<![CDATA[Olympics News | The Kansas City Star & 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 AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32777343.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:16:16 CDT By EDDIE PELLS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32777343.html Ashton Eaton breaks world record as he wins decathlon gold http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32742426.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:37:07 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32742426.html Ex-Olympian pens memoir on track career, stint as escort http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32457690.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:05:12 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32457690.html Bolt, Gatlin ready for showdown in 200 meters at worlds http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32452017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:14:28 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32452017.html Justin Gatlin stumbles late as Bolt wins 100 at worlds http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31968441.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:40:06 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31968441.html After Bolt's win in 100, Fraser-Pryce tries to follow suit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31969647.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 14:09:27 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31969647.html Gatlin, Bolt on course for showdown in 100 meters at worlds http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31903080.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:25:13 CDT By PAT GRAHAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31903080.html Sailing chief: Rio events could be moved from polluted bay http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article31904739.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:40:06 CDT By STEPHEN WADE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article31904739.html US draws Canada, Cuba, Panama for Olympic qualifying http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31465703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 19:30:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31465703.html Mikulak grabs 3rd straight US gymnastics national title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31256972.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 21:21:08 CDT By WILL GRAVES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article31256972.html Meet Michael Andrew, the 16-year-old possible heir to the U.S. swimming throne who trains in his Lawrence backyard http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article29739196.html#storylink=rss If all goes to plan, 16-year-old Michael Andrew of Lawrence will one day be wearing Adidas logos while he piles up Olympic gold medals and becomes America’s next great swimming ambassador — the Next Michael Phelps, perhaps. And if all goes to plan, the Andrew family will silence a litany of doubters and skeptics, proving their way — a homeschooled education, a two-lane training pool in the backyard and a household structured around born-again Christianity — was the right path all along.

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AP investigation: Human sewage in Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article29523133.html#storylink=rss The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America’s first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.

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Overland Park’s Shannon Vreeland was top female athlete at World University Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article28278214.html#storylink=rss Swimmer Shannon Vreeland won four gold medals and a bronze medal at the World University Games in South Korea and she was named the Most Valuable Player among females athletes. Now she has her sights on the 2016 Olympic Games.

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U.S. hockey team’s ‘Miracle’ gold medal was 35 years ago http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article10589618.html#storylink=rss It’s been more than three decades since his landmark goal became the centerpiece of the U.S. Olympic hockey team’s Miracle on Ice. For 60-year-old Mike Eruzione, it still seems like only yesterday.

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If Los Angeles bids for 2024 Olympics, will taxpayers be on the hook? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32789943.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By PETER JAMISON AND DAVID WHARTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32789943.html Los Angeles and US Olympic officials reach agreement on 2024 bid http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32764419.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By DAVID WHARTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32764419.html Activist: thousands of fish dead near Olympic Park in Brazil http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32740278.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:37:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article32740278.html Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32726598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:16:07 CDT By PAUL NEWBERRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32726598.html LA City Council again pushes pause button on Olympic bid commitment http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32701284.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By DAVID WHARTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32701284.html An Olympic-sized question mark: Housing in plan for 2024 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32613768.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:27:06 CDT By MICHAEL R. BLOOD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32613768.html Japan organizers defend designer over logo, deny it's copied http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32622144.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:06:18 CDT By MARI YAMAGUCHI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32622144.html German sailor gets sick after Rio regatta http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32624643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:57:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32624643.html Japan scales back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium plans http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32608653.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:15:07 CDT By MARI YAMAGUCHI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32608653.html Australian Olympic Committee extends ban on sleeping drugs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32611569.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:24:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32611569.html Analysts question costs in Los Angeles 2024 Olympics bid http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32608941.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:35:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32608941.html New Olympic app lets fans track favorites http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32498304.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:14:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article32498304.html LA City Council delays vote on bid for 2024 Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32465871.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By PETER JAMISON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article32465871.html 2024 Olympic plan gets mixed greeting from LA Council http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32485401.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:30:06 CDT By MICHAEL R. BLOOD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32485401.html Vote on 2024 Olympics delayed amid questions over cost http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32467242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:10:08 CDT By MICHAEL R. BLOOD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32467242.html Los Angeles projects $161 million surplus for Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32412747.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 02:19:26 CDT By MICHAEL R. BLOOD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32412747.html