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Olympic Track

Bolt 'Lost All Respect' For Carl Lewis

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Usain Bolt took a momentary break from basking in his historic Olympic sprinting double to fiercely criticize former U.S. athlete Carl ...

Semenya Makes Olympic Debut After Gender Controversy

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Caster Semenya perched herself on a lane marker behind the start of the 800 meters and took a few moments to absorb what it feels like ...

WATCH: Injured Hurdler's Inspirational Finish

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.08.2012 | Good News

First-place finishes often garner the most attention, but sometimes, last-place finishes become the most memorable. During the London Games, that i...

Lolo Barely Qualifies For Final

AP | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Lolo Jones of the United States sneaked into the 100-meter hurdles medal race at the Olympics on Tuesday, taking the last qualifying spot in...

Man Arrested For Throwing Bottle At Olympics

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

LONDON — An Olympic spectator accused of hurling a plastic bottle onto the stadium track seconds before the men's 100-meter final pleaded not gu...

USA Sprinter Wins Women's 400-Meter Race

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Disappointment, tears and that oh-so-unsatisfying color – bronze – are all in the past for Sanya Richards-Ross. On this tr...

Pistorius Out Of Running For 400M Gold

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius may have to settle for merely making history at the London Olympics after failing to qualify for the men's 400 meter final. Pistor...

Friends Battle For Gold In Emotional Track Duel

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Mo Farah won the 10,000 meters at the London Olympics to give Britain three gold medals in track and field in about one hour on Saturday nig...

Jamaica Tops U.S. In Round 1 On Track

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica outleaned world champion Carmelita Jeter of the United States and finished in 10.75 seconds Saturday nigh...

Don't Forget About Gatlin

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- All anyone's talking about ahead of the men's 100 meters is the showdown between Olympic champion Usain Bolt and world champion Yohan Blake,...

Olympic Track Events Kick Off With Record

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Crowding the turnstiles and waving their Union Jacks, nearly 80,000 fans arrived early for the start of the Olympic athletics meet Friday mo...

Forget Bolt: Other Major Story Lines At Olympic Track

AP | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON — There's little doubt that Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake will get plenty of attention at the London Games, where the athletics – ak...

Bolt Reveals Cause Of Recent Struggles

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt fessed up. It was his back. The Olympic champion said Thursday a bad back has been causing him hamstring pro...

The World's Fastest Rivalry: Usain Bolt vs. Yohan Blake

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

Almost from the moment Usain Bolt finished his 3-for-3-for-3 performance at the Beijing Olympics — three events, three gold medals, three world reco...

VOTE: Does 'Blade Runner' Have Advantage?

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Is manmade material superior to muscle? Are those blades better than real legs? Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner, is taking the...

Bolt Withdraws From Olympic Tuneup

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Usain Bolt has more than Yohan Blake to worry about ahead of the London Olympics. Now he's got an injury to contend with and likely won't ru...

'Blade Runner' Set To Run In London

AP | GERALD IMRAY and KIM CHAKANETSA | Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Never count out Oscar Pistorius. The Blade Runner will be competing in the London Olympics after all, in his favorite event, the...

Tarmoh Gives Up Olympic Spot

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- It will be remembered as the most anticipated race never run. The runoff that turned into a walk away to conclude the U.S. track trial...

RUN OFF!

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- The runoff to settle a third-place tie in the women's 100 meters at the U.S. track trials is off - for now. Sprinter Jeneba Tarmoh ...

100 Meters, Two Sprinters And One Olympic Berth

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Reluctantly, Jeneba Tarmoh will step into the blocks Monday to break a third-place tie she feels was already decided fair and squ...