Uceny: “People say I look like Hilary Swank”

If she wasn’t a middle distance supremo, Morgan Uceny could be standing in as Hilary Swank’s double, taking nature photographs or, worryingly, still be flushing dresses down the loo. The American reveals all to SPIKES… 

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Alysia Montaño takes the world’s fastest interview

The flower-haired US 800m champion has a penchant for the stage, wants to have dinner with two Presidents and has a few questions for Michael Jackson…

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Meet the Olympic hero that Bolt and Obama called the story of the Games

When he heard his leg snap at the 200m mark, Manteo Mitchell wasn’t about to let his hard work and training go down the drain. So he did what almost nobody else would, he kept on running.

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The Presidential Race

Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner has claimed that Barack Obama is favourite to win today’s election based on the Olympic 100m sprint.

Since 1976, a US men’s 100m champion has been followed by a Republican candidate winning the presidency. A winner born in the Caribbean, however, has precluded a victory for the Democratic candidate.

Although Usain Bolt’s gold does point to an Obama victory, this is obviously a load of cobblers. 

What really fires our starting gun is the prospect of the two men actually racing, preferably down the Washington monument. 

So, who would win if Team Donkey raced Team Elephant in a special 2 x 100m Relay race?

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