Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Philip DiStefano, NCAA Board of Governors convene constitutional convention

July 30, 2021

CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano joined the rest of the NCAA Board of Governors in voting to convene a constitutional convention in November that could usher in major transformation for the NCAA.

Flora Duffy, a former Buff, holds her Olympic Gold medal

Buffs celebrating gold, silver and more at the Tokyo Olympics

Flora Duffy, a triathlon athlete and alumna, won a gold medal for Bermuda at the Summer Games. Colorado track and field alumna Morgan Pearson anchored Team USA to an Olympic Silver in the first-ever mixed triathlon relay. Follow along as several carry the torch of CU's proud history of Buffs at the Olympic Games.

A collage of CU Boulder alumni competing in the Olympics

Buffs Olympic dreams begin

July 23, 2021

At 7 a.m. on Friday, July 23 in Colorado, those up and awake watched the long-awaited opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, where six University of Colorado alumni will be representing Team USA during the next two weeks

Infographic showing CU Boulder's Olympic Games legacy

CU Boulder holds Olympic Games legacy

July 15, 2021

Since 1948, the university has produced over 90 Olympic athletes who have competed in events across the globe. In honor of the upcoming Tokyo Games, here’s a look at CU’s storied history of Olympians.

The CU men's basketball team plays an opponent at the CU Events Center.

Philip DiStefano, Rick George discuss name, image, likeness rules

July 8, 2021

With new state legislation and a recent change in NCAA policy, student-athletes can now receive compensation for use of their name, image and likeness. Chancellor Philip DiStefano and Athletic Director Rick George address what the changes mean and how CU Athletics has been getting ready.

Emma Coburn, center, and Val Constien, right, on the podium after the 2020 USATF Olympic Trials steeplechase finals

Emma Coburn, Val Constien heading to Olympics as steeplechase competitors

June 28, 2021

For the second time, Colorado track and field will have two Buffs compete at the same time in the Olympics––in the women's steeplechase. Emma Coburn and Val Constien finished first and third, respectively, in recent Olympic trials.

Fans cheer on the Buffs in a packed Folsom Field stadium

CU athletic facilities moving to 100% capacity

June 23, 2021

With the state lifting pandemic capacity restrictions, the university's four main athletic facilities for fall sports––Folsom Field, CU Events Center, Prentup Field and the South Campus tennis complex––will be hosting full crowds starting in August.

Men's basketball head coach Tad Boyle on sidelines

Buffaloes announce 2021–22 nonconference schedule

June 23, 2021

Three NCAA Tournament teams and five-star caliber players are set to visit Boulder during the 2021–22 CU men's basketball nonconference schedule, head coach Tad Boyle has announced.

UCHealth Champions Center

UCHealth, CU Athletics strengthen partnership

June 17, 2021

The new collaboration will deliver engaging programming, as well as information for fans, the community, students and athletes; the agreement also renames the Champions Center.

Colorado's McKinley Wright IV, left, drives past a Cal player during a Pac-12 Conference basketball game

McKinley Wright IV invited to NBA Draft Combine

June 17, 2021

Wright, the Buffs' all-time leader in assists and a three-time All-Pac-12 Conference first team selection, is one of 69 players expected to attend this year's draft combine in Chicago.

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