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Did federation open a Pandora's box?

Updated: August 23, 2004, 5:21 PM ET
By Sherry Skalko | ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- Paul Hamm is upset. Not because the South Koreans are protesting his gold medal, but rather because the International Gymnastics Federation is allowing them to do so.

The federation, also known as FIG, reviewed videotape of Yang Tae Young's parallel bars routine in the men's all-around competition and said Saturday he was unfairly docked one tenth of a point due to an incorrect start value. With the added value, Yang would have won the competition by 0.051 points ...

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