track and field

Oregon Runner Celebrates Way Too Early [VIDEO]
University of Oregon is known for track almost as well as it's known for crazy uniforms. At the Pepsi Team Invitational featuring Oregon, Washington, and Kentucky, Oregon runner Tanguy Pepiot seemed to have the race won...or at least he thought he did...
American Track and Field Star Tests Positive For Banned Substance
Over the last few years, the main focus of people against the use of performance-enhancing drugs or banned substances has been Major League Baseball and the National Football League. But this past weekend, we were re-introduced to one of the sports that used to be all the rage about performance-enha…
Paralympic Hero Oscar Pistorius Charged Murder Of Girlfriend
In a stunning overnight development, the man known as the Blade Runner, Oscar Pistorius, has been arrested and charged with murder in his native South Africa.
Pistorius is accused of shooting his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp who has been named by men's magazine FHM as one of the world'…
American Sprinter Manteo Mitchell Runs Relay on Broken Leg
There have been sad stories from this year's Olympic Games, such as the tale of Shin A Lam. There have been tales of triumph, such as Mo Farah of Great Britain winning both the 10,000m and 5,000m gold medals in front of his home crowd. But the greatest tale of sheer toughness in this year'…
Lolo Jones Breaks Down Over Criticism After Failing to Medal [VIDEO]
After receiving a lot of hype heading into the 2012 Olympic Games, hurdler Lolo Jones failed to receive a medal in the 100m hurdles, finishing fourth.
Jones, who has gained a lot of notoriety for both her speedy recovery from spinal cord surgery and her willingness to profess her religious beliefs, i…
NBC Couldn’t Spare 9.63 Seconds to Air 100m Final Live
NBC's coverage of the Games of the XXX Olympiad have been a polarizing topic throughout its nine days thus far. Well, they were at it again on Sunday, refusing to air Usain Bolt's Olympic record performance in the men's 100m dash live so it could be saved for tape delay later in the e…
American Galen Rupp Wins Silver in Men’s 10,000m
In an absolutely fascinating race, Galen Rupp of the United States became the first American since Billy Mills in 1964 to medal in the men's 10,000m, grabbing a silver in the final lap.
Rupp was in the middle of the pack for most of the race, staying within striking distance until the last few l…

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