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  1. 2012 London Olympics -- Water polo player Peter Hudnut returns fo...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    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.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  2. A Bigger Victory

    Alyssa Roenigk

    They came, they saw, they conquered. The Olympic BMXers proved their sport's worth on the world stage is 2008.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2008
  3. BMX's unpredictability makes it a predictable success at Olympics...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2008
  4. Mendoza leads players in 'united' statement to IOC

    Alyssa Roenigk

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  5. Drama, dislocated shoulders, deep turns … and that's just Da...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Intense heat, dislocated shoulders, crazy turns ... it was all part of BMX's first day on the Olympic circuit.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2008
  6. BMX Olympic Countdown

    Alyssa Roenigk

    When you're competing in the Olympics, maintaining a low profile can be tough...unless your sport is new to the Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2008
  7. Liukin brings home the gold her father nearly had

    Alyssa Roenigk

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2008
  8. Team final result should not define Sacramone

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Sometimes it is difficult to find the silver lining in a silver medal. For gymnast Alicia Sacramone, Wednesday was that time.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  9. Heart, not mistakes, defines U.S. women's performance in qualifie...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  10. Karolyi says age limit would rob gymnasts of golden opportunity

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Much has been made recently about age limits in gymnastics. Bela Karolyi, for one, thinks it should never happen.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  11. Alternates show game to keep Hamm-less U.S. men's team in content...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2008
  12. Top male gymnasts to watch at U.S. Olympic trials

    Alyssa Roenigk

    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.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2008
  13. BMX Heads to Beijing in 2008

    Alyssa Roenigk

    The IOC voted to add BMX in 2008 ... but what discipline did they choose?

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2003