Oscar Pistorius: The first amputee track athlete to compete at any Olympic games! In a surprising last-minute decision, South Africa’s Olympic committee and national track federation cleared the double amputee to run in his individual event.
The London Olympics are only a few weeks away, and one of our very own students is in the running for a spot on the Olympic canoe/kayak team. Good luck to James Wade, an ISyE grad and BME doctoral candidate. Click to read more.
Berlin 1936 Olympics - Jesse Owens American Athlete takes home gold in track & field, thus making a mockery of aryan superiority in Hitler's stadium. I have been to that stadium. Puts the hair up on the back if your neck when you think of the history
Aries Merritt set a personal record and wins the men's 110 meter hurdles at the U. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday, June in Eugene, Ore. He will lead the US 110 meter team to the 2012 London Olympics where is he is the favorite for the GOLD.