Category Archives: Olympics

yale's jacobson and u.s. teammates take team bronze

Courtesy of BEIJING (AP) — Yale alum Sada Jacobson lunged at her opponent and landed one last touch. Then she walked off the strip, pausing briefly to encourage a teammate. With that, Jacobson’s work for American fencing was done. … Continue reading

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smart and cross help americans to surprise silver

Courtesy of BEIJING (AP) — Evgenia Lamanova figures Russia’s gold medal in women’s team foil fencing could restore some honor to a country struggling both at the Olympics and at home. Russia won the gold medal with an easy … Continue reading

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Columbia's Williams Helps U.S. Nab Silver

Courtesy of BEIJING (AP) – There Keeth Smart was again – a point away from victory, a point away from defeat. His American fencing teammates feared the worst. “I think we were just bracing ourselves,” Jason Rogers said. “We … Continue reading

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yale's jacobson takes first ivy medal in beijing

U.S. fencer Sada Jacobson became the first Ivy Leaguer to claim a medal in Beijing, as the Yalie captured the silver in the women’s individual sabre at Day One of the Games. Jacobson, who took home a bronze in the … Continue reading

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