July 22, 2021
Carolina fans had 14 Tar Heels to cheer on during the pandemic-delayed 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Nine competed for U.S. teams and five for other countries. As the Paralympics wrapped up Sept....Read More
July 19, 2021
After a year of campus challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Carolina athletics delivered some good news to Tar Heel supporters in July: The department managed to avoid — by far — the deep...Read More
July 2, 2021
A third consecutive field hockey national championship and eight other teams’ top-10 national finishes in NCAA post-season competition propelled Carolina to a fourth-place finish in the 2020-21 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup. It is the...Read More
When Argentina beat the United States in the semifinals Friday, the U.S. Men’s Basketball Team lost any chance for gold.
The Argentinians led by five points at halftime, and widened that lead to 13 points by the end of the third quarter. The Americans closed the gap slightly but the game ended 89-81 in Argentina’s favor. The era of American dominance on the Olympic stage was over.
The USA had won the basketball gold medal at the previous three editions of the Olympic Games and many believed a fourth consecutive gold was a foregone conclusion.