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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Track and Field

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Track and Field

Summer Olympics: Complete Track and Field Events Coverage

Aug 22, 2016

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have "a heroic welcome," a government...

Aug 22, 2016

Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt Say Adieu to the Olympics

Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt Say Adieu to the Olympics

Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt wrapped up their Olympic careers in style by leaving Rio with nine combined gold medals.

Aug 22, 2016

Remembering the Titans of the 2016 Rio Olympics

Remembering the Titans of the 2016 Rio Olympics

Take a look back at all of the must-see moments from Rio including Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt’s final moments as Olympians.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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