* This post has been edited to focus on Nebraska athletes. For general Olympic coverage, please head over to the Mothership. - SCS*
The Games opened last night with what can only be described as a very British welcoming. (Black Adder!)
Today marks the first day of gold medal competition with medals in shooting, cycling, archery, weightlifting and swimming being awarded.
Four of Nebraska's athletes begin their competition's today. Again, to follow along at home, here's a link to the Huskers.com Olympic Central.
Consider this your open thread to discuss today's events and last night's welcoming ceremony.