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Wannabe Curlers ‘Hurry Hard’ to Bay Area Curling Club Clinics

February 21, 2014 | 8:30 am

Wannabe Curlers ‘Hurry Hard’ to Bay Area Curling Club Clinics

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Inspired by the Olympics, people are drawn to a sport that looks deceptively like light housekeeping.

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5 N. California Olympians to Watch in Sochi

February 7, 2014 | 9:56 am

5 N. California Olympians to Watch in Sochi

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The Golden State’s contingent to the Sochi Games includes five Norcal locals with a chance to medal

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News Pix: Rain! Olympics! Surveillance! Books! Dogs!

February 7, 2014 | 9:00 am

News Pix: Rain! Olympics! Surveillance! Books! Dogs!

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A ‘drought denter’ arrives as elsewhere, a large California contingent takes part in the Winter Games.

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Napolitano Taking UC Values to Sochi Olympics

January 31, 2014 | 8:38 am

Napolitano Taking UC Values to Sochi Olympics

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University chief says UC’s openness, tolerance, intellectual prowess convey a message to the world.

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San Francisco, San Jose Invited to Bid on 2024 Olympics

February 20, 2013 | 4:37 pm

San Francisco, San Jose Invited to Bid on 2024 Olympics

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Balance beam on the Bay Bridge? Swimming race to Alcatraz? San Francisco is seriously considering a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, and today it got an official invitation from the U.S. Olympic Committee to put its best offer on the table. San Jose got an invitation, too, as part of a list of the […]

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August 9, 2012 | 12:10 pm

Danville’s Steffens Leads Women’s Water Polo Gold Medal Victory; Swimmer Takes Olympic Silver

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Maggie Steffens of Danville scored five goals as Bay Area swimmers led the U.S. women’s water polo team to a gold medal against Spain on Thursday. Heather Petri, an Oakland native living in Orinda, and Melissa Seidemann of Walnut Creek each scored goals as the United States beat Spain eight to five in the final. […]

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U.S. Women Clinch Olympic Soccer Gold; Where to Find Video Highlights

August 9, 2012 | 11:19 am

U.S. Women Clinch Olympic Soccer Gold; Where to Find Video Highlights

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Update 2:50 p.m.: Click here to watch video highlights from NBC. Update 1:38 p.m.: The U.S. seized the gold medal in women’s soccer, edging Japan 2:1 in a hard-fought game. Update 1:12 p.m.: Yuki Ogimi scores for Japan, making the score 2-1. Update 12:55 p.m.: Carli Lloyd scores again! This time it’s a hard shot […]

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7 Things About Today’s U.S. Women’s Soccer Hero Alex Morgan

August 6, 2012 | 4:38 pm

7 Things About Today’s U.S. Women’s Soccer Hero Alex Morgan

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GOOOOOOOAAAAAALLLL!!!! University of California, Berkeley, graduate¬†Alex Morgan¬†gave American sports fans a thrill Monday when she scored the winning goal in the U.S. women’s soccer team’s semifinal victory over Canada. But even casual Olympics watchers were probably familiar with her name before her tally sent the national team to the gold medal match. Morgan, 23, has […]

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August 2, 2012 | 2:00 pm

Bay Area Rowers Win Olympic Gold Medals

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Two Bay Area university graduates garnered Olympic gold medals on Thursday as part of an eight-woman rowing team. Erin Cafaro, a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Elle Logan, a Stanford University senior, joined six other Americans to pull across the finish line ahead of Canada, with the Netherlands taking the bronze. Cal […]

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August 1, 2012 | 1:10 pm

Local Olympian Alert: Berkeley Swimmers Take Gold, San Jose Underdog Lags

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3:50 p.m. Cal is keeping a running total of medals won by athletes who attended the school, and so is Stanford. As of right now, Cal is up 5 to 1. 3:15 p.m. Stanford alum in U.S. win over China in women’s volleyball The U.S. beat China in women’s volleyball as it attempts to win […]

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