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ASU’s Simonovic swimming for Serbia in Rio

On a Sunday afternoon in Rome near the end of June, Arizona State senior Katarina Simonovic stood behind the block at the 53rd Settecolli Trophy International swim meet and pictured the perfect race, a race that could punch her ticket to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero.

Tempe native dives into first Olympics

Each dive an Olympian takes is only about two seconds long. But when synchronized diver Sam Dorman finally plunges into the pool at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio on Wednesday, it will be the culmination of a nine-year journey.

Visually impaired ASU alum shooting for gold

He stands 50 meters from the target, right hand fully extended, wrist slightly bent. He takes one step to the left, cocks his head and lines up with the target from the left side.

Phelps to carry flag for Team USA

RIO DE JANEIRO — When Michael Phelps began training at Arizona State University last year, he brought a spotlight to the school and its swim program led by his coach Bob Bowman.

Former Cardinals coach Dennis Green dies at 67

PHOENIX — Former Arizona Cardinals and Minnesota Vikings head coach Dennis Green died late Thursday due to complications from cardiac arrest. He was 67.