Bidding the Games a Farewell
Dan O'Brien (pictured) provided just one of many memorable moments at the Atlanta Games. Post writer William Gildea reviews the memories he'll bring home from Atlanta.
NBC's Coverage: A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
The Post's Leonard Shapiro spent some serious hours in front of the television during the Olympics. And when it was all over, he was left with mixed emotions. Find out what Shapiro loved and hated when it came to NBC's Olympic coverage.
Atlanta Gets Its Curtain Call
The Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta came to a close Sunday night, after two weeks of athletic competition between 197 countries and over 11,000 athletes -- the most ever in an Olympic Games. The Games closed with International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch praising the city of Atlanta, but notably failing to call the game as "the greatest in Olympic history" -- a phrase that has become routine in his Closing Ceremonies speeches.
Columnists on the Games
Michael Wilbon (pictured) praises the stellar defense played by the U.S. women's basketball team. Tony Kornheiser writes about what he will remember most from the 1996 Olympics: inflatable beer cans. Norman Chad offers a final critique of NBC's Olympics coverage and Thomas Boswell believes this was the first true American Olympics since 1924.
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