Peter Hudnut didn't feel any satisfaction after winning silver at the 2008 Olympics. What did he feel like instead? "A loser." It's all the motivation the water polo player needs heading into London.
They came, they saw, they conquered. The Olympic BMXers proved their sport's worth on the world stage is 2008.
Some will debate whether BMX should be an Olympic sport, but the unpredictability of BMX racing and its wide-ranging popularity is why it's destined to become a staple of the Summer Games.
Hours after Team USA dropped its final game against Japan, ESPN.com sat down with outfielder Jessica Mendoza to talk about the future of her sport.
Intense heat, dislocated shoulders, crazy turns ... it was all part of BMX's first day on the Olympic circuit.
When you're competing in the Olympics, maintaining a low profile can be tough...unless your sport is new to the Games.
Destiny is mentioned more often than hard work or mental tenacity at the Games. But Friday, it was impossible to ignore the kismet surrounding Liukin's gold-medal win in the all-around.
Sometimes it is difficult to find the silver lining in a silver medal. For gymnast Alicia Sacramone, Wednesday was that time.
To say the U.S. women's gymnastics team was happy to finish on a good note would be an understatement, as it rebounded just in time to salvage a spot in the team final.
Much has been made recently about age limits in gymnastics. Bela Karolyi, for one, thinks it should never happen.
Just days ago, Alexander Artemev thought he'd be watching the men's gymnastics event from the stands. On Saturday, he helped the U.S. stay in the team title hunt.
Paul Hamm's status is up in the air and the men's team is wide open. So, there is no time for anyone, including these five hopefuls, to slack off at the trials.
The IOC voted to add BMX in 2008 ... but what discipline did they choose?