Track and Field
- Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); two-time Olympic medalist (2 gold)
- Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold
- Most recent: 2016 – gold (heptathlon)
- Years of participation: Outdoor – 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 (decathlon); Indoor – 2012, 2014, 2016 (heptathlon)
- Medals: 6 (5 golds, 1 silver)
- Gold – 2012 (heptathlon), 2013 (decathlon), 2014 (heptathlon), 2015 (decathlon), 2016 (heptathlon)
- Silver – 2011 (decathlon)
A Look Back At Each Of Team USA's 46 Gold Medals Won At The Rio Olympics
Aug. 31, 2016
See photos from the gold-medal moments and learn what made each one so significant.
Red, White & Trending: Aug. 19-25
Jamie MacDonald Aug. 26, 2016
The Olympic Games are over, but we have not only the photo highlights from the Closing Ceremony (the selfies, the ponchos, the pre-event dance parties), but also the first signs of the Paralympic Games set to pick up where Team USA left off (Amy Purdy has already arrived, and she has some news), medal-stacking skills taught by Michael Phelps to Simone Biles, Olympic cheat days (yes, involving doughnuts topped with bacon), the ultimate whirlwind of a return for the Final Five, a gold-worthy electric slide, Olympians getting back to work in Paris, a hockey legend's push-ups, winter athletes checking in from the other side of the world and much more.
Of The Golden Stars Of Rio – And Those Who Made All Medals Shine Brighter
Philip Hersh Aug. 21, 2016
Philip Hersh takes a look at some of Team USA's biggest stars in Rio.
Ashton Eaton Still “World’s Greatest” Athlete; First U.S. Repeat Champ In Decathlon Since 1952
Karen Rosen Aug. 18, 2016
Eaton's back-to-back Olympic titles are the first by an American since Bob Mathias in 1948, '52.
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces 558-Member 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
United States Olympic Committee July 23, 2016
Team USA features 190 returning Olympians, 66 Olympic champions.
Red, White & Trending: July 15-21
Jamie MacDonald July 22, 2016
The worst of Team USA's procrastinating packers (you know who you are, Alex Morgan and Ashton Eaton), the best of the Olympic send-offs (candles, best dressed judokas, steak dinners for gymnasts and Jordan Burroughs' sartorial splendor), a legendary poolside pic, a look at Amy Purdy's 'tip toe dance feet,' broken bones and severed tendons and surgeries and sutures, John Orozco's emotional reaction to heartbreak, Sarah Hildebrandt's embrace to fame, Bubba Watson's wild up-and-down, Pokémon Go takes root in Team USA, National Ice Cream Day shenanigans and more.
5 Takeaways From The U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Track And Field
Karen Rosen July 11, 2016
Who's the youngest on the team? The oldest? Which 2012 medalists will return? Who missed out?
Allyson Felix Overcomes Ankle Sprain to Take 400 Title, Make Fourth Olympic Team
Karen Rosen July 03, 2016
Felix will attempt to run both the 200-meter and the 400-meter in Rio.
When Team USA Athletes Aren’t Competing, What Are Their Talents?
Karen Rosen June 29, 2016
From baking to playing instruments, sewing to paintball, Team USA athletes can do it all.
50 Social Media Accounts To Follow On The Road To Rio
June 16, 2016
Check out the accounts of these athletes, National Governing Bodies and media outlets to get yourself Rio ready!
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