Pyongyang to Host Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

The event will be the second such "peace tournament" held in North Korea.


SEOUL — As the Summer Olympics come to a close in London, another sports match up gets underway on the other side of the globe. 

The game is Ultimate, it is a mix of American style football and basketball using a frisbee.  The host is Pyongyang. It is the second time that the North Korean capital has held what is being called a peace tournament, but  the event has drawn criticism.

Ultimate is not an Olympic sport. But, it has a following around the world and some hope that includes North Korea. The Second Pyongyang Ultimate Peace Tournament is sponsored by Beijing-based Koryo Tours, an organization that has brought other sports exchanges to North Korea, including cycling, football (soccer) and cricket.