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PALO ALTO, CA - JULY 13:  Team Yahoo and Silicon Valley Bank members play Ultimate Frisbee during the Founder Institute\'s Silicon Valley Sports League event on July 13, 2013 in Palo Alto, California.  (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)

Newest Olympic Sport: Ultimate Frisbee?

By David Heim  Ultimate Frisbee, as well as other flying disc sports, have been recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). *Cue college students rejoicing everywhere.* To the green! Now to clarify, this does not […]

08/03/2015

Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

07/31/2015

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Kurt Angle Working To Save Olympic Wrestling

Mt. Lebanon native Kurt Angle is no stranger to the Olympics. With the International Olympic Committee’s decision to eliminate the sport from the 2020 Summer Games, Angle has taken up the cause to stop that from happening.

02/25/2013

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2024 Summer Olympics In Pittsburgh?

The U.S. Olympic Committee is looking for cities interested in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games, and Pittsburgh is reportedly one of the cities they have reached out to.

KDKA-TV–02/20/2013

Turkey's Ramazan Sahin (R) wrestles Kazakhstan's Akzhurek Tanatarov in their Men's 66kg Freestyle bronze medal match on August 12, 2012 during the wrestling event of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Wrestling Removed From 2020 Olympic Games

IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.

KDKA-TV–02/12/2013