2016 Rio Olympics

Day 1, August 12, 2016

History In Rio: Almaz Ayana Smashes Women's 10,000 World Record With 29:17.45 In Greatest Women's 10,000 Ever - Molly Huddle Breaks American Record In 6th

What a start to the track and field action in Rio!!

Almaz Ayana: "My doping is my training. My doping is Jesus. Otherwise. Nothing. I am crystal clear."

Men's 800 Prelims: Look Out World, David Rudisha is "Almost Close" to His 2012 Form; Clayton Murphy Scrapes Through, Boris Berian Advances and 2012 Silver Medallist Nijel Amos Goes Home

Rudisha looked great, leading all qualifiers with his 1:45.09 as Murphy ran 1:46.18 behind him but only made the semis on time. Amos faded badly and was only seventh in his heat in 1:50.46 while American Charles Jock (6th in heat 4) was also among the casualties.

Women’s 1500 Prelims: Genzebe Dibaba Gaps The Field as Does Dawit Seyaum As All Three Americans Advance

We break down the 1st round of the women's 1500 for those of you that were out on a Friday night.

Michelle Carter Unleashes an American Record (20.63m) on Her Final Attempt to Stun Valerie Adams for Olympic Shot Put Gold Medal

32 years ago in Los Angeles, Carter's dad Michael earned Olympic silver in the shot put. His daughter did him one better tonight in Rio, coming through for gold in the final round under the most pressure imaginable.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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