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UChicago Men’s Basketball Team and Five Maroons Gain NABC Academic Accolades

NABC Academic Awards – Team / Individual CHICAGO – The University of Chicago men’s basketball team and five individual Maroon student-athletes collected academic honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) this week. The Maroons garnered the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2020-21 season. Teams achieve the honor by posting a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of ...

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Sharon Dingman Departs UChicago, Hired as Head Volleyball Coach at Colorado College

CHICAGO – Colorado College announced on Wednesday that Sharon Dingman has been hired as the new Head Volleyball Coach for the Tigers. Dingman led the University of Chicago volleyball program from 2014-20. Dingman guided UChicago’s upward trajectory into becoming one of the nation’s elite programs. During her six seasons at the helm, the Maroons posted a 144-55 overall record and ...

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Tokyo Olympics | Simone Biles makes a flawed entrance

American gymnastics superstar Simone Biles got off to a shaky start in her quest for five gold medals and Olympic history in Tokyo on Sunday, as an Uzbeki mother-of-one bid a poignant farewell after a remarkable career spanning eight Games. At 46 years old, Oksana Chusovitina, gold medallist at her debut Olympics in Barcelona in 1992, has earned the right ...

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Watch | India’s Olympic medal journey

With Mirabai Chanu winning India’s first medal at the Tokyo Olympics, The Hindu takes a look at who has won Olympic medals for the country over the years and at which events. India’s maiden appearance at the Summer Olympics came in 1900 and since then the country has won 28 medals till the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Source link

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President, PM congratulate Mirabai Chanu for India’s first medal at Tokyo 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind on July 24 congratulated Mirabai Chanu for winning a silver medal in weightlifting in the Tokyo Olympics. “Heartiest congratulations to Mirabai Chanu for starting the medal tally for India in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by winning silver medal in weightlifting,” Mr. Kovind tweeted. Hailing the weightlifter’s win, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India was “elated by ...

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Maroon Volleyball Receives 2020-21 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award

2020-21 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award recipients CHICAGO – The University of Chicago volleyball team was recognized with a 2020-21 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award on Monday. The award, announced by the United State Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), was given to 1,275 collegiate and high school teams. Volleyball teams must maintain a year-long grade-point average of ...

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First case of COVID-19 in Tokyo Olympic Village: organisers

The person, whom organisers refused to identify, has been removed from the Village where thousands of athletes and officials will reside during the Games. The Tokyo Olympics has registered its first COVID-19 case in the Olympic Village six days before the Games open, organisers said on July 17. “There was one person in the Village. That was the very first ...

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First case of COVID-19 in Tokyo Olympic Village: organisers

The person, whom organisers refused to identify, has been removed from the Village where thousands of athletes and officials will reside during the Games. The Tokyo Olympics has registered its first COVID-19 case in the Olympic Village six days before the Games open, organisers said on July 17. “There was one person in the Village. That was the very first ...

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