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Belarus lost one of its three gold medals when shot put winner Nadzeya Ostapchuk had her title removed for testing positive for steroids.
A trio of medal contenders from the United States will run against strong teams from Kenya and Ethiopia Sunday morning in the Olympic marathon, a marquee event of the Summer Games.
Mariya Savinova defended her World Championship by winning gold at the London 2012 Olympics in the 800 meters, while Castor Semenya finished second.
Brigetta Barrett's best jump of her career was good for Olympic silver, while Russian jumpers took gold and bronze.
The tussle on the track lived up to its hype as Jamaica edged Team USA for the gold medal in the men's 4x100m relay final, setting a new world record in the process.
Trinidad and Tobago has its first ever field medal, as Keshorn Walcott captured gold in the javelin throw.
Caster Semenya couldn't earn gold after an amazing performance from Russia's Mariya Savinova put over a second between her and the competition.
The Babe had to dodge gender questions in the 1932 Games when she showed up with her 'masculine' look
The United States has its lineup for the men's 4x100m relay final, set for Saturday night at Olympic Stadium. Team USA will go with Trell Kimmons, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay and Ryan Bailey.
Sergey Kirdyapkin won the gold medal in the men's 50 kilometer race walk at the London 2012 Olympics.
Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the men's 200 meters at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Thursday night, posting a time of 19.32 seconds and becoming the first man ever to defend the 200m title.
Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee still sit atop the leaderboard in decathlon with just three events to go.
Decathlete Ashton Eaton and Usain Bolt headline the track and field television coverage on Thursday.
All of the big names qualified for the semifinals comfortably in the women's 800 meters, while Sarah Attar became the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics.