Olympic Mettle

This evening's spectacle of 2008 drummers and a cast of 14,000 actors portraying 5,000 years of Chinese history officially opens the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Tomorrow, the best athletes from a record 204 countries will begin competing in 32 different types of sports to bring home the gold for their country. Check back here daily for results, trivia and a running medal count.

The Bigger Picture: What's your strong suit? Whether its endurance, strength, speed, accuracy or perseverance, we hope that watching the best of the best will inspire you to work that much harder at beating your own personal benchmark for athletic accomplishment.
Leave a Comment