Yes, The Athlete Who Tripped Over A Hurdle And Didn't Finish The Race…

Vania Stambolova worked for four years to reach this moment: representing her home Bulgaria in the Summer Games. Alas, she couldn't escape her name, as her performance in the 400m hurdles came to an end with a DNF in her heat after she stumbled over a hurdle. It's the second time she's been stopped short of the finish;… » 8/06/12 11:30am 8/06/12 11:30am

In Olympic Hurdles Tune-Up, Organizers Forget To Put Enough Hurdles On …

Heptathlete Jessica Ennis is one of the U.K.'s best hopes for a gold, and perhaps even more important, could be a crossover celebrity. So the Great City Games in Manchester was a chance for England to show off one of its most telegenic Olympians on a made-for-tv course: a hurdles track running right through the center … » 5/21/12 10:10am 5/21/12 10:10am