1. 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...

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  2. 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 5 months ago 84,062 reads 69 comments

  3. 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...

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  4. 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 5 months ago 71,728 reads 16 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 8,656 reads 7 comments

  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 months ago 9,072 reads 2 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 6,575 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 18,475 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 285,050 reads 19 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 5,222 reads 3 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 7,074 reads 5 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 3,884 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 17,797 reads 1 comments

  15. US Olympic Trials 2016: Track and Field Finals Schedule and Predictions

    The U.S. Olympic Trials will come to a climax Sunday in Eugene, Oregon, as team members will try to earn spots on the U.S. Olympic team. The final day of competition at Hayward Field will include nine events...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 7 months ago 3,512 reads 0 comments

  16. Track and Field 2016 Olympic Trials: Saturday Live Results and Analysis

    Bernard Lagat made history on Day 9 of the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field. The 41-year-old runner won the men's 5,000 meter final, qualifying for his fifth Olympics and becoming the oldest U...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 7 months ago 6,338 reads 0 comments

  17. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: What to Watch for on Day 9

    Spots are filling up quickly for the United States Olympic track and field team, but big names will battle for some of the final available positions in Saturday's competitions...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 1,941 reads 4 comments

  18. US Olympic Trials 2016: Track and Field Results, Qualifying Times for Thursday

    U.S. Olympic trials in track and field for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro continued on Thursday with three women's finals on the slate at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 8,409 reads 0 comments

  19. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: What to Watch for on Day 8

    The seventh day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials goes down Friday from Eugene, Oregon. NBC Sports Network and NBC Sports Online will broadcast the day's events beginning at 6 p...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 2,199 reads 0 comments

  20. US Olympic Trials 2016: Track and Field Results, Qualifying Times for Wednesday

    Wednesday's qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro was a light affair featuring just the men's and women's finals in the hammer throw...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 2,907 reads 0 comments

  21. Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Murder of Reeva Steenkamp

    Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, Sky News reported on Wednesday: Per BBC ...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 7 months ago 34,049 reads 39 comments

  22. Does Ageless Justin Gatlin Have Enough Left to Dethrone Hampered Usain Bolt?

    At an age when athletes in most sports are considering retirement, U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin is hitting his stride better than ever. At the U.S...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 7 months ago 14,419 reads 21 comments

  23. American Trio of Sprinters Taking Aim at Recapturing 100-Meter Glory in Rio

    The biggest takeaway—maybe more of a revelation—while watching any heat of the women's 100-meter dash is the sheer violence of those bodies. They are designed at a molecular level to do one thing: sprint...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 7 months ago 8,102 reads 3 comments

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

    Highlighted by the 100-meter dash final for both men and women, the U.S. Track and Field 2016 Olympic Trials continued Sunday night in Eugene, Oregon...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 7 months ago 12,203 reads 2 comments

  25. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: What to Watch for on Day 3

    The third day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field trials features finals in six different events, including the marquee races to determine qualifiers for the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men's and women's 100-meter dash...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 months ago 3,766 reads 0 comments