Harvard sophomore Eli Dershwitz represented the United States at the Summer Olympics in the men’s saber fencing competition in Rio de Janeiro. While he didn’t win a medal this time, Dershwitz said the intense training and discipline required to make it to Brazil gave him the confidence to succeed at Harvard and the drive to “reach certain academic levels.”
There’s “no crying in baseball,” actor Tom Hanks famously quipped in the 1992 film “A League of Their Own,” but some fencers have been known to shed a ...
In advance of the Boston Marathon, a Harvard conference focuses on the achievements of Native Americans, long dominant in the sport.
Harvard Track and Field put their best foot forward at the Crimson Elite meet on Feb. 6, with the men topping the opposition and the women finishing second out of 10 teams.
During Wintersession 2016, the Harvard-Radcliffe Kendo Club offered a three-day kendo crash course called "Introduction to Japanese Sword Fighting.”
Guests from Allston-Brighton and Cambridge attended a Harvard football game and festivities as part of Community Football Day.
On a day full of upsets the 13th-seeded Harvard men's basketball team seemed destined to knock off fourth-seeded North Carolina Thursday night, but Wesley Saunders 3-pointer at the buzzer was off the mark as the Tar Heels held off for a 67-65 victory.
The Harvard men’s basketball team, with a No. 13 seed, will play No. 4 North Carolina on Thursday in the NCAA tournament.
The Harvard men's basketball team is going dancing again after defeating Yale Saturday afternoon, 53-51, in a one-game playoff at The Palestra to decide the Ivy League's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
After beating Quinnipiac, Harvard (26-5-3) moves on to face the No. 2 seed Boston College Eagles in the Frozen Four on March 20 at Riddler Arena in Minneapolis, Minn.
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The NCAA quarterfinals will be streamed live and for free on the Ivy League Digital Network. Fans can access live stats here, as well.
The Harvard men’s hockey team took the first step toward advancing in the ECAC tournament when they downed Yale Friday at Ingalls Rink, 3-2, in the first game of the quarterfinals.
Collegiate athletics’ oldest rivals will meet at the famed Palestra with an NCAA tournament berth on the line as the Harvard men’s basketball team and Yale square off in a one-game playoff Saturday.
The Harvard men's basketball team did its part with a 72-62 win over Brown Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion and Dartmouth returned the favor, upsetting Yale 59-58 to give the Crimson a share of the Ivy League championship and force a one-game playoff to decide the Ancient Eight's bid to the NCAA tournament.
Steve Moundou-Missi posted a double-double, scoring 21 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, but the Harvard men's basketball team fell to Yale in front of a sold-out Lavietes Pavilion crowd Friday evening, 62-52.
With just 0:55 remaining in today's game, Harvard beat Yale, 31-24 at Harvard Stadium, securing an undefeated season for the Crimson and outright ownership of the Ivy League championship title for the eighth straight year. But for many, The Game is more than a test of field skills, it's about tradition, food, family, and fun.
With ESPN and NBC broadcasting on campus, the Ivy League’s two best football teams will face off on Saturday at The Game.
In its first multievent weekend (March 22-23) of the spring season, the No. 17 Harvard coed sailing team turned in two top-five performances in two teams races. The Crimson claimed fourth at the Team Race Invitational and took fifth at the 54th Jan T. Friis Trophy.
Twelfth-seeded Harvard men's basketball team had a 61-57 win over fifth-seeded Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday. It faces Michigan State on Saturday.
The Harvard men's basketball team received a 12 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament and will face 5th-seeded Cincinnati in the second round Thursday at 2:10 p.m. The game will be televised live on TNT.
The Harvard men's basketball team became the first team in the nation to punch its ticket into the NCAA tournament with a 70-58 victory at Yale on Friday night.
For the fourth consecutive season, the Harvard men's basketball team has clinched at least a share of the Ivy League title, as the Crimson topped Columbia, 80-47, before a sold-out crowd at Lavietes Pavilion this evening.
Despite 18 points from senior captain Christine Clark, Harvard women's basketball (17-6, 7-2) had a 21-game home winning streak halted against Penn, 63-50, Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion.
Harvard is well represented on the U.S. women's hockey team competing for gold at the Sochi Olympics. Includes the video "Playing for Coach Stone" and a photo gallery of Harvard's players.
The Harvard men's basketball team used a 16-2 run to pull away in the second half as it opened the "14-Game Tournament" with a 61-45 win over Dartmouth Saturday at Harvard’s Lavietes Pavilion. The Crimson will host Princeton and Penn on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
In the 130th playing of The Game on Saturday, the Harvard football team —with the help of sophomore Paul Stanton Jr.'s four total touchdowns — out-muscled Yale, 34-7, to claim its seventh consecutive win against its archrival at the Yale Bowl.
Harvard's women's basketball, making its fourth appearance in the Women's National Invitation Tournament, has advanced to the second round for a second straight year.
For the second straight year, the Harvard men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.
Harvard’s Lavietes Pavilion was bedecked in a paler shade of crimson on Saturday for the Harvard-Yale women’s basketball game in honor of the Pink Zone, an event to raise awareness and support in the fight against breast cancer.
Harvard men's basketball moved into sole possession of first place in the Ivy League after beating Princeton 69-57 on Saturday, following a Friday night win over Penn, 73-54.
The Game began long before the teams hit the field. Tailgaters filled the parking lots and later everyone filled the stadium as more than 30,000 people watched Harvard beat Yale, 34-24, in the 129th annual showdown.
When alumna Danielle Thiriot ’07 returns for the Harvard-Yale game (aka The Game) on Saturday, she’ll have one of the best seats in the house. Above the house, in fact, and traveling at 300 knots, about 345 mph.
Each year Harvard and Yale vie for bragging rights in a football rivalry dating back to 1875. Harvard vs. Yale is more than just a game. It’s The Game. For many alumni, it’s also a chance to reconnect and reaffirm friendships forged decades ago.
The decision to cancel the ING New York City Marathon didn’t stop Harvard College seniors Samantha Whitmore and Meredith Baker from running their own fundraising marathon on Sunday to raise awareness and funds for victims of the devastation in the tri-state area.
Legendary Harvard rowing coach Harry L. Parker and his daughter, Abigail, were lucky to share some bonding time during the 48th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta on Oct. 20.
The Harvard men’s and Radcliffe women’s rowing crews will be out in full force during this year’s Head of the Charles Regatta, taking place Oct. 20-21 along the Charles River. A video interview with Harry Parker, the Thomas Bolles Head Coach for Harvard Men's Crew, explores the love of the sport.
Nabbing its 13th straight victory by crushing Cornell on Oct. 6, the Crimson football team is 4-0 on the season, and has won all its games by double digits.
Approximately 400 Harvard runners participated in the ninth annual Brian Honan 5K Run/Walk on Sunday.
The annual Rhino Cup volleyball league stokes the competitive fires of Harvard’s biological community, drawing researchers out of the lab and onto the sandy volleyball court in the courtyard of the Biological Laboratories.
Harvard Olympians are making headway in the 2012 London Olympic Games.
When the Olympic Games began, nine competitors and one coach with Harvard ties were there. Together they continued Harvard’s long-standing connection to the event.
A stop at Harvard had the legendary Liverpool Football Club holding a soccer clinic for area youngsters. The team was on its 2012 North American Summer Tour. [Video: 2:05]
Harvard will be well-represented at the upcoming 2012 Olympics in London, as nine athletes and one coach will compete at the games beginning July 27.
Harvard and Radcliffe will send five crews to the third day of the Henley Royal Regatta after three boats won for the second straight day and the Radcliffe heavyweight varsity eight opened with a victory June 28 on the Thames River.
Nearly 80 runners gathered at the Malkin Athletic Center for a celebratory jog along the Charles River with authors and fitness authorities Scott Jurek and Christopher McDougall.
The Harvard men’s soccer team took on the Haiti National Team in a match to benefit the Haitian Football Federation and Partners In Health April 22 at Harvard Stadium.
Harvard’s baseball team took batting practice at Fenway Park to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first game played there, which Harvard lost to the forbears of the Red Sox, 2-0.
Harvard Stadium is an iconic structure, and not just for the sports that happen on the field. To a community dedicated to running “the stadium steps,” the real athletes are in the stands.
The Haitian National Soccer Team will take on the Harvard Crimson on April 22 for the second annual Haiti Leve (Haiti Rises) match at Harvard Stadium. Proceeds from this exhibition game will benefit Partners In Health's work in Haiti.
In its first trip to the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Championship tournament in decades, the Harvard men's team slashed an 18-point deficit to 5 before falling to heralded Vanderbilt, 79-70. Despite the loss, the Crimson and their fans can look back on an Ivy title and a record 26 wins — and forward to a bright future.