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  1. Olympic bronze medalist Reese Hoffa

    Radi Nabulsi

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    Blog | August 16, 2012
  2. UGA's Schmitt wins gold in London

    Staff, wire reports

    LONDON -- UGA's Allison Schmitt set an Olympic record to win the 200-meter freestyle Tuesday at the London Games, becoming the first Georgia swimmer to win gold in an individual Olympic event. The American clocked 1 minute, 53.61 seconds, shaving ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  3. UGA at the Olympics: John Isner

    David Ching

    John Isner might have to accomplish something otherworldly for his performance in the upcoming Olympics to become what he is best known for at London's tennis venue: the historic grass courts of Wimbledon. The former Georgia all-American forever e...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  4. UGA at the Olympics: Reese Hoffa

    David Ching

    As a three-time Olympic veteran, Reese Hoffa knows certain tricks of the trade. For instance, the Georgia all-American and former world champion shot putter knows to carry a chair so he won't be on his feet for the entirety of Friday's opening cer...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  5. UGA Bulldogs will represent at Olympics

    David Ching

    Dozens of competing countries will not be as well-represented as the University of Georgia will be at the upcoming Olympics in London. Not only will 26 former, current and future Bulldogs represent 12 different countries in London, but diving coac...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  6. UGA at the Olympics: Allison Schmitt

    David Ching

    Allison Schmitt's name is already well known within NCAA and U.S. swimming circles, but it is highly possible she is preparing to introduce herself to a much broader audience. The Georgia all-American, who recently took first in both the 200-meter...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  7. Deloach edges future roommate Hicks

    David Ching

    JEFFERSON, Ga. -- Georgia football signee Quayvon Hicks set the pace Thursday at the Georgia Olympics, so James DeLoach knew exactly what he had to do to top his future teammate and roommate. Hicks competed in one of the first events scheduled in ...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  8. UGA's McClain elected to Naismith HOF

    David Ching

    Former Georgia All-American and two-time Olympic gold medalist Katrina McClain was announced Monday as one of this year's 12 inductees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. "It was very sweet," McClain told TV interviewer Jim Nantz f...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  9. Jamaica native Crooks thrives at OT

    Radi Nabulsi

    When the Jamaican four-man bobsled team showed up in Calgary, Alberta, for the 1988 Winter Olympics, it captured the hearts of millions and inspired the Walt Disney film, "Cool Runnings." Now, another of Jamaica's native sons is looking to become a f...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  10. Henry is big back who should stay back

    Radi Nabulsi

    Almon Gunter, the speed coach at Yulee High School, sums up his running back Derrick Henry in four words. "He is Eddie George." That is high praise coming from a coach who competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials and knows a thing or two about speed...

    Blog | November 02, 2011