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Vince Carter Taking Us Into The Weekend

Here is one of the greatest dunks we have ever watched by one of the greatest dunkers we have ever witnessed. On this day 15 years ago, Vince Carter dunked over French center Frederic Weis in the Sydney Olympics. 15 more words


On This Day: Sydney Opening Ceremony Previews Epic 2000 Summer Olympics

Cathy Freeman with Olympic Torch at 2000 Sydney Opening Ceremony (AP Photo/Robert F. Pukaty)

By Brynn Henderson

Today, September 15, marks exactly 15 years since… 273 more words


Let the Games go on

Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

I’m told the Sydney 2000 Olympics were a bloody great time for this city. Sydney turned on its blue skies, love of barbecues, sports betting and good old-fashioned Australian efficiency. 481 more words

Sydney Swimming

The local Grand Master

At his unassuming Yarraville club, the man who helped make taekwondo an Olympic sport shares his half-century of expertise.

In a way, Young Youl Oh had Bruce Lee to thank for his new life. 527 more words


Olympic Mystery Solved

SYDNEY, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The lycra body suit that Cathy Freeman wore to light the cauldron at the Sydney Olympics may have been returned 14 years after it went missing from her dressing room, the Australian Olympic Committee said on Tuesday. 201 more words


Surviving the heat while the world's watching

A Writer on how the story often gets told regardless.

THE world will be watching Brisbane, Queensland, for the upcoming G20 economic summit in the city. 610 more words