Thrilling start, finish to Games
SYDNEY -- If you look only at the bookends, Canada had a wonderful Olympic Games.
Cathy Freeman had hardly lit the cauldron before Simon Whitfield of Kingston, Ont., made his dramatic come-from-behind gold medal charge to win the men's triathlon on Day 2.
Clara snubs road to hit track, lace up skates
SYDNEY -- Apparently, Clara Hughes doesn't know how this retirement thing is supposed to work.
Following the women's Olympic individual time trial yesterday, the Winnipegger revealed she's trading in her road bike for a track bike and a pair of speed skates.
Despatie learns to handle perfection
SYDNEY -- He tried so hard to be the perfect kid.
People expected it, right? After all, he was The Phenom. The Can't-Miss Kid. A Canadian hero.
And in his heart, he felt he had to live up to the hype.