Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins Olympic men's 100m finals in Beijing
Jamaica's Usain Bolt smashes the 100m world record with a time of 9.96 to win the Olympic men's 100m final in Beijing August 16, 2008. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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Sports Illustrated fans voted Michael Phelps' record wins at the Olympics in London as the most memorable sporting moment of 2012.
London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
Swimmer Michael Phelps redefined Olympian heights in 2012 but cyclist Lance Armstrong underwent an even greater fall from the pantheon of his sport.
A robot "cheetah" has set a speed record by running faster than the fastest human, a Boston company developing it for the U.S. Defense Department says.
Sally Pearson of Australia fought off a trio of Americans Tuesday and won the Olympic 100-meter hurdles and give her country its second gold medal of the day.
World-record Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt said he will miss the rest of the 2010 track season because of a lower back injury.
Angelo Taylor led an American sweep of the Olympic 400 hurdles medals Monday, giving some life to the struggling United States track and field effort.
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