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Game Face
Women's Rugby

With 12-Hour Time Differences and Unprecedented Uncertainty, Rugby Standout Sofie Fella Embraces the New Normal

Fella had found her rhythm in her life at Harvard until it was abruptly interrupted in January of 2020.

Game Face
Women's Rugby

Game Face

In a normal year, Fella would be donning the Harvard uniform and advancing the ball downfield.

Huddle Up
Women's Rugby

Huddle Up

While Fella still will be able to maintain a training regimen during the pandemic, she and her other teammates will miss out on in-person camaraderie.

Black Lives Matter
Sports Features

Black Lives Matter

The scoreboard at Oracle Park in San Francisco, where Wednesday's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants was one of three MLB games to be postponed after player conversations.

Bigger than Basketball
Sports Features

Bigger than Basketball

The court at NBA's Walt Disney Bubble, in the moments before the Milwaukee Bucks chose not to take the floor against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

The Champions
Women's Lacrosse

30 Years Later: The Historic Season That Harvard Women’s Lacrosse Was Perfect

It has been 30 years since the Harvard women’s lacrosse team made history. In 1990, the Crimson outscored Maryland 8-7 to win the first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship for a Harvard women's team.

Head Coach
Men's Basketball

Head Coach

Amaker is entering his 14th season as the Crimson's head coach.

Head Coach
Men's Basketball

2020 Vision

I am urging our nation’s young people to “be the change [they] want to see in the world.” I am urging young people, especially the Class of 2020, to share in my vision: a vision in which 2020 is the year we make significant progress on the road to defeat racism and systemic inequality.

Let's Keep It Simple: National Champions
Women's Rugby

It's Lonely at the Top: Women's Rugby, National Champs and Team of the Year

On Mignone Field, in front of a large and boisterous home crowd, the Harvard women’s rugby team defeated Army West Point 18-7 to be named the 2019 National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) National Champions for the first time in program history. After a season full of adversity and a couple stinging losses, the team pulled together to achieve a historic season.

Doubling Down on Youth
Men's Tennis

Doubling Down on Youth

Freshman Ronan Jachuck (front) and sophomore Brian Shi helped Harvard men's tennis sweep Rice in February to move to 5-0. The underclassmen ensure that the Crimson's future is bright.

Doubling Down on Youth
Men's Tennis

Youth Proves to be the Aces of Harvard Tennis in Abbreviated Season

After twin victories over Northwestern and Boston University, the Crimson moved up to No. 11 in the Division I rankings, the team’s highest ranking since 1998 and its third-highest in history. This would be the final spot for Harvard mens’ tennis before the rest of the season was canceled due to the coronavirus.

Stars, Stripes, and Oars
Features

Clark Dean’s Olympic Training Put on Pause

Needless to say, Dean’s training schedule has completely changed since the Olympics were officially postponed. While he was a couple of short months away from peaking, he now has to reverse his training schedule and essentially begin his off-season.

Stars, Stripes, and Oars
Features

Stars, Stripes, and Oars

Clark Dean, pictured in the foreground, helped power these four Americans to a top-eight finish at the 2019 World Championships. The Harvard rower had hoped to earn a chance to replicate this international success at the 2020 Olympics, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put his training schedule in an uncertain place.

Rematch
Features

Coronavirus Puts Harvard Fencer Elizabeth Tartakovsky’s Olympic Dream On Hold

“I know that I’m gonna have to make a tough decision eventually, but I had to make a tough decision last year as well about whether to take a year off or not,” Taratakovsky explained. “And I don’t regret it for a minute.”

31 on the Court
Men's Basketball

Much to Give, Plenty to Prove: Seth Towns Returns Home

“Home is where the heart is,” said Towns in an announcement on Saturday night’s 11PM SportsCenter. “...That opportunity to fight for the city that raised me is so invaluable.”

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