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Gold Medalist Sisters To Be Honored In Their Hometown of Danville

Gold Medalist Sisters To Be Honored In Their Hometown of Danville

Danville community members will host a celebration in honor of the Olympic gold medallist Steffens Sisters who return home from London this weekend…

08/23/2012

Maggie Steffens #6 of United States shoots and scores a goal in the Women's Water Polo Gold Medal match between the United States and Spain on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Water Polo Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bay Area Women Lead U.S. Water Polo To Gold

Maggie Steffens was the team’s best player at these Games, scoring 21 for the tournament and five in Thursday’s final. She gave the team the go-ahead score, at 3-2, with 5:36 left in the half. The U.S. would not relinquish that lead.

08/09/2012

Nathan Adrian of the United States celebrates after he won the Final of the Men's 100m Freestyle on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cal Grad Adrian Wins Thrilling 100-Meter Freestyle Final

Adrian, a 23-year-old largely overshadowed by American stars such as Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, made a name for himself by winning the 100-meter Olympic freestyle Wednesday. He lunged to the wall to edge James “The Missile” Magnussen by one-hundredth of a second – the slighest margin possible.

08/01/2012

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Olympic Spoilers Becoming Difficult To Avoid Online

Lots of people want to go home at night and watch the marquee Olympic events, but in this digitally connected age, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to avoid online spoilers.

07/30/2012

Maggie Steffens from the USA Water Polo (Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Stanford Water Polo Player Scores 7 Goals In Olympic Win

In her Olympic debut, the 19-year-old Californian scored seven goals—six in the first half alone—and the U.S. women’s water polo team survived a pesky Hungarian squad to win its opening match Monday at the London Games 14-13.

07/30/2012

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

Longtime Cal Dr. Cindy Chang will head the U.S. Olympic Medical team in London (University of California Berkeley)

HealthWatch: Cal Doctor To Lead London Olympic U.S. Medical Team

At the U.C. Berkeley Tang Urgent Care Center, Dr. Cindy Chang takes care of the sick and injured. But soon, the Cal physician will be taking care of the health and well-being of a very elite group of athletes: the 525 Americans who will be competing in the upcoming London Olympics.

07/09/2012

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Benicia-Based Children’s Choir To Perform At London Olympics

A group of Bay Area children will be heading to the London Summer Olympics this summer—not for athletic competition, but for vocal performances.

06/29/2012

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San Jose Hosts Olympic Gymnastics Trials

Gymnastics fans and Olympics enthusiasts from across the country have their attention fixed on San Jose, where the 2012 U.S. Olympics Trials for gymnastics began Thursday.

06/28/2012

Josh Dixon

San Jose Athlete Could Be 1st Openly Gay Male Gymnast On US Olympic Team

If Josh Dixon makes the cut at the US Olympic team trials in San Jose on Thursday, he could also make history as the first openly gay gymnast to compete at the Olympics.

06/28/2012

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