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2020 Tokyo Olympics

UConn in the Olympics: Bird and Taurasi win their fifth gold; Gabby Williams claims bronze

The Olympics are winding down but not before the Husky hoopers grab their medals.

UConn in the Olympics: Steph Labbé carries Canada to a gold medal

Team USA basketball also advanced to the gold medal game while Gabby Williams and France will try to take home bronze.

UConn in the Olympics: Stewart powers Team USA to semifinals

Gabby Williams also hit some crucial free throws to help send France to the semifinals.

UConn in the Olympics: Giffey, Germany knocked out by Slovenia

Aaliyah Edwards and Kia Nurse will also depart from Tokyo after Canada was eliminated in the group stage.

UConn in the Olympics: Charles, Stewart leads Team USA past Williams’ France

Steph Labbé also advanced to the gold medal match with a shutout against the USWNT while Cecile Pieper and Germany were eliminated.

UConn in the Olympics: Despite 14 points from Nurse, Canada falls in final group stage game to Spain

Also, Gavin Edwards and Japan saw their time at the Olympics come to an end.

UConn in the Olympics: Upton’s Ireland squad bounced in pool play

Cecile Pieper’s squad also dropped their first game of the Olympics while Niels Giffey and Germany secured a spot in the knockout round.

UConn in the Olympics: Labbé’s heroics in penalties send Canada to semifinals

Breanna Stewart also recorded a double-double in Team USA’s win over Japan.

UConn WBB Weekly: Stef Dolson reflects on becoming the latest Husky to win gold at Olympics

Dolson joins a long list of Husky alumna to achieve the highest Olympic honor.

UConn in the Olympics: Canada women’s basketball bounces back with a win

Meanwhile, Gavin Edwards and Japan fell to 0-2.

UConn in the Olympics: Stef Dolson wins gold with USA 3x3

Dolson becomes the 10th former Husky to take home a gold medal at the Olympics.

UConn in the Olympics: Bird, Taurasi help Team USA past Nigeria

USA 3x3 also took its first loss while Steph Labbé returned from injury.

UConn in the Olympics: Nurse scores 16 for Canada in loss to Serbia

USA 3x3 also secured a bye to the semifinals while Gavin Edwards made his Olympic debut with Japan.

UConn in the Olympics: USA 3x3 survives test from Russia to stay undefeated

Cecile Pieper and Germany also opened up with a win over Great Britain.

UConn in the Olympics: Opening Ceremonies recap; Róisín Upton makes history for Ireland

Stef Dolson and USA 3x3 also won its first two games in convincing fashion.

Preview: UConn represented by 14 athletes in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The current and former UConn stars will represent six different countries in five different competitions.

UConn WBB Weekly: The biggest UConn storylines at the Tokyo Olympics

From Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi looking for their fifth gold medal to the importance of these games for Aaliyah Edwards, these are four things to keep an eye on over the next couple weeks.

Katie Lou Samuelson to miss Olympics after contracting COVID-19

Despite being fully vaccinated, Samuelson will not be allowed to participate in the 3x3 competition.

Former Huskies Niels Giffey and Gavin Edwards to play in Tokyo Olympics

Giffey qualified with Germany and Edwards was named to the team for host country Japan.

Former UConn star Gabby Williams named to French Olympic team

Williams will be the 10th former UConn women’s basketball player heading to Tokyo.

Aaliyah Edwards, Kia Nurse named to Canadian Olympic team

Edwards is the youngest player on the Canadian roster

Stefanie Dolson, Katie Lou Samuelson named to US 3x3 Olympic team

Two UConn women’s basketball alumni will play in the first Olympic 3x3 basketball competition.

UConn WBB Weekly: How the five former Huskies reacted to making the 2021 Olympic roster

Like always, the U.S. women’s basketball team has plenty of UConn representation.

Chasing Perfection: Yes, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi still deserve to be on the US Olympic Team

Even though the two players are heading to their fifth Olympic Games, they’re still two of the best guards in the national team pool.

Five former UConn women’s basketball stars make USA Olympic roster

As is tradition with USA women’s hoops, former Huskies will make up nearly half the squad in Tokyo.

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