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  1. 2012 Olympics -- Usain Bolt not the only medal contender for Jama...

    Luke Cyphers

    Jamaica has been the unquestioned power in the world of sprinting ever since Usain Bolt floated across the finish line in world-record time at the 2008 Beijing Games. So, what is does the team have in store for its second act?

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  2. Tyson Gay won't attempt to run 200 meters at 2012 London Olympics...

    Luke Cyphers

    Tyson Gay is getting closer to a full recovery from a hip injury that cost him part of last year.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  3. Clay, Jamaican team have nothing in common? Look at their paths t...

    Luke Cyphers

    Bryan Clay and the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team could not have won their events more differently, but their wins showed how the Games can bring cultures together.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2008
  4. Leave it to the 400 meters crew to save U.S. team at Games

    Luke Cyphers

    When things are going bad for the U.S. track team (and they're going bad here in Beijing), it can always count on the 400 meters event to bring Americans to the top of the podium.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  5. Brown Trafton, Taylor spur sluggish American track team

    Luke Cyphers

    A wild pig-hunting discus thrower and former electrical contractor-turned-400 hurdles man got America to the medal stand at the Bird's Nest on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2008
  6. China's hero, its DiMaggio, falls before race even begins

    Luke Cyphers

    Liu Xiang's run at the Olympics was one of the most anticipated events of the Beijing Games. And when the hurdler pulled out on Monday, a nation grieved.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2008
  7. Hours after failing to reach final, Gay in awe of Bolt's 100 win

    Luke Cyphers

    Tyson Gay was in pain after failing to qualify for the Olympic 100-meter final Saturday night. Then, he saw Usain Bolt's world record of 9.69 seconds and was in awe.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  8. Men's 100 shows limits, possibilities of what runners can do

    Luke Cyphers

    The men's 100 event at the Olympics showed the limits (Tyson Gay) and possibilities (Usain Bolt) of the human body.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2008
  9. Flanagan shows American distance runners can compete with best

    Luke Cyphers

    Americans aren't supposed to compete in long-distance races. Americans aren't supposed to run down East Africans for medals on the biggest stage in the sport. But Shalane Flanagan did just that in winning bronze in the 10,000 meters.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2008
  10. Bolt's unexpected success adds new drama to men's 100-meter race

    Luke Cyphers

    Will Tyson Gay's experience and Asafa Powell's motivation be enough against Usain Bolt in the 100 meters? Luke Cyphers previews one of the biggest showdowns of the Beijing Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2008