The Beijing Olympics picked up speed Sunday, with Michael Phelps again taking center stage atop the medal platform.
The carefully crafted beauty that is China was on display for all the world to see Friday night.
BEIJING — Mariel Zagunis stood proudly atop the podium, the first American to do so at these Olympics.
BEIJING — With day one of the Beijing Olympics almost done, the U.S. medal count was nonexistent. Cuba, Uzbekistan and 16 other countries all had bragging rights over the Americans. The closest thing to glory was a Colorado resident winning gold for the Czech Republic.
BEIJING — Michael Phelps isn’t just living up to his ridiculously high expectations. He’s exceeding them.