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
In the Long Jump, Marion Jones ’97 placed fifth behind Russia — the team that took the gold, silver and bronze — and Australia.
It was a hard day for Jones who also lost any hope for a medal in the 4x100m relay when the team was disqualified because of a botched handoff. Jones tried to hand the baton to teammate Lauryn Williams, but Williams was already out of reach. The disqualification also meant that LaTasha Colander ’98 didn’t get to run the anchor leg.