288 stories tagged ‘Athletics’
Fifty-seven FAS employees were honored at the fourth annual Dean’s Distinction awards ceremony and reception, held March 6 in the Faculty Room of University Hall.
After dropping the doubles point, the Harvard women’s tennis team won five of the six singles matches to knock off crosstown rival Boston University, 5-2, on Friday at the Murr Center.
Harvard freshman Christina Gao is also a top-ranked figure skater, and is doing so well in competitions that she’s taking a leaving from school to train for the Olympics.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell highlighted recent moves to make the game safer and affirmed a commitment to player safety Thursday (Nov. 15) during a talk at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Harvard University has submitted a new development agenda for Allston, detailing nine projects slated for development in the next decade. The projects will complement planned activity on the Health and Life Science Center and the residential and retail development envisioned for Barry’s Corner.
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.
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.
Harvard will create a varsity women's rugby team, to begin play in the 2013-14 season.
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.
It's been an up-and-down season for the women's softball and men's baseball teams, both of which hope to cobble together late-season surges.
At Eliot House, the river House named for Harvard’s longest-serving president, crew is king.
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 men’s and women’s teams teach lessons to the community in the spring and fall to help fund their training trips in winter.
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.
Extending what’s become a banner year for Harvard’s athletics, the men’s and women’s track and field teams have been breaking University records left and right.
The Harvard men’s basketball team won the Ivy League championship outright this year — the first time in program history — and secured the Crimson’s first trip to the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Championship since 1946.
Two high school friends brought an old-fashioned backyard tossing game with them when they entered Harvard, and now it’s an official club sport.
Crimson forward Victoria Lippert, set to pass the 1,000-point scoring milestone, has other interests too, ranging from volunteer work to crime-fighting technology.
A top swimmer with hopes for a national title, Chuck Katis also oversees The Magic of Miracles, a nonprofit that entertains sick children.
After winning a share of the Ivy League championship last season and setting a program record for wins, Harvard’s men’s basketball team looks to build on its success when the season starts Nov. 11 against M.I.T.
Boxing has longstanding roots at the University. A required sport in the halcyon days of Theodore Roosevelt, today the Harvard Boxing Club is keeping tradition alive, but with a modern twist — its inclusion of women.
Boxing Club helps students learn to take a punch — in life
Harvard rolled to a 24-7 victory against Brown Sept. 23, knotting its season mark at 1-1. The win, after a 30-22 loss to Holy Cross on Sept. 17, was the program’s ninth straight on the heels of a defeat — Harvard hasn’t dropped back-to-back games since 2006.