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Moonlighting at the Opening Ceremony

Tim Baros Outside Olympic Staduium

For those of you who saw the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, you will agree it was a spectacular show. It's hard to believe the entire performance was done with volunteers, and I got to be one of them.



Swimming - Women's 100m Breaststroke Victory Ceremony

Lilly King wins grudge-match gold and takes aim at US team-mate Justin Gatlin

Within the scope of an endless – and seemingly unwinnable – war for the integrity of swimming, Monday’s women’s 100m breaststroke final was but a minor skirmish. Yet Lilly King made sure it would be a night long remembered for the Americans as she won gold and then called into question her team-mate Justin Gatlin’s place at the Olympics.