Newsroom University of Denver (Olympics)

2018
March
19,
2018
“It was almost surreal. That’s the moment you realize this is it, I’m here.” That moment for Tyler Dabrowski was when he walked out with Team USA for the opening ceremony of the 2018 winter Olympic Games with more than 28 million American hous...
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February
26,
2018
Haugen won his third-match-up as well with a 19.62, but it was the only point picked-up for Norway, who fell to silver-medalists Austria in the semifinals, 3-1. The former Pioneer once again led his team in the medal round, clocking in at 19.69 in th...
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February
13,
2018
Ambassador Christopher Hill is Chief Advisor to the Chancellor for Global Engagement and Professor of the Practice in Diplomacy and the University of Denver. Prior to this position, Hill was the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studie...
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February
08,
2018
Nearly 3,000 athletes representing 92 countries are descending upon Pyeongchang, South Korea, to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. While the athletes will be wearing the colors of their home countries, five also will be representing the crimso...
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February
05,
2018
So much can go wrong in a game of golf. The sand traps, the water hazards, a gust of wind. The slightest, most subtle flaw in technique can send that little dimpled ball astray. The thing plaguing Stephanie Zavilla’s game was impossible to see...
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January
03,
2018
For Troy Terry, 2017 was a remarkable year. Last January, the junior DU hockey player helped lead the Americans to a gold medal in the World Junior Championships. Three months later he was on the ice in Chicago, as the Pioneers celebrated a natio...
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2016
August
16,
2016
Nothing epitomizes a clutch performance more than being at the very best when the eyes of the world are watching. DU alumna Jessica Lopez (BA ’09) leaves the Rio 2016 Olympics knowing she performed at her very best when it mattered most. Lopez...
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August
05,
2016
When Team USA walks into the Olympic stadium on Friday night, the athletes will be decked out in red, white and blue thanks to Ralph Lauren. Once again, the high-end fashion designer has partnered with the Olympics to provide the outfit worn duri...
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August
04,
2016
The Olympics are officially underway. Soccer couldn’t wait for Friday’s opening ceremony as Sweden’s women's team defeated South Africa 1-0 on Wednesday. Once the television coverage begins, we will all see the stunning new venues, the amazing vi...
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July
27,
2016
When the Rio Olympics get underway next week, all eyes will be on the thousands of athletes competing at one of the 38 venues across Brazil. One of the largest venues for the games will have strong ties to the University of Denver. Alumnus Gil...
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July
19,
2016
The thrill of competing in the Olympics. Athletes will train their entire life for an event that may last only a few minutes. It’s almost impossible to imagine the pressure or the mindset required for an athlete to perform at peak on the world’s ...
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July
11,
2016
The final men’s golfer to qualify for the 2016 Olympics is University of Denver alumnus Espen Kofstad, who will represent his home country of Norway. Eighteen holes was not enough this past weekend to stamp his ticket to Rio de Janeiro; Kofstad h...
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