1. Usain Bolt Burns James Corden in Rap Battle with Olympic Gold Medals

    The fastest man alive can rhyme, too. On Wednesday, Olympic legend Usain Bolt took on The Late Late Show ’s James Corden in a ferocious rap battle...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 20,531 reads 8 comments

  2. Tyson Gay's Daughter Trinity Dies at Age 15 from Shooting at Kentucky Restaurant

    Trinity Gay, the daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay , died the morning of Oct. 16 after being shot at a restaurant in Kentucky. She was 15. According to a police report obtained by WKYT...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 204,322 reads 38 comments

  3. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 5,000M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    Great Britain's Mo Farah repeated as the men's 5,000-meter run Olympic champion Saturday night, taking gold in Rio de Janeiro...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 3,985 reads 2 comments

  4. Mo Farah Wins Gold Medal During Men's 5,000M at 2016 Olympics

    Great Britain's Mo Farah won a fourth Olympic gold medal, as he successfully defended his 5,000-metre title on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Stadium, just a week on from doing the same in the 10,000...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 5 months ago 1,205 reads 2 comments

  5. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 1,500M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    After more than a century, the United States returned to the top of the podium in the men's 1,500-meter run Saturday in Rio de Janeiro after Matthew Centrowitz Jr. held off Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria to take gold in the 2016 Olympics...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 7,152 reads 2 comments

  6. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Aug. 20

    The athletics team from the United States picked up three gold medals and a silver on the final night of track and field competition of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 19,636 reads 6 comments

  7. Usain Bolt Is the 1st Man to Record a Triple-Triple

    Fact: Jamaica won gold in the men's 4x100-meter relay on Friday night, giving Usain Bolt the triple-triple. He is the first man to win the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay in three straight Olympic Games...

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  8. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 20KM Walk Winners, Times and Results

    China's Liu Hong won gold in the women's 20-kilometre walk final at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday. She beat a brave and determined race walk from Mexico's Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez to cross the line in less than 90 minutes...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 5 months ago 758 reads 0 comments

  9. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Thursday's Events Results, Updated Standings

    Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games saw Jamaica's Usain Bolt cement his status as the world's fastest man delivered another blistering performance in the men's 200-meter race, ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 5 months ago 255 reads 0 comments

  10. Summer Olympics 2016: What to Watch for on Day 14 in Rio

    The defending gold medalists in the women’s 4x100-meter relay suffered a bit of drama in their heat Thursday afternoon at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 5 months ago 6,164 reads 1 comments

  11. Usain Bolt Wins 3rd Straight Gold in 200M, Breaks out LeBron James' Celebration

    After capturing his third consecutive Olympic gold medal in the 200-meter race in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night, Usain Bolt paid tribute to a fellow champion. The Jamaican blew away the rest of the field with a time of 19...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 months ago 31,211 reads 8 comments

  12. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 200M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    The men's 200-meter final from Rio de Janeiro saw Usain Bolt take home the 2016 Olympic gold medal with a dazzling time of 19.79 seconds...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 1,773 reads 0 comments

  13. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's Javelin Throw Winners, Scores and Results

    Sara Kolak barely made her way through the initial round of attempts in the women's javelin throw at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 507 reads 0 comments

  14. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 400M Hurdles Winners, Times and Results

    The United States' Dalilah Muhammad entered Thursday night's 400-meter hurdle final at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as the heavy favorite after scorching her competition in ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 4,542 reads 4 comments

  15. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's Decathlon Medal Winners, Times and Results

    The winner of the men's decathlon is customarily deemed "the world's greatest athlete," and the United States' Ashton Eaton wasn't about to give up the title at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 15,145 reads 6 comments

  16. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's Shot Put Winners, Scores and Results

    Ryan Crouser of the United States took home the gold medal with an Olympic record-setting performance of 22.52 meters in the men's shot put at the 2016 Summer Games from Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 5,119 reads 1 comments

  17. USA Women Will Rerun 4x100m Relay Qualifier After Baton Exchange Obstruction

    The United States women's team will be allowed to rerun their 4x100-meter qualifier at the Rio Games because of an obstruction that caused the team to drop the baton, the IAAF announced ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 58,545 reads 20 comments

  18. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's Long Jump Medal Winners, Scores, Results

    Tianna Bartoletta and Brittney Reese finished first and second, respectively, in the women's long jump Wednesday night in Rio de Janeiro to strengthen the United States' lead in the 2016 Summer Olympics medal table...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 1,795 reads 3 comments

  19. Justin Gatlin Fails to Reach Finals of Men's 200M at 2016 Olympics

    American sprinter Justin Gatlin failed to reach the final in the men's 200-meter dash at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Wednesday, marking a disappointing end to his individual competition at this year's Games...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 19,254 reads 22 comments

  20. Abbey D'Agostino Unable to Compete in 5,000-Meter Final After Pileup Injury

    American Olympic runner Abbey D'Agostino, who provided one of the best moments from the 2016 Rio Games by helping New Zealand's Nikki Hamblin up and encouraging her to finish after ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 24,471 reads 2 comments

  21. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Men's 3,000M Steeplechase Medal Winners, Results

    Conseslus Kipruto continued Kenya's dominance in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase Wednesday at the 2016 Summer Olympics by beating out American Evan Jager by one second to take the gold...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 3,384 reads 0 comments

  22. Allyson Felix Won Her 7th Olympic Medal, the Most Among US Women in Track

    Fact: Allyson Felix won silver in the women's 400-meter dash final on Monday night. It was her seventh career Olympic medal—the most among U.S. women in Olympic track and field history...

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  23. Olympic Track & Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from August 16

    It was a night of impressive performances in athletics, although in a rare twist, few of them came from the United States...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 months ago 28,420 reads 10 comments

  24. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 400M Medal Winners, Times and Results

    The Bahamas' Shaunae Miller is a sprinter, but she won an Olympic gold medal thanks to a timely dive in Rio de Janeiro on Monday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 63,109 reads 60 comments

  25. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Women's 3,000M Steeplechase Medal Winners, Results

    Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet romped to gold in the Olympic women's 3,000-metre steeplechase final on Monday, recording the second-fastest time in the event’s history...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 13,142 reads 4 comments