Tag Archives: 2012 Olympics

Meet another former Olympian living in Gainesville: Byron Dyce

By on July 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm

In the past week or so, WUFT-FM has tried to put a local spin on the London 2012 Olympic games.  The world will find out who the best athletes are and who will go home disappointed. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports […]

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UF’s Pride of the Sunshine band makes history in London

By on July 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:34 am

The 2012  Summer Olympic Games kick off tonight with the Opening Ceremony in London’s Olympic Stadium. For the University of Florida’s Marching Band, this means it’s time to get down to business. As the only American band asked to play for the […]

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Young gymnasts find role models in London

By and on July 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:35 am

The Summer Olympic Games represent the highest level of sport for many athletes across the globe. While they go out and peform, people back home sit and watch. Some are even inspired. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-Fms Corey Brooks has the story […]

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Gainesville man who competed in Olympics looks at upcoming games

By on July 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm

On Tuesday we talked to a University of Florida graduate living in London about how the Olympics will affect the residents of the city.  Today WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez  spoke with former Olympian, track announcer, jazz guitarist,  who’s been living in Gainesville […]

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Gators ready to cross the pond

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:40 pm

The University of Florida marching band is just weeks away from its debut at the Summer Olympics. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexys Martinez spoke with the Director of the Gator Marching Band, Jay Watkins, who says the band is honored to attend […]

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