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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

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

In chronological order, NBCOlympics.com editor Nick Zaccardi's 16 favorite highlights from the Olympics.

Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Aug 22, 2016

Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault for US National Anthem

Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault for US National Anthem

An army reservist competing at the Rio Olympics chose patriotism over the pole vault during the preliminaries.

Aug 21, 2016

Ashton Eaton Ponders Future, Will Not Compete at 2020 Olympics

Ashton Eaton Ponders Future, Will Not Compete at 2020 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world's greatest athlete hates being called The World's Greatest Athlete.

Aug 21, 2016

Paul Chelimo Wins Silver Medal, Loses It, Gets It Back

Paul Chelimo Wins Silver Medal, Loses It, Gets It Back

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — American runner Paul Chelimo won an Olympic silver medal.

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 21, 2016

Day 16: Oregon's Rupp Takes Bronze in Men's Marathon

Day 16: Oregon's Rupp Takes Bronze in Men's Marathon

In a symbolic handing of the torch for America's male marathoners, 30-year-old Galen Rupp of the University of Oregon won the bronze medal in Rio with a time of 2:10:05 in just his second-ever marathon.

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 21, 2016

Allyson Felix Wins 6th Gold, Anchors 4x400 Relay

Allyson Felix Wins 6th Gold, Anchors 4x400 Relay

Allyson Felix won her sixth Olympic gold medal, leading the United States to its sixth straight victory in the 4x400 meter relay in Rio on Saturday night.

Aug 20, 2016

Usain Bolt: 'I Am the Greatest'

Usain Bolt: 'I Am the Greatest'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt kneeled down and gave the track one final kiss, then flattened his hand, reached to the ground and slapped the white number "3'' painted at the finish line.

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