Gold Medal Fans
In the spirit of the Games, fans from all nations cheer and taunt each other but for the most part they get along.
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Trials Test Olympic Hopefuls
An unfolding drug scandal involving six of track and field's biggest names threatens to overwhelm the U.S. trials.
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Making a Splash in Long Beach
For Michael Phelps and others, a trip to the Athens begins with the U.S. swimming trials in Long Beach, Calif.
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Swimming's Wonder Boy
Just 10 months out of high school, Michael Phelps is expected to be the most decorated athlete in Athens.
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If Athens will be remembered as a richly atmospheric Olympics, it also had to be credited as modern and well-organized, which no one would have predicted.