Summer Olympics

Gold medalist Dana Vollmer of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony after setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (credit: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Granbury Beaming After Vollmer Wins Olympic Gold

North Texan Dana Vollmer is an Olympic gold winner and her hometown of Granbury couldn’t be prouder. Leaders say Vollmer can expect an exuberant welcome home after her record-breaking performance.


A woman boxer has her gloves removed after boxing. (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

North Texas Female Boxers Hope To Get In Olympic Ring

There is one sport at the Summer Olympics that women have never been able to participate in – boxing. But, the door will open for them in 2012 and several North Texans hope to make the team.