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University of Texas at Austin Explores its Tradition of Olympic Athletes

Event: The University of Texas at Austin has a deep tradition of athletics beyond football, baseball and basketball. Longhorn swimmers, divers and track and field athletes have made names for themselves beyond Texas on the national and international stages via the Olympics. From 1936 to 2010, 139 University of Texas at Austin student athletes have…   » Continue Reading

Lance Armstrong, Drug Use in Elite Sports Topics of Lecture by Renowned Authority

Event: Dr. Verner Moeller, a top international scholar at Denmark's Aarhus University, will be the guest speaker at The University of Texas at Austin's first McCraw Lecture of 2010-11. Moeller will discuss doping and the media in elite sports, focusing on whether or not media allegations that seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has…   » Continue Reading

The University of Texas at Austin Starts Program to Examine Intersection of Sports, Media and Culture

The College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin has established the Texas Program in Sports and Media to foster interdisciplinary dialogue and research on sports, media and culture.