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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Track and Field

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Track and Field

Summer Olympics: Complete Track and Field Events Coverage

Aug 21, 2016

Team USA Shined on the Track in Rio

Team USA Shined on the Track in Rio

RIO de JANEIRO — For a generation, USA Track & Field has been chasing an elusive goal: 30 Olympic medals. 

Aug 18, 2016

Bobble Leads to Rerun on Another Crazy Day for US Relays

Bobble Leads to Rerun on Another Crazy Day for US Relays

Allyson Felix got jostled and stumbled. Instead of handing off the baton, she had to try flipping it to English Gardner. That didn't work, and though another full-on American nightmare in the Olympic relays was...

Aug 18, 2016

Botched Handover for U.S. Women's 4x100m

Botched Handover for U.S. Women's 4x100m

The United States is out of the women's 4x100-meter relays following a botched handover between Allyson Felix and English Gardner on the far side of the track.

Aug 16, 2016

Felix on Coming up Short of 400m Gold: 'It's Just Painful'

Felix on Coming up Short of 400m Gold: 'It's Just Painful'

What a tropical scene there was Monday noon time here around these 2016 Olympic Games. At Copacabana, for instance, the smell of coconut milk mixed with hot-out-of-the-oil-fries, the background to a visual...

Aug 15, 2016

Miller Beats Allyson Felix in Dramatic 400 Final

Miller Beats Allyson Felix in Dramatic 400 Final

Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas fell over the finish line to beat Allyson Felix in a dramatic women's 400 meter final on Monday night. Felix, who won the 2015 world title in the event, ran the individual...

Aug 1, 2016
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Team USA and Their Moms

The moms behind the athletes of Team USA.View gallery

  • [Rio2016] Allyson Felix
  • [Rio2016] Jordan Burroughs
  • [Rio2016] Swimming Day Thirteen - 14th FINA World Championships
Aug 5, 2016

Best Photos From U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials

All of the best photos from the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene...View gallery

  • [Rio2016] Jordan Scott
  • [Rio2016] Alysia Montaño
  • [Rio2016] Justin Gatlin
Jul 29, 2016

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

US Sending Record Number of Women to Rio Games

The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics— the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country.

Jul 21, 2016

Allyson Felix, Ashton Eaton Among Olympic Champions Headed to Rio in Track and Field

Allyson Felix, Ashton Eaton Among Olympic Champions Headed to Rio in Track and Field

Ashton Eaton and Allyson Felix are among the five reigning individual Olympic champions who will represent the U.S. in track and field at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Jul 19, 2016

Youth Served at US Olympic Track Trials

Youth Served at US Olympic Track Trials

The headlines say youth is being served on the U.S. Olympic track and field team. The numbers say that's nothing new. With the second half of Olympic track trials set to start Thursday, 35 of the 50 athletes...

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