RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Elaine Thompson of Jamaica blasted to a stunning time of 10.71 to win the women’s 100m at Rio 2016 – dethroning her compatriot and training partner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who finished third.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Dafne Schippers have been drawn together in the same semi-final of the women’s 100m at Rio 2016 Saturday night.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Usain Bolt cruised through the first round of the men’s 100 metres as he starts his quest to win another Olympic Games treble at Rio 2016 on Saturday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce opened her quest to become the first woman to win three successive Olympic 100m titles with an impressive 10.96 seconds in the heats at Rio 2016 on Friday’s opening day of track and field competition.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Kirani James start their quest to defend their respective sprint titles at Rio 2016 in the evening session on Friday’s first day of competition.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia smashed the world record to win the women’s 10,000m gold medal in the first session on day one of track and field action at Rio 2016 on Friday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – There was a major disappointment for Jamaica on the first day of track and field competition at Rio 2016, with Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres failing to advance from the qualifying round in the opening session.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – Track and field competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games begins on Friday with a full schedule, which gets underway at 9:30 am (8:30 ET).
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The battle for the women’s sprint titles at Rio 2016 should be very interesting, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Veronica Campbell-Brown chasing history.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The sprint events are expected to draw most of the highlights at Rio 2016 in Brazil, as a wholesale of world-class sprinters have assembled in the city of Rio de Janeiro for one of the most anticipated Olympic Games ever.