Topic: Steve Redgrave
Sure, everyone loves a bit of Michael Phelps hyperbole, but it is almost inconceivable that his Olympic career gold and total-medal marks could be broken in any foreseeable future.
Sebastian Coe, revered British Olympic long-distance runner and head of the London Olympic organizing committee, said other athletes' Olympic achievements might be more impressive than those of all-time medal leader Michael Phelps.
David Beckham will take the Olympic flame at a ceremony Friday when the flame arrives from Greece. Then, the Olympic flame will go on a 70-day, 8,000-mile relay around England ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.