Crowds have always been an integral part of sport. Fans is what we call them.
Dive right in
If you thought diving was a spectator sport, take one look into this slide show. You'll be suprised.
A day at the races
The speed merchants, on a day of emotional highs and lows.
For these athletes, it's the fruit of years of toil.
The sport of synchronised swimming has a rich history. Find out all about it.
All in a day's work
Action in track and field.
The 100m finals.
The blue riband of every Olympics.
Poetry in motion
The gymnastics competion got underway at the Sydney Games in grand style with the world's best gymnasts strutting their stuff.
The record breaking dutch couple - A photo feature.
All the stickwork to capture your imagination.
The Olympic Parade
The Parade of champions : past, present and future.
The torch-lighting ceremony, in spectacular colour.
See the best of the awesome opening ceremony of the first Olympics of the new millenium.
Just a day before the Games get underway, the performers rehearse one last time to celebrate the greatest games ever.
New Olympic Events
What's New at the Sydney Olympiad?
The introduction of exciting disciplines! Whoever's decided
the new disciplines deserves a medal.
'Olympian' is a lofty word, evoking as it does images of
supermen and women who, for a brief moment in time,
condescend to parade before us their supreme skills.
Olympic medals release
There are some things in life money can't buy. An Olympic medal might probably top that list for a sports enthusiast. The medals for the 2000 Sydney Olympics were unveiled during a press conference at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.
The Olympic Village
The Olympic Village for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games in Homebush is located at Newington, adjoining Sydney Olympic Park
Emotion in motion
The Olympics is about records, and gold medals and national pride, yes.
To achieve is the basic emotion, the driving force, of the sportsman.
It is this emotion, expressed through incredible motion, that the slide show to follow celebrates
The interlocking circles were designed in 1913 by France's Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the IOC, for a 1914 World Olympic Congress in Paris. The history of the Olympic rings.
There was a time when a 10.4 second sprint produced gasps of awe. Today, 10.4 seconds wouldn't get you into an Olympic final.
So ask yourself this -- will the day come when the nine second barrier is shattered? If that sounds impossible, check this slide show out. Trace the evolution of the sprint record. And you will probably find reason to believe that when a determined man gets set on the starting blocks, anything is possible.
Check the spots all set for action in Sydney during the Olympic fortnight.
The Olympic Stadium
The centrepiece of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games is also the largest outdoor venue in Olympic history. A slide-show.
Sydney - The Olympics City
For only the second time since 1896, the Olympics will be staged in the southern hemisphere. Check the city!