The U.S. has sent nearly 600 athletes to Beijing for the Olympic Games. But who are they? America's new set of Olympians are from 47 of the 50 states -- as well as athletes who were born in 28 other countries -- and includes identical twins, ... SI.com, 3 days ago
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BEIJING -- On Friday morning, Lopez Lomong sat before a room full of journalists and was asked to tell his story. Twenty-six minutes later, he stopped. And if this constitutes the longest press conference soliloquy that many in attendance had ever ...SI.com, 3 days ago
Over the recent history of Olympic track and field, events on the grass in the middle of the stadium have produced some of the greatest stars in the history of the sport, including Carl Lewis of the U.S. (four consecutive gold medals in the long ...SI.com, 3 days ago
Those who witnessed the moment would remember it clearly, both for the setting and for the emotional rise and fall that accompanied it. The shot put competition at the 2004 Olympics took place 115 miles from Athens, at the site of the original ...SI.com, 3 days ago
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