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Claire Thompson ’20 and Sarah Fillier ’24 help Canada win gold at Beijing Winter Olympics

Both making their Olympic debuts, Thompson ‘20 and Fillier ’24 played all seven games and help Canada claim its first gold medal since 2014. 

Both making their Olympic debuts, Thompson ‘20 and Fillier ’24 played all seven games and help Canada claim its first gold medal since 2014. 

SPORTS | February 21

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Chloe Kim makes history at Beijing Winter Olympics

On Thursday, former Princeton student and Team USA snowboarder Chloe Kim made history by becoming the first woman in Olympic history to win back-to-back gold medals in the halfpipe competition.

On Thursday, former Princeton student and Team USA snowboarder Chloe Kim made history by becoming the first woman in Olympic history to win back-to-back gold medals in the halfpipe competition.

SPORTS | February 10

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Harvard cancels HYP track meet, Princeton to attend Penn State invitational instead

On Thursday Jan. 27, a press release from the Harvard Athletics Department announced the highly anticipated Harvard-Yale-Princeton (HYP) indoor track and field meet would be canceled due to inclement weather.

On Thursday Jan. 27, a press release from the Harvard Athletics Department announced the highly anticipated Harvard-Yale-Princeton (HYP) indoor track and field meet would be canceled due to inclement weather.

SPORTS | January 27

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Kwesi Adofo-Mensah ’03 hired as the Minnesota Vikings’ new general manager

On Wednesday, Jan. 26, the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah ’03 as their next general manager. Adofo-Mensah was one of eight candidates for the position. 

On Wednesday, Jan. 26, the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah ’03 as their next general manager. Adofo-Mensah was one of eight candidates for the position. 

SPORTS | January 27

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‘Bookended by a bonfire’: Tigers take home Ivy League title for first time since 2018

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

NEWS | November 22

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Brad Snyder, Ph.D. candidate at Princeton, wins Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo

Brad Snyder, a PhD in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton who was blinded in 2011 while serving as a Navy lieutenant, won gold last night in the triathlon at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Brad Snyder, a PhD in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton who was blinded in 2011 while serving as a Navy lieutenant, won gold last night in the triathlon at the Tokyo Paralympics.

SPORTS | August 28

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Fred Vystavel ’16 wins bronze for Denmark in men’s pair rowing

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

SPORTS | July 29

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Mohamed Hamza ’23 finishes seventh in men’s foil at the Olympics

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

SPORTS | July 26

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Track and field, softball, crew to compete this weekend

Following the recent advancement to Phase IV, the final stage of the Ivy League’s four-phase plan, Princeton Athletics has released an updated spring competition schedule that includes softball games, track meets, and rowing competitions. This weekend, teams will compete for the first time since the pandemic shuttered Ivy League athletics in March 2020.

Following the recent advancement to Phase IV, the final stage of the Ivy League’s four-phase plan, Princeton Athletics has released an updated spring competition schedule that includes softball games, track meets, and rowing competitions. This weekend, teams will compete for the first time since the pandemic shuttered Ivy League athletics in March 2020.

SPORTS | 04/23/2021

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‘Creating our competitive identity’: Women’s swimming and diving sets eyes on the fall

Coming off a dominant win at the Ivy League championships in 2020, the Princeton women’s swim and dive team was looking forward to defending their title in 2021. Instead, COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the entire season. Now back on track, the team looks forward to next season to try and remain on top. 

Coming off a dominant win at the Ivy League championships in 2020, the Princeton women’s swim and dive team was looking forward to defending their title in 2021. Instead, COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the entire season. Now back on track, the team looks forward to next season to try and remain on top. 

SPORTS | 04/20/2021