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Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Picks Up 4th Gold At Swim Worlds

Missy Franklin, the 18-year-old incoming Cal freshman, won her fourth gold medal of the world swimming championships with a strong anchor leg for the United States in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Thursday.

08/02/2013

Swimmer Missy Franklin at the world swimming championships in Barcelona, Spain. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cal’s Franklin Makes It 3 For 3 At Swimming Worlds

Missy Franklin gave up her bid for eight gold medals — and it sure paid off. The incoming Cal freshman is now 3 for 3 at the world swimming championships.

07/31/2013

US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/13/2012

Alex Tarics. (CBS)

Belvedere Man Is Oldest Living Olympic Gold Medalist

98-year old Alex Tarics particpated in the Berlin games in 1936, helping the Hungarian team win gold in water polo.

07/27/2012

Tommie Smith at the 1968 Olympics

Olympian In ’68 Black-Gloved Salute To Sell Medal

Olympian Tommie Smith is selling the gold medal he won at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, where his black-gloved salute on the podium shocked the sports world.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010

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