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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. Putting Ashton Eaton's feat into perspective

    Luke Cyphers

    EUGENE, Ore. -- If you care about Olympic sports at all -- heck, if you care about sports, period -- then Ashton Eaton's world record in the decathlon here at the Olympic trials is not a one-day story. It all came together Saturday evening at his ...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  3. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Decathlete Ashton Eaton the total package...

    Luke Cyphers

    Ashton Eaton's world-record performance Saturday electrified a whole sport, and his combination of ability, youth and personality could help put U.S. track back on the sports map.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  4. Another runner emerging as 'double' threat

    Luke Cyphers

    NEW YORK -- Double talk was in the air all week ahead of the Adidas Grand Prix meet here at Randall's Island on Saturday. Kenya's David Rudisha, the world-record holder in the 800 meters, mused during a press appearance about running the quarter m...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  5. 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
  6. ESPN The Magazine: Fast talkers

    Luke Cyphers

    The planet's top two sprinters run their mouths before going head-to-head at the World Championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2007
  7. Women to watch at U.S. Olympic track and field trials

    Luke Cyphers

    Allyson Felix is no lock in her quest to double in the 100 and 200 in Eugene, Ore. She'll have to contend with a typically deep American sprinter pool. Here are some of the women to watch at the U.S. Olympic trials.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2008