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|Garber: Making a point in the neighborhood|
Fencers weren't exactly common in Brooklyn where Olympians Erinn and Keeth Smart grew up.
|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.
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|Ratto: Greece is for ...|
With the Games barely weeks away, the Greek Olympic Committee must market this puppy as never before.
|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.
|Fencer gains spot on U.S. team by default|
After just missing the cut at the end of March, Mariel Zagunis, 19, earned a spot on the U.S. fencing team for the Athens Olympics when the Nigerian Olympic Committee declined to have its fencer participate in the competition.
|Israeli team will fence at tourney in Jordan|
Israel's fencing team will compete in a World Cup foil event in Aqaba, an Israeli official in Jordan said Wednesday.
|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.