1. 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 10 months ago 15,890 reads 6 comments

  2. 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 10 months ago 5,450 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 58,571 reads 20 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 1,949 reads 3 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 19,282 reads 22 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 24,590 reads 2 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 3,523 reads 0 comments

  8. 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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  9. 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 10 months ago 28,552 reads 10 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 64,566 reads 60 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 13,191 reads 4 comments

  12. Usain Bolt Becomes 1st Person Ever to Win 100-Meter Dash in 3 Straight Olympics

    Fact: Usain Bolt won the 100-meter dash on Sunday, becoming the first person ever to win the event in three straight Olympics...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 10 months ago 21,035 reads 49 comments

  13. Olympic Track & Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Aug. 14

    Usain Bolt of Jamaica made history Sunday, winning his third consecutive gold medal in the men's 100-meter dash at the 2016 Summer Olympics . Bolt erased the field once again, coming from behind to cross the finish line first in a time of 9...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 10 months ago 84,101 reads 69 comments

  14. Ethiopia Olympian Etenesh Diro Finishes Steeplechase with One Shoe

    Etenesh Diro lost her shoe during a qualifying heat of the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase, but she kept going anyway. The Ethiopian Olympian was leading the field when her left shoe fell off in a collision...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 11 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  15. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from August 13

    On a night where many stars of track and field were favored to repeat as champions at the 2016 Summer Olympics , only one achieved the feat...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 11 months ago 71,844 reads 16 comments

  16. Almaz Ayana Breaks World Record in Women's 10,000M at 2016 Rio Olympics

    Ethiopian long-distance runner Almaz Ayana set a world record in the women's 10,000 meters Friday at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with a final time of 29 minutes, 17...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 months ago 8,693 reads 7 comments

  17. 2016 Summer Olympics Odds: Usain Bolt Betting Favorite in 100M, 200M, Team Relay

    With American swimmer Michael Phelps already adding to his status as the most decorated Olympian of all time, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is ready to take center stage at the ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 11 months ago 3,049 reads 0 comments

  18. 2016 Olympics Track and Field Preview: Lolo Jones' Bold Predictions

    Winter and Summer Olympian Lolo Jones sits down with Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe to predict how the U.S. track and field team will fare at the Rio Olympics...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 11 months ago 9,097 reads 2 comments

  19. Oscar Pistorius Denies Suicide Speculation, Returns to Prison

    Former Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius returned to prison in South Africa on Saturday after being treated at a hospital for wrist injuries. According to the Associated Press (h/t ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 months ago 6,604 reads 0 comments

  20. Sprinter Morolake Akinosun Predicted Olympic Spot as Teen, Makes Good on Tweet

    Morolake Akinosun had lofty goals as a teenager in high school—but she certainly didn't lack self-confidence. That much is clear from her Twitter account...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 11 months ago 18,498 reads 1 comments

  21. Usain Bolt's Agent Confirms the Sprinter Has Never Run a Mile

    Since his several record-breaking performances in 2008, Usain Bolt has owned the track. Well, parts of it, that is...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 11 months ago 285,148 reads 19 comments

  22. Muller Anniversary Games 2016: Friday Athletics Results and Reaction

    Usain Bolt comfortably took the win in the 200 metres final of the 2016 Muller Anniversary Games; it was the final event and highlight of a great day of athletics at London's Olympic Stadium...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 11 months ago 5,295 reads 3 comments

  23. Winners and Losers of the 2016 US Track and Field Olympic Trials

    At every Olympic Trials we witness the birthing of stars and the slow, though sometimes explosive, demise of veteran athletes. The Washington Post 's Rick Maese wrote , " Every four years, the U...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 12 months ago 7,125 reads 5 comments

  24. Track and Field 2016 Olympic Trials: Sunday Live Results and Analysis

    The United States Olympic qualifying for track and field is now complete. There was a lot of drama on the final day of action from Eugene. Allyson Felix will not be able to defend her gold medal in the 200-meter after missing out on qualifying by 0...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 months ago 3,896 reads 0 comments

  25. US Olympic Trials 2016: Track and Field Saturday Results and Qualifying Times

    The ninth day of the 2016 United States Track and Field Trials on Saturday from Hayward Field at the University of Oregon provided five more opportunities for runners to qualify for the team headed to Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Games...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 months ago 17,897 reads 1 comments