20 Questions Tuesday: Lia Neal

Lia Neal became the first African-American woman to medal at two Olympics, following up her 2012 debut with another podium place in Rio in 2016. The Stanford leader has had an incredible journey from New York to California, and to all the places here and abroad where she’s inspired young people and carved out a historical journey for herself along the way. She talks about that in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.

Pac-12 Team Win for 1st Day of Meet
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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - An impressive start to say the least. In the only two races on Day One of the 2017 Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships, the Stanford women's swimming and diving team tallied two victories, an American and NCAA record, and the fastest 50-yard freestyle split ever recorded.  

Lia Reflects on What Manuel’s Gold Mean for Sports
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Manuel woke up Friday morning to confirmation that her victory in the 100-meter freestyle a few hours earlier had not been a dream.