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Greeks win sailing gold; Americans next?

Updated: August 19, 2004, 4:28 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- After winning the first sailing gold medal of the Summer Games, two Greek women capsized their boat and celebrated on the overturned hull to the delight of spectators and photographers.

Not long after, a three-woman British crew won a gold and took a synchronized leap into the Saronic Gulf.

Come Saturday, it could be the laid-back American crew of Paul Foerster and Kevin Burnham doing the celebrating. They took the lead in the 470 class with one race left, putting ...

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