Topic: Aaron Peirsol

Dara Torres and Fellow Olympians to Swim at Austin Grand Prix

March 3, 2009

Event: The University of Texas at Austin hosts the Austin Grand Prix, at which more than 10 Olympic swimmers and numerous national record holders will compete.

When: March 5-7. Preliminaries begin at 9:30 a.m., and finals start at 5:30 p.m.

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Longhorn athletes earn medals in Beijing

Aug. 25, 2008
Former Longhorn Sanya Richards medaled in two track and field events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Richards graduated from

Twelve current and former Longhorn student-athletes earned medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Twenty-two Longhorn athletes earned spots on their respective countries' Olympic team and a total of 27 athletes and coaches represented their countries during the summer games Aug. 8-24.

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Kinesiologist's Sports Drink Fuels Olympians

Aug. 6, 2008

This summer's Olympics has a Longhorn flavor, with members of the U.S. Olympic swim team using workout and recovery sports performance drinks created by Dr. John Ivy, chair of the College of Education's Department of Kinesiology and Health Education.

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