2016 Rio Olympics

Day 4, August 15, 2016

2016 Olympic Women’s 5,000 Preview: Almaz Ayana Looks to Become the Second Woman to Complete the Distance Double; Will the World Record Fall Too?

Ayana is the HEAVY favorite for gold, and after closing her 10,000 world record last week in 14:30, she has a great shot to take down Tirunesh Dibaba's 14:11.15 world record in Friday's final. The woman with the best chance to stop Ayana is Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot, who will be looking to win her first Olympic title after collecting two silver medals and a bronze. But Cheruiyot was 14 seconds behind Ayana in the 10k, which is probably Cheruiyot's better event.

Usain Bolt Becomes First Man to Win Three Olympic 100-Meter Titles, Runs 9.81 to Defeat Justin Gatlin (9.89) Again

Bolt proved once again why he's the greatest sprinter of all time, passing Gatlin with 20 meters to go to win his third Olympic title. Canada's Andre De Grasse was third in a personal best of 9.91 seconds as his former college rival Travyon Bromell struggled and was last in 10.06.

Video of Wayde Van Niekerk's 43.03 World Record and Usain Bolt's Third Olympic Title

Two-Time Olympic Champion Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica Shockingly Eliminated in First Round of Women's 200 Meters

Emma Coburn Wins America's 1st-Ever Women's Steeplechase Medal in Style as Bahrain's Ruth Jebet Claims Gold In Near World Record

Jebet missed the world record by less than a second as Coburn broke the American record in winning bronze.

Men's Steeple Prelims: Evan Jager and Hillary Bor Win Their Heats As All Three Americans Advance to the Olympic Final for the First Time Since 1936

Emma Coburn Olympic Bronze Medal Photo Gallery

A New, More Relaxed Evan Jager Heads to His Second Olympic Final with a Medal on His Mind

King David's Reign Continues: David Rudisha Becomes First Man in 52 Years To Repeat As Olympic 800m Champion, American Clayton Murphy Snags Bronze

Rudisha has become the first man since 1964 to repeat as Olympic 800 champ. Clayton Murphy got bronze!

Shaunae Miller Dives at Line And Wins 400m Gold Medal, Prevents Allyson Felix From Becoming First Woman With 5 Olympic Gold Medals in Track and Field

What a finish. This is what the Olympics is all about.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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