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Eric The Eel

By Craig Lord SYDNEY, Sept. 20. ERIC Moussambani, from Equatorial Guinea, learned to swim in January when his nation established its first aquatics federation. Yesterday he stepped onto his blocks

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By Craig Lord SYDNEY, Sept. 20. PENNY Heyns, the South African who is the only woman ever to win both the 100 and 200 metres Olympic breaststroke titles, announced her

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By Phillip Whitten & Michael Collins SYDNEY, September 20. On the fifth night of competition, America decided to spoil the Aussie party. In perhaps the biggest upset in a meet

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By Eric Velazquez Baker’s Dozen Heads to Semis, Earns Berth in Medal Round Sydney, Australia—For a team that has lived, worked, practiced, and played together for the better part of

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Olympic Day 4 Finals

By Phillip Whitten & Michael Collins SYDNEY, Sept. 19. It's the half-way point of the swimming portion of the Olympics. Excitement is still at a fever pitch and every event

Olympic Day 5 Prelims

By Phillip Whitten and Michael Collins SYDNEY, September 20. Women's 100 Free Prelims Top 16 advance to semi-finals: 1. De Bruijn NED 54.77 2. Torres USA 55.12 3. Thompson USA

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By Phillip Whitten & Michael Collins SYDNEY, September 18. This evening, the third night of competition at the 2000 Olympic Games, was destined to belong to Australia. In particular, one

USA Women’s Water Polo Stays Unbeaten

By Eric Velazquez Team USA Women Thrash Their Way to 7-5 Victory Sydney, Australia—A few bumps, scratches, and torn suits aside, the U.S. women’s water polo team came away squeaky

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Olympic Photos from Day 3 Prelims

By Michael Collins Sydney – The swimming venue continues to be one of the hottest tickets of the Olympics. Here are shots of the action from the prelims on day