Olympics swimming outdoors for first time since '92
ATHENS, Greece -- The sizzling Grecian sun dipped low in the sky. A gentle breeze rippled the flags atop the Olympic swimming pool. No roof? No problem -- at least for the evening finals, when conditions at the open-air venue could be ripe for world records.
For the first time since 1992, Olympic swimming will be staged in an uncovered area.
It wasn't supposed to be this way: Olympic organizers reneged on
plans to install a roof over the pool. The previous contractor
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