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Sports Administration

On Campus

A New Era for Harvard Recruiting

The growth in attention to the Harvard football and men's basketball programs is largely a byproduct of the work that the teams’ coaches—Tim Murphy and Tommy Amaker—have done rebuilding their respective programs into national powers.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

According to data scraped from the Harvard Athletics website, nearly 15 percent of Harvard athletes come from California, while just 12 percent come from non-U.S. countries.

Harvard Stadium
College

Harvard Upgrades Stadium Field

The project, which will bring hybrid turf technology to the Stadium began on April 6 and is set to conclude by June 8.

Central Administration

With NCAAs, Harvard Scores Baskets and Potentially Donations

With a fifth-straight Ivy League title and yet another appearance at the NCAA March Madness tournament, Harvard's men’s basketball team is hitting the (literal) money shot.

Ice on the Charles
College

Winter Weather Forces Athletes To Train Longer Indoors

Due to severe weather conditions that University President Drew G. Faust described as “the snowiest winter on record,” athletic teams have been forced to remain inside longer than usual for practice and conditioning this season.

Dhruv Clarifies
College

UC Votes Down Act Criticizing Final Clubs

The meeting, which ran thirty minutes longer than it was scheduled—at least in part because of lengthy debates about parliamentary procedure—came after controversy erupted over invitations to the Spee’s “pajama party.”

The Other Field of Study
College

Walking On, Trading Off: Athletes Reconsider Varsity Life

The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.

Harvard Stadium for 2024
Harvard in the City

Harvard Could Benefit from 2024 Olympic Bid

If current plans hold and the International Olympic Committee picks Boston, Harvard could host up to 10 events in the 2024 Games.

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Bid documents, released Wednesday, include plans for Harvard venues to host aquatics, fencing, field hockey, tennis, and water polo for the Olympic Games, as well as five others for the Paralympic Games.

Harvard Stadium
Harvard in the City

Boston Captures U.S. Bid for 2024 Olympics

Harvard Stadium could serve as a venue should Boston beat out other contenders when the final decision is made in 2017.

College

Wheaton, Longtime Athletic Dept. Administrator, To Depart

Tim Wheaton, a former head coach of the women’s soccer team, will leave in January to become Colby College’s new athletic director.

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