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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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Mike Holloway Attends Rio Track and Field Trials

The 2016 Track and Field Olympic Trials are complete which means the Rio Olympic games are just around the corner.  At the event several Gators (current and alumni) qualified for  the Olympics in Rio. Florida Gators Track and Field Head Coach Mike Holloway was in attendance for the trails. Those not aware (which you should be) …

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Head Coach Gregg Troy Pleased with Gators Swimming Into Olympics

As of last week, the Olympic trials are over for swimming. Up next, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. It all started in Omaha, Nebraska where swimmers competed for a spot on their country’s Olympic team. After getting their feet wet in Olympic waters, thirteen different athletes will have …

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Olympic Trials: 27 Gators Making A Run To Represent Team USA

The University of Florida’s Track and Field program will send 27 former, past, and future Gators to the United States Olympic Trials, which runs from July 1 to July 10. How will the 2016 Olympics, in Rio De Janiero, be similar to every Olympic Games since the year 1992? Every U.S. Olympic team since then, has featured at least one athlete coached …

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