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Hawaiian volleyball players bring culture, friendship...

Three of the four players from Hawaii, Kana’i Akana and Wil Stanley of the men’s team and Kiani Moea’i of the women’s team, all graduated from the same school in Honolulu, Punahou School. Though just a small part of the BYU volley program, the three players have already made an impact.

BYU freshman qualifies for 2020 Olympic...

At just 18 years old, Sproul is one of the youngest Olympic prospects to ever come out of BYU. As a freshman, Sproul has only been competing at the collegiate level for about four months.

BYU men’s volleyball rebounds after road...

BYU men’s volleyball defeated No. 14 University of Southern California in four sets to one at home Feb. 16 after a rough string of road losses.

BYU senior qualifies for second Olympic...

Read or listen to a Portuguese translation  Payton Sorenson isn’t just a good swimmer: he's a world-class swimmer. At just 27 years old, Sorenson has...

BYU gymnastics records highest season-opening score...

BYU women’s gymnastics lost to the University of Utah on Jan. 10, trailing 196.475 to No. 3 Utah’s 197.250.

Games on? Calgary vote shakes up...

Does anyone really want to host the Winter Olympics? Residents in Calgary answered that question with a resounding "No," and now the International Olympic Committee has some soul-searching to do. Again.

Former Olympians find continued success as...

BYU is known for a variety of things such as its religious commitments, subsidized tuition, and athletic programs. Something that isn't often recognized about the university is the amount of Olympians who call BYU their alma mater.

World Anti-Doping Agency reinstates Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency reinstated Russia on Thursday despite a wave of protests, ending the nearly three-year suspension of the country's drug-testing program because of a state-sponsored doping scheme.

Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten...

MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder. Ten...

Olympic Exploratory Committee gives 2030 bid...

Editor's note: this story pairs with "Utah's Olympic venues need almost $40 million in repairs." Salt Lake City could become the fourth location to host...

Gov. Herbert signs resolution for Utah...

Gov. Gary Herbert, R-Utah, ceremoniously signed a concurrent resolution saying that Utah is, "ready, willing, and able" to host another winter Olympic games. The Olympic exploratory committee has put together a report and will attempt to bid for the 2026 or 2030 winter games.

AP Explains: What to expect from...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's recent abrupt push to improve ties with South Korea wasn't totally unexpected, as the country has a...
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Cougars beat Idaho State, say goodbye to senior players in final home game

BYU beat Idaho State in a blowout game 42-10 on Saturday, Nov. 16. It was the final home game of the season and the last win the team needed to be eligible to play in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve.

BYU women’s volleyball falls to San Diego for second time in the 2019 season

BYU fell to San Diego (18-25, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16, 9-15) in a five-set match between the top two teams of the West Coast Conference on Friday, Nov. 15. Before the game, the teams were tied, the Cougars at a 22-3 overall record and 13-1 in the WCC with the Toreros sitting a at 20-5 overall record and 13-1 in the WCC. San Diego now sits comfortably atop the WCC with the win and has a strong chance of capturing the WCC title.
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