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How Swimmer Anthony Ervin Faced His Demons to Win Gold in Rio

Anthony Ervin went into a tailspin after taking gold at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. More than a decade later, he did it again.

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Ivan Zamorano of Chile on the ball during the Mens Football Semi-Final against Cameroon at the MCG in Melbourne on Day 11 of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Australia. Cameroon won 2-1. \ Mandatory Credit: Darrin Braybrook /Allsport

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Where Are They Now: Life After Olympic Gold

How you know him: Gold Medals in 400 Meters Hurdles (1976 Montreal Games, 1984 Los Angeles Games). Where he is today: Moses earned a degree in physics and later held a full-time job as an aerospace engineer. After retirement, he earned his master’s degree in business. In 2000, Moses took on the role of executive chairman of Laureus, a London nonprofit foundation that raises funds to, fittingly, coach and educate 1.5 million kids in developing countries.

The Sydney 2000 Olympics - The Complete Film | Olympic History - Enjoy the full length cut of our retrospective of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in this in-depth documentary film. Focusing on the Games Swimming, Cycling, Horse Riding, Baseball and Athletics events we speak to some of the icons and fans of the Games in this amazing look back at the first Games of the 21st century.


Small-Group Blue Mountains Day Trip from Sydney with River Cruise Escape the city and enjoy the tranquility of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains on this day trip from Sydney. Enjoy a guided walk to Wentworth Falls and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation standing tall over Jamison Valley. Hand-feed kangaroos and pet a koala at Featherdale Wildlife Park and see Sydney’s Olympic Park, home to the 2000 Olympics. Finish your day with a leisurely cruise down th...

The athletes gather during the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Homebush Bay, Sydney, Australia.