Focus On Connecticut's Olympians: Stories, Video And More

Focus On Connecticut's Olympians: Stories, Video And More

A place to focus on the contingent of Olympians with ties to Connecticut. Stories, video and photos!

 There Was Nobody Faster In 1952 Than Hartford's Lindy Remigino

7:02 PM EDT, July 28, 2012

Jeff Jacobs: There Was Nobody Faster In 1952 Than Hartford's Lindy Remigino

Holding two Olympic gold medals in his 81-year-old hands, Lindy Remigino breaks into laughter. The medals show their age. The stories do not. The stories never grow old.

Former Weaver High Star Daundre Barnaby Qualifies For Olympics

11:51 PM EDT, July 9, 2012

Former Weaver High Star Daundre Barnaby Qualifies For Olympics

When Daundre Barnaby won the Canadian championship in the 400 meters at the Canadian Track and Field Trials two weeks ago, he was met with the typical parade of well-wishers.

Former Husky Rudy Gay Left Off U.S. Olympic Team Roster

8:37 PM EDT, July 7, 2012

Former Husky Rudy Gay Left Off U.S. Olympic Team Roster

Five members of the gold medal winning lineup at the 2008 Bejing Games were included in the 12-man U.S. Olympic basketball team announced by USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Saturday.

Making Olympics A Sweet Treat For Rower LaCava

9:19 PM EDT, July 3, 2012

Making Olympics A Sweet Treat For Rower LaCava

As a lightweight rower in college, Nick LaCava's metabolism was pretty high. He could eat whatever he wanted.

2:19 PM EDT, July 10, 2012

Video: Nick Lacava, Teammates After Earning Olympic Spot

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 Simsbury's Sara Hendershot Rows Way To Olympics

7:19 PM EDT, June 30, 2012

Lori Riley: Simsbury's Sara Hendershot Rows Way To Olympics

They were down a boat length quickly, right after the start of the race to determine who would go to the Olympics.

Glastonbury's Cabral Makes Olympic Dream Come True

7:29 PM EDT, June 29, 2012

Glastonbury's Cabral Makes Olympic Dream Come True

— When the finalists for the 3,000-meter steeplechase emerged from under the grandstand at Hayward Field and onto the historic track Thursday at the Olympic trials, Glastonbury's Donn Cabral was hard to miss.

Glastonbury's Donn Cabral Qualifies For Olympics

10:07 AM EDT, June 29, 2012

Glastonbury's Donn Cabral Qualifies For Olympics

Donn Cabral of Glastonbury, a recent Princeton graduate, qualified for the London Olympics in the 3,000 meter steeplechase Thursday night at the U.S. Track and Field trials in Eugene, Ore.

9:57 AM EDT, July 10, 2012

Ex-UConn Field Hockey Star Melissa Gonzalez To Olympics

Ex-UConn Field Hockey Star To Olympics

9:12 PM EDT, June 2, 2012

Lori Riley: UConn Grad Looking To Make Olympics In Field Hockey

When Melissa Gonzalez first went to UConn, she was a soccer recruit.

Waterbury Native Bringing Long-Distance Glory To Croatia

9:55 AM EDT, July 19, 2012

Lori Riley: Waterbury Native Bringing Long-Distance Glory To Croatia

Most runners don't move from the United States to Croatia and become Olympic marathoners.

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