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2000 Summer Olympics

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Michael Phelps' First Olympic Final at Sydney 2000 | Olympic Debut

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2000 Sydney Summer Olympics Highlight Reel

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Men's Pole Vault Final - 2000 Sydney Olympics Track & Field

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Vince Carter's "Dunk of Death" | Throwback Thursday

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Félix Savón joining the Three Olympic Gold Medal Club - Sydney 2000

The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was the second time that the Summer Olympics were held in Australia, and also the Southern Hemisphere, the first being in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1956.
  • Host city selection 

  • Costs 

  • Chronological summary of the 2000 Summer Olympics 

  • Sports 

  • Medal count 

  • Participating National Olympic Committees 

  • Venues 

  • Organisation 

  • Marketing 

  • Medals and bouquets 

  • In popular culture