Winning the country's first Olympic water polo title was grueling enough. Celebrating the title might be more exhausting.
Usain Bolt got the gold medal and another world record, too, anchoring the Jamaicans to victory in 36.84 seconds Saturday night to cap off his second straight 3-for-3 Olympics.
Michael Phelps helped his American team trounce a European all-star team in the Duel in the Pool.
Any thoughts of a Tyson Gay vs. Asafa Powell showdown at the Penn Relays in a sort of Beijing Olympics preview were scuttled when the Jamaican withdrew.
Marleen Veldhuis won her second gold medal of the European Championships Thursday, dominating the 100-meter freestyle.
Russia's Olga Savialova won the women's 15-kilometer cross-country pursuit event Sunday at the Nordic World Ski Championships.
Gail Devers and Allen Johnson gave the United States a hurdles sweep at the World Indoors.
World and Olympic champion Ian Thorpe improved his own world record in the 400-meter freestyle Tuesday, clocking 3 minutes, 40.08 seconds to win the Commonwealth Games gold medal at Manchester's Aquatic Center.