Allyson Felix finally strikes gold on banner night for US track and field - Allyson Felix, twice a runner-up, captured gold in the women's 200 meters - Her career has spanned generations and she's won many titles, but never a gold  Her gold headlined the best night for US track since the Barcelona Games 8 August

Allyson Felix finally strikes gold on banner night for US track and field - Allyson Felix, twice a runner-up, captured gold in the women's 200 meters - Her career has spanned generations and she's won many titles, but never a gold Her gold headlined the best night for US track since the Barcelona Games 8 August

U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix won three gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London—the most ever for an American woman in track and field

U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix won three gold medals at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London—the most ever for an American woman in track and field

BY WALTER OPINDE  During the 1960 Olympics Games, Wilma Rudolph broke the historical records for becoming the first American woman and the first African-American to ever win three gold medals in track and field at a single Olympics, held in Rome, Italy. Wilma Rudolph Glodean was an American sprinter...BY WALTER OPINDE  During the 1960 Olympics Games, Wilma Rudolph broke the historical records for becoming the first American woman and the first African-American to ever win three gold medals…

BY WALTER OPINDE During the 1960 Olympics Games, Wilma Rudolph broke the historical records for becoming the first American woman and the first African-American to ever win three gold medals in track and field at a single Olympics, held in Rome, Italy. Wilma Rudolph Glodean was an American sprinter...BY WALTER OPINDE During the 1960 Olympics Games, Wilma Rudolph broke the historical records for becoming the first American woman and the first African-American to ever win three gold medals…

Olympics 2012: 5 Track-and-Field Athletes Ready to Break Out

Olympics 2012: 5 Track and Field Athletes Ready to Break Out

Olympics 2012: 5 Track-and-Field Athletes Ready to Break Out

This product illustration released by Nike shows a Turbospeed suit, the official apparel for the USA Track & Field team for the London Summer Olympics. U.S. Olympic track and field athletes will wear the uniforms at the London Olympics that Nike says could shave up to 0.023 seconds off 100-meter sprint times. (AP Photo/Nike)

This product illustration released by Nike shows a Turbospeed suit, the official apparel for the USA Track & Field team for the London Summer Olympics. U.S. Olympic track and field athletes will wear the uniforms at the London Olympics that Nike says could shave up to 0.023 seconds off 100-meter sprint times. (AP Photo/Nike)

The 1904 Olympic Games were held in St. Louis during the Fair. They were the third Olympics of the modern era, and the first Olympics held in the United States. Track and field events were held at Washington University's gymnasium and track. The track and concrete grandstand (which still stands) were later named Francis Field after the Fair's President, David R. Francis.

The 1904 Olympic Games were held in St. Louis during the Fair. They were the third Olympics of the modern era, and the first Olympics held in the United States. Track and field events were held at Washington University's gymnasium and track. The track and concrete grandstand (which still stands) were later named Francis Field after the Fair's President, David R. Francis.

Create a LEGO Olympics track and field (and 9 other less-awesome Olympic craft/food ideas).

Create a LEGO Olympics track and field (and 9 other less-awesome Olympic craft/food ideas).

Track and Field Shirt Designs | Design ~ Track and Field Sports Punishment Design.      Love it

Track and Field Shirt Designs | Design ~ Track and Field Sports Punishment Design. Love it

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