Spyros Gianniotis started the Olympic torch relay at the ancient site of Olympia earlier this month. Greece hasn't won an Olympic medal in swimming since 1896 — something Gianniotis hopes to change in London. Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Larger Than Life: Tourists pose in front of a UEFA Euro 2012 Cup placard on Kiev's Independence Square in Ukraine. Europe is entering a packed sports schedule — but soccer still reigns supreme, says Frank Deford. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Keelin Godsey competes as a woman but lives as a man, says reporter Pablo Torre. Al Tielemans/Sports Illustrated hide caption

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