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Road to Rio is paved with blue and gold

The University of California is sending so many athletes that they make up 8 percent of the U.S. delegation. In all, UC participants are competing in 18 sports under the flags of 27 countries.

UCLA to send 36 to 2016 Olympic Games

A total of 36 UCLA Bruins have made Olympic rosters for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, including 29 current, incoming or former student-athletes.

Coming home

Bruin Dave Roberts’ appointment as the new manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers has made its own kind of history, with the franchise that made Jackie Robinson the first black player in Major League Baseball hiring its first minority manager.

Jackie Robinson's number 42 lives on at UCLA

A monument to Jackie Robinson, one of UCLA’s most celebrated alumni and the first player to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball, was unveiled at a campus ceremony Saturday.

15 UCLA stories from 2015

UCLA Newsroom revisits some of our favorite news items from the year. Publishing resumes on Jan. 4.

The Bruin’s security detail at work

Facilities Management workers began the annual ritual of boxing up the Bruin as the campus prepares for UCLA’s big rivalry football game against the Trojans Nov. 28.

Tackling concussions on the front line

In recent years, investigators from eight UC campuses, including UCLA, have conducted more than 330 research projects in brain injury and traumatic brain injury.
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