2000 Summer Olympics
|Motto||Thousands of hearts with one goal|
Share the Spirit
Dare to Dream
(6,582 men, 4,069 women)
|Events||300 in 28 sports|
|Officially opened by|
|Athlete's Oath||Rechelle Hawkes|
|Judge's Oath||Peter Kerr|
On 2 August 2008, the International Olympic Committee took the gold medal from the U.S. men's 4x400-meter relay team. Antonio Pettigrew said he used a banned substance. Besides Pettigrew other athletes used performance-enhancing drugs. These are twins Alvin and Calvin Harrison, and Jerome Young.
On 28 April 2010, the IOC took China's bronze medal from Gymnastics. This was for using an underage gymnast.