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|Medal hopes dashed for U.S. canoers, kayakers|
Pavol and Peter Hochschorner took the gold medal once again in pairs canoe slalom Friday, winning by more than 3 seconds.
|Giddy up: American Giddens wins kayak silver|
Rebecca Giddens of the United States won the silver in the kayaking single slalom.
|Security adds calm to paddlers' rough waters|
Some Olympic athletes have accepted the increased security here in Athens. The U.S. slalom canoe/kayak team has embraced it.
|Road to Athens: Canoe/kayak|
Joe Jacobi and Matt Taylor are the oldest members of the U.S. canoe/kayak team, but they're still having fun.
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|Athens Insider: No kidding |
Brian Church, our Athens Insider, offers a little slice of what life's like in the host city. And he swears all of it is true.
|Ratto: Greece is for ...|
With the Games barely weeks away, the Greek Olympic Committee must market this puppy as never before.
|U.S. canoe, kayak team hands out paddles|
Former kayaking world champion Rebecca Giddens and Olympic canoeing gold medalist Joe Jacobi will compete for the United States in Athens next month.
|Redefining Athens identity|
In 1896, Athens had just about 100,000 people. Today, greater Athens is a concrete carpet of more than 4 million people.
|The uneasy guarantee|
Officials promise there will be safe Games in Athens this summer.
|Swifter. Higher. Scarier.|
The threat of terrorism has some athletes concerned for their safety, while others still look forward to competing in Athens.
|Hirshberg: The dope on steroids|
Which athletes can gain the most from steroids? Are cigarettes worse than 'roids? We have the answers.
|Afghani athletes first since '96 at Olympic Games|
Five young athletes from Afghanistan have set out on an adventure -- to the 2004 Summer Games in Athens.