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Olympic Track and Field

Lolo Jones Has No Regrets, Will Be Back

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Lolo Jones isn't going away. And she's not going to change a thing. The day after another disappointment at the Olympics, the 30-year-old...

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...

Great Britain Olympian Wins Gold In Long Jump

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Greg Rutherford rode the atmosphere of a vocal, capacity crowd to win the long jump Saturday and deliver Britain its second Olympic track an...

Moroccan Reportedly Tests Positive For Doping

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Moroccan runner Amine Laalou was barred from entering Britain a day before he was to compete at the Olympics, Morocco's sports minister...

Three-Time World Champ Busted For Doping

AP | STEPHEN WILSON and RAF CASERT | Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- A three-time world champion hammer thrower from Belarus was kicked out of the London Olympics on Friday because an IOC retest found his dopi...

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...

U.S. Showdown With Jamaica Begins With 100m

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — The only way for the United States to turn the Olympic sprints into a real rivalry with Jamaica is to start winning every now and then...

Will 'Blade Runner' Face Controversy With An Olympic Win?

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Oscar Pistorius is brave, articulate, polite, polished, handsome and funny. He doesn't play the victim and never complains. Those reas...

Will 'Blade Runner' Win An Olympic Medal?

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Getting to the Olympics was incredible enough for Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee track star running on carbon fiber blades. Now h...

Greek Olympian Expelled For Racist Tweets

AP | DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 07.25.2012 | Sports

ATHENS, Greece -- Triple jumper Voula Papachristou was kicked off Greece's Olympic team Wednesday for her comments on Twitter mocking African immigran...

Tyson Gay: 'I Don't Have Any Excuses'

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 07.25.2012 | Sports

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Tyson Gay took his time loosening up his surgically repaired hip at the end of the track, rotating his body this way and that a...

World's Fastest Man Eludes Spectators

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports

BIRMINGHAM, England -- The side of the track was packed with school kids waving tiny Jamaican flags and jamming to the blaring tunes of Bob Marley. ...