Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time Saturday after defending his 100 and 200 meter gold medals at last summer's Olympic Games in London.
Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt are so different in so many ways, yet they're so the same.
Led by its two supernovas, Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix, the U.S. women's track team put an exclamation point on its stellar Olympics with a win in the 4x400 relay.
The U.S. 4x100 relay team couldn't keep up with Usain Bolt and the Jamaicans, but it doesn't mean it'll stop trying.
Great Britain's Mo Farah put on quite the show for the home crowd while winning the 5,000 meters and after it was all over.
No matter how hard you train, no matter how many years you put in, the unexpected can happen at the Olympics. Just ask Morgan Uceny and the men's 4x400 relay team.
A lot can happen when a relay team holds on to the baton. For the U.S. women Friday night, what happened was a dominating performance that led to a world record.
Sweden's Olympic team is looking to get another Olympic gold medal, from the courts.
French runner Hassan Hirt tested positive for the blood-booster EPO, an official with knowledge of the result told The Associated Press on Friday. The IOC said he was ordered to leave the Olympics.
Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee pulled off a rare American feat in the Olympic decathlon, a feat that warrants a very specific level of respect.
There have been two dominant household-name athletes at the past two Olympics -- Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. But unlike Phelps, Bolt is as much an entertainer as an athlete.
Jon Drummond was a world-class runner. But today, he does something far more important than just help today's top athletes. If you need proof, just listen to him.
After missing out on gold for two straight Games, Allyson Felix was able to finally cross the line first in the 200, finding the missing piece to her Olympics puzzle.
The cruel irony of the Olympics is, if you falter, you must wait an athletic lifetime to fix it. And on Wednesday, a handful of U.S. track athletes finally found redemption.
U.S. interest in the decathlon has faded, and that's just fine with Ashton Eaton, who isn't especially interested in fame, writes Luke Cyphers.
Tyson Gay had gone through so much to reach the London Olympics. Which made his finish in Sunday's 100-meter final all the more heartbreaking.