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By Elizabeth Beisel on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm
The International Olympic Committee Executive Board has voted to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games.
By Kelly Price and Shane Chernoff on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
The United States Olympic Committee was in North Central Florida Monday, visiting Newberry’s Easton Sports Complex to consider its archery facility for a role as an official Olympic training site for the 2016 summer games.
By Stephanie Denardo 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 [...]
By Robert Lopez 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 [...]
By Tom Krynski on July 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm
Thousands of people are arriving in London for the 2012 summer Olympic games, with the opening ceremonies scheduled for Friday. While there’s excitement for the competition, and a strong connection with the University of Florida with athletes and the marching [...]
By Alexys Martinez 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 [...]