Fox News - Fair & Balanced

Galen Rupp

Mo Farah Wins 10,000m, American Galen Rupp Grabs Silver

Saturday night at the 2012 Summer Olympics belongs to Great Britain on the track.Shortly after fellow British track stars Jessica Ennis won heptathlon and Greg Rutherford took gold in long jump , Mo Farah won the gold medal in the men's 10,000m, crossing the finish line in 27:30.42 (yep, that's a 4:25-mile pace, run over 6.2 miles, which is insane, of course). Farah, the current World Champion in the 5,000m, becomes the first British athlete ever to win gold in the men's 10,000m.Just behind him was his training partner, American Galen Rupp, finishing in a time of 27:30.90 to win the silver, a feat that could be considered even more historic than Farah's win. Rupp's medal is just the third ever won by an American in the event in 100 years. And it's the first U.S. medal in the 10,000m since Billy Mills' gold, in 1964.Ethiopia's Tariku Bekele took the bronze medal (27:31.43), just edging his brother, Kenenisa, the two-time defending champion, by 1.01 seconds. American Dathan Ritzenhein ca...

Read More

  1. Lagat, Rupp put on a show at track trials

    For a night, the talk at the track wasn't on the controversy surrounding the women's 100.Instead, the buzz was on a 5,000-meter race between Galen Rupp and Bernard L...

  2. Rupp wins again at U.S. Olympic Trials

    Galen Rupp won the men's 5,000 meters at the USA Track and Field Olympic Trials in a meet record time, adding to his 10,000 meters victory from last Friday.Rupp brok...

  3. Rupp sets trials record in 10,000 meters

    Galen Rupp set a U.S. Olympic trials record in the 10,000 meters Friday night to lead the three runners who will represent their country next month in London.Rupp, w...

  4. Lagat, Rupp put on quite a show at track trials

    For a night, the talk at the track wasn't on the controversy surrounding the women's 100.Instead, the buzz was on a 5,000-meter race between Galen Rupp and Bernard L...

  5. A romp in the rain for Rupp at Olympic trials

    Galen Rupp grew up in Oregon, so when he sees rain falling the way it did on the first day of Olympic trials, he sees an opportunity, not a roadblock.No wonder, then...

  6. Felix, Tarmoh easily win heats of 200 at trials

    Looking so smooth and exerting little effort, Allyson Felix glided to an easy heat win in the 200 meters.Minutes later, appearing just as smooth and expending just a...

  7. Summer Olympics In Photos, Part 1: The Best 42 Images From The Opening Week

    From the Opening Ceremony to Michael Phelps in the pool to Gabby Douglas on the beam, we present some of the best photos from the first week of the 2012 Summer Olymp...

  8. Olympic Daily News - Saturday, August 11th

    The United States won three more medals on the final night of the track and field competition at Olympic Stadium, but once again the story was Usain Bolt.The Jamaica...

  9. Bolt claims another gold; U.S. picks up three more medals

    The United States won three more medals on the final night of the track and field competition at Olympic Stadium, but once again the story was Usain Bolt.The Jamaica...

  10. Farah completes distance double with 5,000 gold

    Great Britain's Mo Farah grabbed his second gold in a long distance race at the London Games, winning the men's 5,000 meters Saturday at Olympic Stadium.Farah is the...

  11. What To Watch, Day 15: Relays, Rupp And Volleyball Revenge

    Saturday is not only the second-to-last day at the 2012 Summer Olympics, but it's also the busiest -- a total of 32 gold medals are handed out on Day 15, including w...

  12. Olympic Daily Preview - Saturday, August 11th

    Usain Bolt will get one more chance to add to his gold medal haul at the London Games, as he anchors the Jamaican 400- meter relay team Saturday on the final night o...

  1. Farah bids to emulate Bekele, Bolt returns

    Britain's Mo Farah will bid to become the second man to achieve the double of the world and Olympics 5000 and 10000 metres titles while Usain Bolt begins his defence...

  2. Farah bids to emulate Bekele at World Championships

    Mo Farah will bid to become the second man to achieve the double of the world and Olympics 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles while Usain Bolt begins his defence of the ...

  3. Farah outfoxes Kenyan tactics to emulate Bekele

    Britain's Mo Farah outfoxed the fast-paced Kenyan team tactics to become the second man to achieve the double of world and Olympics 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles at...

  4. Jordan Hasay stretches to the 10k as she readies for post-college career

    Jordan Hasay is getting a makeover and it has nothing to do with her trademark down-to-there blonde hair.As her career with the Oregon Ducks comes to a close, Hasay ...

  5. Mo Farah Wins Gold In 5000m, Completes Rare Olympic Double

    Mo Farah has won the gold medal in the men's 5000 meters, becoming the first to do so on home soil, giving Great Britain its marquee moment from the Olympic track at...

  6. Farah wins men's 10,000m, Rupp takes silver for U.S.

    Mo Farah of Great Britain won the men's 10,000-meters Saturday at the London Games, shocking two-time defending gold medalist Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia.Farah, the ...

  7. Felix, Tarmoh easily win heats of 200 at trials

    Looking so smooth and exerting little effort, Allyson Felix glided to an easy heat win in the 200 meters.Minutes later, appearing just as smooth and expending just a...

‹ Prev123Next ›