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August 19, 2016
2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 19/08/2016. Tori Bowie (USA) of USA crosses the finish line to win the U.S. team the gold. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Felix earns record fifth gold as U.S. wins relay
August 19, 2016 - 10:33pm
Aug 19, 2016; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Usain Bolt (JAM) celebrates after anchoring Jamaica to victory during the men's 4x100m relay final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-USA TODAY Sports
Unbeatable Bolt completes triple-triple
August 19, 2016 - 10:32pm
Gold medallist Usain Bolt of Jamaica and silver medallist Andre De Grasse of Canada interact after the finish of the men's 200m final in Rio. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Canadian sprinter De Grasse poised to fill Bolt void
August 19, 2016 - 11:55am
August 18, 2016
2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Men's 200m Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 18/08/2016. Usain Bolt (JAM) of Jamaica competes to win.   REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach  FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
Peerless Bolt powers to 200m gold
August 18, 2016 - 9:36pm
2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Men's Decathlon 1500m - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 18/08/2016. Ashton Eaton (USA) of USA celebrates winning the gold medal.   REUTERS/Phil Noble  FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
Ashton Eaton -- still the world's greatest athlete
August 18, 2016 - 9:26pm
Allyson Felix and English Gardner of the U.S. react after dropping the baton hand off during the women's 4x100m relay heats in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange on Aug. 18. USA TODAY Sports/Kirby Lee
UPDATE: U.S. women’s relay team gets second chance after baton bungle
August 18, 2016 - 11:35am
Tianna Bartoletta of the U.S. during the women's long jump final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange on Aug. 17. USA TODAY Sports/Kirby Lee
American Bartoletta lands long jump gold in Rio
August 18, 2016 - 10:30am
Andre De Grasse of Canada and Usain Bolt of Jamaica react after the men's 200m semifinals in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange on Aug. 17. USA TODAY Sports/James Lang
'Lazy' Bolt surprised by Canadian De Grasse 200m semis
August 18, 2016 - 9:00am
August 17, 2016
Ajee Wilson of the U.S. races Caster Semenya of South Africa during the women's 800m heats in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange on Aug. 17. USA TODAY Sports/Kirby Lee
South Africa's Semenya through to 800m semifinals as gender debate re-opens
August 17, 2016 - 2:45pm
Shaunae Miller of Bahamas throws herself across the finish line to win the gold medal ahead of Allyson Felix of the U.S. and Shericka Jackson of Jamaica on Aug. 16. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Miller laughs off social media furore over 'that dive'
August 17, 2016 - 12:40pm
Ashton Eaton of the U.S. during the men's decathlon shot put in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange on Aug. 17. USA TODAY Sports/Kirby Lee
American Eaton and Canada's Warner in Olympic-sized decathlon battle
August 17, 2016 - 12:35pm
Mo Farah of Britain competes in the men's 5000m preliminaries on Aug. 17. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Britain's Farah survives another tumble to reach 5,000m final
August 17, 2016 - 10:30am
August 16, 2016
Usain Bolt of Jamaica during the men's 200m preliminaries in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange on Aug. 16. USA TODAY Sports/James Lang
Early bird Bolt coasts in 200m; American Gatlin also cruises into Olympic semis
August 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
Christian Taylor of the U.S. during the men's triple jump final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange on Aug. 16. USA TODAY Sports/Kirby Lee
American triple-jumper Taylor leaps to second Olympic gold
August 16, 2016 - 10:00am
August 15, 2016
Yulia Stepanova of Russia competes in the women's 800m at the European Championship in Amsterdam on July 6. REUTERS/Michael Kooren/File photo
Russia's Stepanova: "No accident" if something happens to me
August 15, 2016 - 5:30pm
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