I am a shameless fan of Olympic Sports! From the time I saw great athletes like Carl Lewis and read about greater ones like Jessie Owens (in terms of overcoming adversity while performing at the highest levels) and many others in between.
Not only do I enjoy the summer games I thoroughly enjoy the winter games as well. I so appreciate the level of competition, commitment and excellence demonstrated without the types of commercial and business entanglement of other major sports.
There is just something exceptionally grand about athletes representing their country and leaving their very best on the field of competition even though most will never earn fame and fortune afterwards.
Can't wait for London 2012!
p.s. Just for the record I ran track and played baseball/football during my school years so they do get honorable mention :-)