WASHINGTON -- Construction delays at the Olympic venues in Athens are becoming a security issue, and congressmen are concerned about the safety of U.S. athletes.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The boos nearly drowned out "The Star-Spangled Banner," and a few dozen fans chanted "Osama! Osama!" as the United States was eliminated by Mexico in Olympic men's soccer qualifying.
The boos nearly drowned out The Star-Spangled Banner, and a few dozen fans chanted "Osama! Osama!" as the United States was eliminated by Mexico in Olympic men's soccer qualifying Tuesday.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Already missing the U.S. baseball team, the Athens Olympics would be without the men's soccer squad, too, unless the Americans win at Mexico on Tuesday night.
SYDNEY - Half of the United States' women's weightlifting team took the day off from training Sunday. But their hands were far from idle. They kept them busy clapping for Tara Nott. One of two U.S. lifters competing in the women's 48kg class, the Colorado Springs, Colo. resident won America's first weightlifting medal in 16 years, earning a silver in the first women's weightlifting session in Olympic history. Nott tied her own American records with a snatch of 82.5kg, a 102.5kg clean and jerk for a 185kg total.