LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Usain Bolt of Jamaica races ahead of Ryan Bailey and Justin Gatlin of the United States to win the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Kohei Uchimura of Japan competes on the parallel bars Kohei Uchimura of Japan competes on the parallel bars in the Artistic Gymnastics men's Team final on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena.
Ghosts of Dan and Dave undone: Americans Ashton Eaton (left) and Trey Hardee went 1-2 in the men’s decathlon, the first US duo to do so since 1956. What was more impressive was how dominant they were in the event that kings have said crowns the best athletes.