2016 Rio Olympics

Day 3, August 14, 2016

2016 Olympic Men's Steeple Preview: The GOAT, Ezekiel Kemboi, Goes for a Third Olympic Title Against Conseslus Kipruto; Can Evan Jager Prevent a Kenyan Sweep?

USA, USA: Both Boris Berian and Clayton Murphy Advance to Men's 800 Final -- Reaction and Analysis

Kenya Is Golden At Last: Jemima Sumgong Wins Kenya's 1st Olympic Gold In Women's Marathon as All Three Americans Finish In The Top 10

Find out what happened in the women's marathon here.

Shalane Flanagan Leads US Team to Historic Day at Olympic Marathon and Says (Likely) Goodbye To The Olympics

Shalane Flanagan led the US team to its best group result at the Olympic marathon with three runners in the top 10 (Flanagan was 6th, Desi Linden was 7th, and Flanagan's training partner Amy Cragg was 9th.)

With Former Training Partner Banned from the Sport and Agent Federico Rosa Facing Doping Charges in Kenya, Jemima Sumgong (and Federico Rosa) Responds to Doping Questions

43.03 From Lane 8! Wayde van Niekerk Takes Down Michael Johnson's 17-Year-Old 400M World Record to Win Olympic Gold

The times were incredible on the lightning-fast Rio track as former Olympic champs Kirani James (silver in 43.76) and LaShawn Merritt (bronze in 43.85) were the only men who did not set an all-time best mark for place.

Women's 1500 Semi-Final: Genzebe Dibaba Puts On A Show As Shannon Rowbury And Jenny Simpson Advance And Brenda Martinez Falters

Dibaba showed off her speed by winning her semi with a 57 final lap as Faith Kipyegon won her heat and Sifan Hassan and Dawit Seyaum showed they will be contenders. Will Simpson, Rowbury and GB's Laura Muir be able to compete with the Africans in the final?
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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