[Editor’s note: I especially enjoyed the Path to Victory: Women’s Gymnastics Team Competition interactive as it reminded of me of my sister’s competitive gymnastics and watching past Olympics with her. Now she’s out fighting fires in Cali and Oregon far away from the TV coverage! Thanks Denny.]
Reprinted from the New York Times.
Series looks to continue. Various artists.
An interactive tour of Beijing and its various Olympic venues.
A design history of the Olympic torch from 1936 to the present day.
Samuel Sanchez of Spain won the grueling 152-mile road race from Beijing through the mountains.
Daily updates on the air quality levels in Beijing and Eastern China.
Katerina Emmons won the women’s 10-meter air rifle event, the first gold medal of the Beijing Olympics.
How Michael Phelps won the 400-meter individual medley, his first gold medal of the Olympics.
How Jason Lezak came from behind in the last leg of the 4x100m relay to give the U.S. team the gold.
Justin Spring, who will be representing the United States in Beijing, explains his techniques on the high bar.
Times and technology have changed, but here’s how Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps match up.
A former Olympian, Stephen McCain, steps through Deng Linlin’s floor routine.
The Chinese team won the women’s gymnastic team competition Wednesday. The American team was second.
Huo Liang and Lin Yue of China won gold in men’s synchronized platform diving on Monday. John Wingfield, coach of the U.S. diving team, walks through one of the winning dives.
A look at the number of swimmers who have broken world records in the Beijing Olympics.