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  1. Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix named IAAF World Athletes of Year

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2012
  2. 2012 Olympics -- Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps share Olympic mountai...

    Michael Wilbon

    Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt are so different in so many ways, yet they're so the same.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  3. 2012 Olympics -- Sanya Richards-Ross, Allyson Felix lead U.S. wom...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  4. 2012 Olympics -- U.S. men beaten in 4x100 relay, but has Jamaica ...

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  5. 2012 Olympics -- Mo Farah makes his 5,000 win look easy

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  6. 2012 Olympics -- Crushing defeats for Morgan Uceny, men's 4x400 r...

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  7. 2012 Olympics -- With no baton fiascos, U.S. women set world rec...

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Sweden appeals triathlon's photo finish t...

    Sweden's Olympic team is looking to get another Olympic gold medal, from the courts.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  9. 2012 London Olympics -- French send long-distance runner Hassan H...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- 'World's Greatest Athlete?' Yeah, that's Ashton ...

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  11. 2012 Olympics -- Ever the entertainer, Usain Bolt again captivat...

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  12. 2012 Olympics -- How Drummond keeps himself grounded

    Bonnie D. Ford

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  13. 2012 Olympics -- Olympic puzzle finally comes together for Allyso...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  14. 2012 Olympics -- U.S. track and field team makes big statement

    Jackie MacMullan

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  15. 2012 Olympics -- Ashton Eaton chases glory, not fame

    Luke Cyphers

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  16. 2012 Summer Olympics -- A heartbreaking finish for Tyson Gay

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012