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Grant Holloway named AAU James E. Sullivan Award finalist

Former Gator track and field star Grant Holloway was named a finalist for the 90th annual AAU James E. Sullivan Award. James E. Sullivan Award Holloway is one of 10 athletes chosen for the award, which recognizes the nation’s best amateur athletes based on sportsmanship, leadership and character. Sports fans …

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Gators Athletics Finishes No. 3 in the Learfield IMG College Directors Cup

All University of Florida sports lay dormant for these scorching summer months, but the Gators are still making waves in the sports world. Florida Gator athletics finished third in the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup. Florida has placed in the top-5 in these rankings each of the last 11 years. …

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Florida Swim and Dive Kicks off Season Against FAU

Florida Women’s Swim and Dive will begin the 2018-2019 season on the road in sunny South Florida. Both the men’s and women’s teams will face the Owls today, but the women will travel around the area for two more road meets.  This Weekend The women’s team will begin its first season …

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Preview: Winter Olympics With Some Local Flavor

The 2018 Winter Olympics has finally arrived to Pyeongchang. The opening ceremony will take place tomorrow with Mike Tirico, who is taking over for Bob Costas, and Katie Couric. .@GreatestShowman's ‘This is Me’ captures the unique spirit inside every Olympian. Watch the ad you just saw on the #SuperBowl on …

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Dressel Named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year

Two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Caeleb Dressel was named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year this past weekend. 2017 Athlete of the Year Caeleb Dressel highlights this weekend's #USAS2017 award winners! Full list ➡️ https://t.co/rrN3j8tV6I pic.twitter.com/Uj2gT9lkx2 — USA Swimming (@USASwimming) September 17, 2017 Olympic Gold Medalist Dressel made a name …

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Florida Swim and Dive Prepares for Next Invitational

The Florida Swimming and Diving teams will be heading to Atlanta this weekend for their first invitational in 10 weeks. This weekend will be one where Head Coach Gregg Troy puts heavy emphasis on his evaluations. In the latest CSCAA/TYR top-25 swimming and diving poll, the men’s team has dropped one spot …

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A Look Back at Gators Track in Rio

Whether you’ve heard this stat or not, the fact that if the University of Florida was its own country  they would be ninth in the world in gold medals during the 2016 Summer Olympics. Eight golds were won with 30 Gator letter-winners competing spanning four sports, with a total of 13 …

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Former Gator Ryan Lochte Under Fire After Rio Incident

It’s been over a week since the Ryan Lochte incident occurred. Lochte claimed on August 14 that he was robbed at gun point in Rio during the Summer Olympics by four men dressed up as police officers. The first time Lochte spoke about the incident was when he did an …

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