Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt Double Up Again At The Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Sporting Alert — Usain Bolt completed his third successive Olympic Games sprint double, after racing away with the men’s 200m title at Rio 2016 on Thursday night.

Elaine Thompson

Elaine Thompson Eases Into 200m Semis; Starts Double Hunt

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Olympic Games 100m champion Elaine Thompson stayed on path to land the sprint double at Rio 2016 after she qualified for the semi-final of the women’s 100m on Monday’s Day 4 of track and field competition.

Wayde van Niekerk

Wayde van Niekerk Break 400m WR At Rio2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Wayde van Niekerk broke Michael Johnson’s world record* to win the 400m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in a stunning time of 43.03.

Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Elaine Thompson Beats Fraser-Pryce; Strikes Gold In Rio

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.

Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce

Fraser-Pryce Leads The Way In 100m; Carter Stunned Adams In Shot

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.

Kirani James of Grenada

Rio 2016 Evening Session Live: James, Fraser-Pryce In Action

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.

Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana Blasts To 10,000m WR In Rio

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.

Fedrick Dacres Fails In Discus; Bad Start For Jamaica

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.