The rock-solid confidence of Amanda Smock's dad, who died in 2009, helped her push past disappointment to reach London.
Updated: July 25, 2012, - 12:21 PM
Want to be sure to keep tabs on athletes with Minnesota ties competing in the Olympics for Team USA? Here is a quick rundown of all 14, including when they compete and how to find them on Twitter.
Updated: July 25, 2012, - 06:41 AM
Once a girl simply seeking a good swordfight, St. Paul's Susie Scanlan figures to find plenty in London.
Updated: July 24, 2012, - 06:48 AM
Eight-time gold medalist in Beijing will "limit" his events in London to seven, skipping the 200 free to get some rest.
Updated: July 03, 2012, - 12:16 AM
The five-time Olympian recorded the third-fastest time in the 50-meter freestyle semifinals.
Updated: July 01, 2012, - 08:03 PM
After dropping out of the scene in 2003, Anthony Ervin didn't expect a chance to win any more medals.
Updated: July 01, 2012, - 08:31 AM
The former Gophers runner won an appeal to remain in the 1,500 finals.
Updated: July 01, 2012, - 08:19 AM
The much-medaled champ missed the 100 backstroke cut, but she has one more chance and is ready for what comes.
Updated: June 30, 2012, - 08:48 AM
Rachel Bootsma will live her Olympic dream. The Eden Prairie swimmer secured a spot in the London Games with a second-place finish in the 100-meter backstroke.
Updated: June 29, 2012, - 12:40 PM