Algerian 800m Runner Loses Race After Celebrating Too Early

At less than two minutes, the 800 meters is not an especially long race. That didn't keep Algerian star Taoufik Makhloufi from cruising the last few strides at yesterday's Diamond League competition in Shanghai, waving his arms and wagging his tongue in victory. That premature celebration cost him the race—and the… » 5/19/14 9:15am 5/19/14 9:15am

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… » 8/06/12 11:30am 8/06/12 11:30am