Eugen Dimant, who studies corruption in sports, discusses the implications of charges on Monday by the World Anti-Doping Agency that Russia has a massive, state-run doping operation in its athletic programs.
In the upcoming season, Harvard’s women’s volleyball and field hockey and men’s water polo teams will be the ones to watch.
Harvard women's basketball head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith earned career win No. 515 on Friday to become the all-time winning Ivy League head coach with a 69-65 victory over Yale at Lavietes Pavilion.
Harvard heads to New Haven Saturday to play rival Yale in football in the 130th edition of The Game. The history of The Game is captured in photos and words.
Aqil Sajjad is blind, but he loves sports. So he’s playing on beep ball, a sport that features a chirping baseball that is delivered by a sighted pitcher to a blindfolded batter.
On June 25, 2013, the world of rowing lost a legend. Please share your reflections below.
Statement on passing of Harry Parker, The Thomas Bolles Head Coach for Harvard Men's Heavyweight Crew, by Jack Reardon, AB'60, Executive Director, Harvard Alumni Association and Harvard University Athletic Director 1977-1990.
Harvard's student-athletes represent excellence, on and off the field. From My House to Our Harvard | 2012 FAS Film
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.
Harvard senior volleyball player Christine Wu, set to become the team’s all-time leader in digs — or saving passes — hopes to make the pros before heading to medical school.
After a summer of workouts, Harvard football players look to their opening game against Holy Cross, hoping to create a season to remember.
They are an eclectic group of Harvard students, staff, faculty, and community members. They range in age from their late teens to 50-something. They can be freshmen or CEOs, but they move fast, and under their own power. They ride by bike.
Four from Harvard’s heavyweight crew team defeated Oxford Brookes University to win the Prince Albert Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta on Sunday (July 3) on the River Thames.
Claire Richardson ’11 is an unusual example of what happens after college athletes graduate. Eligible to continue competing in college because of a year lost to injury, she's headed to Georgetown for graduate school, and more running.
The Radcliffe Rugby Football Club has been crowned the 2011 USA Rugby DII National Champion after an incredible matchup against Notre Dame.
Harvard’s squad, a club team that is the oldest in the nation, is used to battling long odds (as well as mud and geese) to continue being a premier program.
Freshmen Morgan Powell and Mariah Pewarski balance schoolwork with playing two sports — and wouldn’t have it any other way.
Aisha and Shayna Price are sisters from Hawaii who rock it out in the swimming pool for Harvard’s water polo team.
Sophomore defenseman Danny Biega of the Harvard men’s hockey team has been named to the ECAC Hockey all-league second team.
The season will continue for the Harvard men’s basketball team, despite a heartbreaking loss to Princeton on Saturday (March 12) that cost the squad a spot in the NCAA tournament. The Crimson will square off against Oklahoma State on March 15 in the National Invitational Tournament.
Last year, the Harvard men’s basketball team won the most games in its history. This year, despite graduation of their best player and significant injuries, the Crimson are in a position to finish even better.
Harvard wrestlers work toward a turnaround after an early-season losing streak.
A number of girls and boys from Cambridge and Allston-Brighton who, along with their families, cheered the Crimson to an 83-70 win over UMass. The game capped a series of three Community Days sponsored by the Harvard men’s and women’s basketball teams that offered free admission to Cambridge and Allston-Brighton residents over the winter break.
After two losing seasons, Harvard hockey coach Ted Donato is confident in his team’s strengths and winning ability.
The Harvard men's basketball team is on the up and up, thanks to its newest coach Tommy Amaker.
Dominant. That’s the only word to describe the Harvard women’s basketball team over the past 25 years. The team has won 11 Ivy League championships since 1986 — a little less than one every other year — and 70 percent of its games in interleague play.