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The London Olympics

Greg Hansen: Lost shot at Olympic medal after back injury can't keep Camerena-Williams down

To win a gold or silver medal at the London Olympics, Jill Camarena-Williams needed to throw the shot put about 68 feet, nothing less. Even when you are the American- record holder, as Camarena-Williams is, a throw of 68 feet is a life-changing, money-in-your-bank-account, name-in-the-record…

September 13, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…

Olympic trials: Tucsonan one step closer to making team

OMAHA, Neb. — Sahuaro High School graduate Caitlin Leverenz is one step closer to making the U.S. Olympic swim team.

June 25, 2012 1:06 pmLoading…

Shooting: Army unit helps local marksmen keep eye on Olympics

Trap shooter Josh Richmond will compete in the London Olympics this summer, a three-week stretch that will certainly be the most exciting and stressful time of his life.

May 18, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…

Norwegian swimming champ dies in Arizona

STOCKHOLM — Alexander Dale Oen, a world champion swimmer who was one of Norway’s top medal hopes for the London Olympics, died from cardiac arrest after collapsing in his bathroom during a training camp in Flagstaff, Ariz. He was 26.

May 01, 2012 8:43 amLoading…

Hansen: Former UA track star meets current star, hopes son brings record back to family

Until they squeezed into a booth at the Cheesecake Factory last fall, the only place Nick Ross and James Frazier had ever met was on page 51 of the UA’s track and field media guide.

March 29, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…

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