie selling his gold medal, mask, skates http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79593367.html#storylink=rss It took a miracle for Jim Craig to win a gold medal in hockey at the 1980 Olympics, but, after 36 years, he's willing to let it go.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 16:34:04 CDT By RACHELLE BLIDNER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79593367.html
Medals or mosquitoes? Zika still talk of Olympic golf http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79633167.html#storylink=rss Olympic qualifying for golf ends in seven weeks, at which time players will have to determine if medals outweigh mosquitoes.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 17:13:31 CDT By DOUG FERGUSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79633167.html
Rory McIlroy concerned about Zika ahead of Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79474842.html#storylink=rss Rory McIlroy has concerns about the Zika virus as he prepares to play at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 05:39:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79474842.html
Dubai to open 2016-17 IRB Sevens season in December http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79731207.html#storylink=rss Fiji will begin defense of its IRB world sevens title on Dec. 2-3 when the opening tournament of the 10-round, 2016-17 season is held at Dubai, followed a week later at Cape Town.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 00:49:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79731207.html
NZ 7s coach given some credit for rugby's return to Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79643372.html#storylink=rss Sonny Bill Williams is going in for a try untouched in the left corner when the whistle blows.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 17:43:31 CDT By FOSTER NIUMATA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79643372.html
Alexis Crimes earns rare 2nd chance with US volleyball team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79589627.html#storylink=rss Courtney Thompson hits the floor on a dive and hardly has time to reach for a towel to wipe up her sweat before teammate Alexis Crimes grabs it and handles the chore herself.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 16:03:34 CDT By JANIE McCAULEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79589627.html
Sailors' nightmare in Rio Olympics: plastic bags, trash http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79556942.html#storylink=rss If you're the head of world sailing, this is your worst Olympic nightmare.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:19:06 CDT By STEPHEN WADE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79556942.html
All the way like FBK: Schippers sets targets for Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80250207.html#storylink=rss It was fitting that Dafne Schippers streaked away from her rivals to set the fastest 200-meter time in the world this year at the wet, windy and chilly FBK Stadion.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 03:08:30 CDT By RAF CASERT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80250207.html
Final vote on impeachment could come 3 days before Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80243952.html#storylink=rss The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. And it could get worse.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 23:59:01 CDT By STEPHEN WADE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article80243952.html
By day, he's Justin Gatlin. By race, he's alter ego 'J Gat' http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80077832.html#storylink=rss Justin Gatlin swears he's not as bad as he's made out to be.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 13:53:35 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80077832.html
Kenya tries again with anti-doping law http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79992477.html#storylink=rss Kenyan lawmakers supported proposed changes to anti-doping legislation at a special sitting of parliament on Thursday in the hope that WADA will accept the law this time.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 07:59:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79992477.html
IOC expresses concern over investigation into Tokyo 2020 bid http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79991997.html#storylink=rss IOC vice president John Coates expressed concern Thursday over payments made to a Singapore firm which have entangled Tokyo's winning bid for the 2020 Olympics in a bribery investigation.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 06:34:01 CDT By JIM ARMSTRONG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79991997.html
Wilimovsky has a berth in marathon swimming, strives to add 1,500 free http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article79736952.html#storylink=rss The reigning men's world champion in 10-kilometer open-water swimming - also the first U.S. swimmer to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games - failed the first swim test he ever took.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By HELENE ELLIOTT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article79736952.html
State TV says 14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79480797.html#storylink=rss Ten medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, including 2012 high jump champion Anna Chicherova, were among 14 Russians that tested positive in the reanalysis of their doping samples, state television reported Tuesday.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:19:03 CDT By JAMES ELLINGWORTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79480797.html
Doping lab stands quiet as Russia swept by scandals http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79548667.html#storylink=rss Even as Russia is swept by one doping scandal after another, the national anti-doping laboratory stands almost idle.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:38:31 CDT By JAMES ELLINGWORTH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79548667.html
Brazilian health minister updates IOC on anti-Zika measures http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79536917.html#storylink=rss Brazil's health minister briefed IOC officials Tuesday on the steps being taken to combat the Zika virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:49:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79536917.html
Djokovic would like to see rankings points awarded in Rio http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79536912.html#storylink=rss Novak Djokovic would like to see tennis players at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics get ranking points from the ATP and WTA tours, the way they have at past Summer Games.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:43:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79536912.html
Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC, USA to televise 325&#xBD; hours from Rio http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79517342.html#storylink=rss NBCUniversal networks Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC and USA will combine to televise 325½ hours of programing from the Rio Olympics this summer.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:34:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79517342.html
Benjamin Hochman: Soccer Olympian Sauerbrunn inspires young women http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article79474032.html#storylink=rss What's cool about this story is that so many women have the same story.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By BENJAMIN HOCHMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article79474032.html
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rio http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79427942.html#storylink=rss A group of Democratic senators is concerned about how the Zika virus might affect American athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 19:04:05 CDT By EDDIE PELLS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article79427942.html
Four years after Olympic gold, Gabby Douglas’s reality remains riveting http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79205142.html#storylink=rss Douglas won gold at 2012 Olympics in London

Reality TV series follows her quest to return for Rio games

Uphill battle in an unforgiving sport in which few women repeat

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