Hall of Fame basketball coach Pat Summitt literally passed the Olympic torch to Chattanooga’s Joe Smith for a leg of its journey to the 1996 Games in Atlanta.
For most athletic equipment manufacturers, producing gear for Olympic athletes would be their ultimate achievement.
BEIJING — A Chinese army officer warned Friday that Islamic separatists are the biggest threat to the Olympics, but a regional official played down the danger.
To the Olympic ideals of higher, faster and stronger, here’s another worthy pursuit: healthier.
Americans who attend the Beijing 2008 Olympics next month will be visiting the capital of one of the world’s oldest and most fascinating cultures.
Hosting the Olympic Games is China’s greatest step in the effort to bring its ancient country fully into the modern world.