Leap of faith ends in long jump pit
Marion Jones dreamt of going where no athlete has dared to go before. A red flag in the hands of a long jump pit official chased away that dream, leaving Marion with a bronze.
El Guerrouj stunned in 1500m
The world record holder came to Sydney to forget his Atlanta heartbreak. Sydney provided him with another.
Hockey team finishes seventh
A vastly-improved showing saw the boys beat Argentina 3-1 in their concluding match.
American, Cuban in semi-final slugfest
It was the highest scoring and most remarkable fight of the Olympics. The American won ... by just a point.
Teen triumphs in strongwoman stakes
17-year-old Kamila Skolimowska easily wins the women's inaugural Olympic hammer gold.
Aussie women win third hockey gold in four Olympics
The hosts beat Argentina 3-1 in the final to add to their triumphs in Seoul in 1988 and Atlanta four years ago.
Zamorano double gives Chile soccer bronze
US goes down tamely in drab play-off match.
US, Cuba leading contenders for 4x100m relay
The two countries posted the fastest timings in the heats though the US were the only ones to run under 38 secs.
India out of 4x400 relay
Another race, but the same old story as the Indian quartet finished 5th in its heat in the four-lap relay.
'I was overwhelmed,' says Paulomi
'It felt like I was playing against men,' says the Calcutta teenager who represented India in the women's table tennis event in Sydney.
Indian men out of 4x100 relay
The first heat of the morning, in the men's 4x100 relay, saw the Indian team finishing a poor seventh. Bad baton-changing, what else? Meanwhile, no surprise, Maurice Greene anchors the US to the fastest qualifying time.
Indian women out of 4x100 relay
The women's quartet emulated the men, finishing last in their heat. Jamaica, the Bahamas and USA impressed among the teams on view.
Gurmeet Kaur out of women's javelin
Yet another Indian athlete raised eyebrows with a performance way below par.
Estonian survives controversy to take decathlon gold
Thirty-year-old Eric Nool, reinstated in the discus after his three throws were originally all ruled fouls, ran a magnificent final 1,500 metres to take the title.
Pole walks into history
Robert Korzeniowski became the only man in history to win golds, in the same Games, in the 20km and 50km walk.
Ion Tiriac to quit over Raducaan issue
The high-profile head of the Romanian Olympic Committee has decided to give up his job -- another fallout of the Andreea Raducan drug bust.
Cuban protests dismissed
Cuban boxers who filed a protest against unfair judging were turned down by the sport's governing body.
Norway win women's soccer with golden goal
Substitute Dagny Mellgren scored the decisive goal to deny reigning Olympic and World champions the US the gold.
Kafelnikov proves them wrong
Big bang marks Games goodbye
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