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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 20, 2016

Appeal Denied, No 4x100m Medal for U.S. Men

Appeal Denied, No 4x100m Medal for U.S. Men

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It shouldn't be that hard. The Americans make it look that way.

Aug 17, 2016

Slow Down: Justin Gatlin's Advice to His Younger Self

Slow Down: Justin Gatlin's Advice to His Younger Self

A wide-eyed Justin Gatlin made his professional debut under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden at the 2003 Millrose Games. More than 13 years later, Gatlin is still one of the sport’s fastest sprinters.

Aug 16, 2016

Bolt, Gatlin Advance to Men's 200m Semifinal

Bolt, Gatlin Advance to Men's 200m Semifinal

Usain Bolt jogged to the finish line, casually looking to his left and right, to win his first round 200m heat in 20.28 seconds. 

Aug 16, 2016

Usain Bolt Blames Slow 100m Time on Olympic Schedule

Usain Bolt Blames Slow 100m Time on Olympic Schedule

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast.

Aug 15, 2016

Giving NYC's Justin Gatlin the Respect He Deserves

Giving NYC's Justin Gatlin the Respect He Deserves

RIO de JANEIRO — Life can be complicated. To try to make sense of it, all people tell each other stories. 

Aug 14, 2016

Who Can Beat Usain Bolt?

Who Can Beat Usain Bolt?

All eyes were on Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin during the 100m final at the 2015 World Championships.

Aug 15, 2016

Russian Official Calls Lilly King a 'Little Girl'

Russian Official Calls Lilly King a 'Little Girl'

Russia's top Olympic official has called U.S. swim star Lilly King a "little girl" in a sharp-tongued response to her criticism of the doping-ban past of her Russian rival Yulia Efimova.

Aug 15, 2016

Bolt Wins 3rd Straight Olympic 100

Bolt Wins 3rd Straight Olympic 100

When Usain Bolt came out for the 100-meter final sporting sharp new threads, that was probably a good sign. For him, anyway. When the world's fastest man is swaggering around the stadium, it usually means...

Aug 10, 2016

Justin Gatlin Not Paying Attention to Critics in Rio

Justin Gatlin Not Paying Attention to Critics in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It didn't take long for Justin Gatlin's name to get dragged into the doping drama swirling at the Olympics.

Aug 11, 2016

3 Things You Didn't Know About Epic Bolt-Gatlin Rivalry

3 Things You Didn't Know About Epic Bolt-Gatlin Rivalry

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin have been the faces of Olympic sprinting for more than a decade.

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