What matters most is the sense of pride in accomplishing a goal I had worked so long towards and the joy of sharing that success with the people that helped me to achieve it.
Men's sex advantage in some sports is not a sexist myth, as The Nation would have you believe.
(MADRID) In a couple years, we'll find out he's been doping. But in the meantime, Usain Bolt gives us all something we can temporarily believe in. "I...
Caster Semenya's brilliant performance in the women's 800 meters race caused critics to regurgitate decades-old slanders traditionally directed at women who appear too manly.
The parents of Caster Semenya themselves deserve gold medals. If it were my daughter, I would be inconsolable.
Like Bolt, Bob Hayes blazed through the dash leaving his competitors in the dust. Unlike Bolt, who started celebrating before he even finished the race, Hayes was amazingly humble.
Liu Xiang was China's biggest hope at the Bird's Nest. The Games really won't be the same without him.
The fact that Bolt broke a world record challenges popular fears that poor air quality would mean poor performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Jordan Hasay set an American high school record, breaking the old time by almost two full seconds, and Oregon track fans proved their reputation again.
One misstep and they become the instant poster boys (and girls) for all that's allegedly wrong with sport and society.
It won't make her any less the cheater that she was, but her voluntary return of the medals will add real meaning to her public apology.