2012 Olympics - Athletics

With 2,000 athletes competing in 47 events, Athletics -- track and field -- is the largest single sport at the 2012 Olympic Games. Competition begins August 3, with medals awarded in the women's 10,000 meters and men's shot put, and reaches its conclusion with the men's marathon on the final day of London 2012.

Mo Farah Wins 10,000m, American Galen Rupp Grabs Silver

Great Britain's unbelievable Saturday night on the track continued with Mo Farah's gold medal in the men's 10,000m. Galen Rupp won the silver, earning America's first medal in the event since 1964.

Men's Long Jump Final: Greg Rutherford Wins Gold For Great Britain

The United States did not ascend to the top of the podium in the men's long jump on Saturday. Host country Great Britain welcomed another gold medal to their total on Saturday.

Great Britain's Jessica Ennis Wins Heptathlon Gold

Jessica Ennis gave Great Britain its poste rmoment of the Summer Olympics thus far, winning heptathlon Saturday night in London.

2012 London Olympics Track & Field: Schedule, TV Coverage, Live Streaming For Saturday

Five medals are at stake in track and field on Saturday at the London 2012 Olympics.

Men's Shot Put Final: Poland's Tomasz Majewski Wins Gold

Tomasz Majewski repeated as gold medalist in the shot put at the London 2012 Olympics.

BP Team USA: Meet Bryan Clay, One-Time 'World's Greatest Athlete'

Join us as we meet and follow BP Team USA, a group of nine U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls that are aiming to bring home gold from London this summer. Today we meet decathlete Bryan Clay.

2012 Olympics Track & Field: Schedule, TV Coverage For Friday

Track and field events begin Friday, with men's shotput and women's 400m qualifying events headlining the slate.

Olympic Athlete Previews: Meet BP Team USA's Lolo Jones

Join us as we meet and follow BP Team USA, a group of nine U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls that are aiming to bring home gold from London this summer. Today we meet track star Lolo Jones.

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