Eric Moussambani

When ‘Eric the Eel’ captivated the Sydney Olympics

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Eric Moussambani had never been in an Olympic-size pool when he arrived in Sydney for the 2000 Olympics, his first time outside of Equatorial Guinea. [more]

Fifteen memorable moments from Sydney 2000 Olympics

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On the 15th anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics, here are 15 chronological memories: Sept. 15 — Cathy Freeman lights Olympic cauldron The cauldron lighting proved one of the most poignant in Olympic history, with World 400m champion Cathy Freeman being handed the torch after a final relay in the stadium with [more]