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2012 Olympics

Olympic committee drops Wrestling from 2020 Games

6:27 AM, Feb 12, 2013

IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program.

2014 Olympic Winter Games one year away

9:02 AM, Feb 6, 2013

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games coverage will begin one year from today in Sochi, Russia.

Olympian Missy Franklin signs to swim for Cal

6:57 PM, Nov 14, 2012

Missy Franklin pranked California women's swimming coach Teri McKeever when it came time for the five-time Olympic medalist to announce her college choice.

Gold medal winner pregnant at Olympics

9:41 AM, Sep 24, 2012

Gold medal winner Kerri Walsh revealed on the TODAY Show that she was pregnant at the London Olympics.

Olympic silver medalist returns to St. Louis

6:21 AM, Sep 17, 2012

An East St. Louis hero is back in town just weeks after winning a silver medal in the London Olympics.

2012 London Olympics Medal Count (Day 16)

4:45 PM, Aug 12, 2012

NewsChannel 5 presents the medal count for the 2012 London Olympics, sponsored by Ford and Dairy Queen.

Kazakhstan's Sapiyev wins welterweight gold medal

1:06 PM, Aug 12, 2012

Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan won the gold medal in the men's welterweight division Sunday at the Olympic boxing tournament, overcoming Freddie Evans' home-crowd support in a 17-9 victory.

Results of men's water polo gold medal final

11:52 AM, Aug 12, 2012

With two of the best defenses and goalkeepers - Italy's Stefano Tempesti and Croatia's Josip Pavic - in the tournament, the final was a defensive struggle.

Uganda's Kiprotich wins men's Olympic marathon

11:39 AM, Aug 12, 2012

Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda surged ahead late in the race to win the Olympic marathon and capture the first medal for his country at the London Games.

France beats Sweden to keep Olympic handball gold

10:59 AM, Aug 12, 2012

France won its second consecutive Olympic gold medal in men's handball with a 22-21 win over Sweden on Sunday.

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