Sprints and Hurdles
The False Start Rule: History and Controversies
Track and field's false start rule has changed over the years; whether for better or worse is a continuing source of discussion.
Carl Lewis Wins Four Olympic Gold Medals in 1984
American Carl Lewis matched Jesse Owens' feat by winning four gold medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
Olympic Highlights: Brisco-Hooks Pioneers 200-400 Double
Valerie Brisco-Hooks became the first runner to win 200- and 400-meter gold medals in the same Olympics, in 1984.