Cal women’s tennis hosts resurgent No. 6 Pepperdine

Four additional players in Pepperdine’s lineup are highlighted in the top-100 singles rankings, and collectively, the Waves’ front six pair up to produce three of the top-60 doubles teams. Meanwhile, the Bears (4-3), have been reliant on a talented but inexperienced group of freshmen in the early going.
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Cal men’s water polo loses to Pacific, routs Pepperdine

The clang of the metal chair against the hard concrete wall reverberated through Spieker Aquatic Complex on Saturday afternoon. Odysseas Masmanidis, enraged by his team’s 11-10 loss to Pacific, had put the full force of his body behind his throw, echoing his and his team’s frustration over their close defeat.
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An Olympic first

Sarah Attar, who is eligible to compete for Saudi Arabia because her father was born there, is one of the first two Saudi Arabian women to ever compete in the Olympics. Judo competitor Wodjan Shaherkhani, born in Mecca, is the other. In the first Olympics since the Arab Spring began two years ago, Brunei, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are all sending women for the first time. A female athlete will represent each of the 204 countries in the Olympics for the first time in the history of the competition.
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