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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Track and Field

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Track and Field

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

In chronological order, NBCOlympics.com editor Nick Zaccardi's 16 favorite highlights from the Olympics.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

'Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio

'Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio

When Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa raised his hands at the marathon finish line in Rio on Sunday, he wasn't just celebrating his silver medal in the grueling race. The long-distance runner crossed his wrists...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault for US National Anthem

Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault for US National Anthem

An army reservist competing at the Rio Olympics chose patriotism over the pole vault during the preliminaries.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Ashton Eaton Ponders Future, Will Not Compete at 2020 Olympics

Ashton Eaton Ponders Future, Will Not Compete at 2020 Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world's greatest athlete hates being called The World's Greatest Athlete.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Paul Chelimo Wins Silver Medal, Loses It, Gets It Back

Paul Chelimo Wins Silver Medal, Loses It, Gets It Back

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — American runner Paul Chelimo won an Olympic silver medal.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Kenya Wins Gold in Men's Marathon; US Takes Bronze

Kenya Wins Gold in Men's Marathon; US Takes Bronze

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya finally has won the gold medal in the Olympic marathon, finishing with a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 44 seconds as he sprinted to the finish line with a smile on his face.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Decathlon Champ Eaton Ponders Next Steps

Decathlon Champ Eaton Ponders Next Steps

The world's greatest athlete hates being called The World's Greatest Athlete. He hears it every time he is introduced at an event, or meets sponsors, or is paraded in front of a TV camera.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Team USA Shined on the Track in Rio

Team USA Shined on the Track in Rio

RIO de JANEIRO — For a generation, USA Track & Field has been chasing an elusive goal: 30 Olympic medals. 

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