Track & Field
MARC HINTON - Fairfax Media
Athletics New Zealand officials are now ducking for cover.
STACEY KIRK - Fairfax Media
The leader of Belarus is calling for his own debriefing into the country's abysmal display at the London Olympics.
KATE CHAPMAN - Fairfax Media
An investigation into the admin errors that affected shot putter Valerie Adams' Olympic performance is underway and will be robust.
Usain Bolt is a definite starter for another Olympic Games, opening up the possibility of more sprint records or an attempt at other events.
For Nadzeya Ostapchuk, it started with the realisation that she could not possibly beat Valerie Adams. There was no way.
TREVOR MCKEWEN - Sunday Star Times
OPINION: So the Minister for Sport has summoned representatives from the Valerie Adams camp and the NZOC to his Beehive office.
Victory was never in doubt for Valerie Adams at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, Sweden.
LIAM NAPIER - Sunday Star Times
The NZOC's golden glow is over as it faces criticism from a major sponsor and comes under scrutiny from the minister of sport. | Only way to win
STACEY KIRK - Fairfax Media
She is possibly one of the most reviled people in New Zealand right now.
Belarusian government launches probe after "raving mad" shot putter smears Kiwi champion.
Newly-declared Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams has opened up on her strained relationship with the New Zealand Olympic Committee.
Belarus is a country that actively helps its athletes to get around anti-doping rules, according to Valerie Adams' coach.
JOHN HARTEVELT - Fairfax Media
Sports Minister Murray McCully will still investigate the NZOC bungling that plagued Val Adams' build-up to the Olympic shot put final.
Not long after 10pm on Monday, the cellphone of Patricia Pupuke-Robati started ringing.
SOPHIE SPEER - The Dominion Post
Nick Willis says sports authorities are not doing enough to help victims of Olympic drug-cheating, like Valerie Adams.
Olympic gold medalist Keshorn Walcott didn't just return to a hero's welcome in Trinidad & Tobago, but a bounty of gifts.
Any challenge from Nadzeya Ostapchuk is unlikely to wrest gold back from Valerie Adams.
Nadzeya Ostapchuk can challenge the test results, but unless they're proven wrong, Valerie Adam's new gold medal is safe.
Kenyan authorities are frustrated that foreign athletes who train in the country turned the tables on the east African nation at the Olympics.
Nadzeya Ostapchuk's positive drug test is sweet justice for British discus thrower Brett Morse.
MARK GEENTY IN LONDON
Val Adams won't give her drug cheat rival a second thought, but Nadzeya Ostapchuk vows to fight. | Cheating obvious
Valerie Adams says she doesn't want to "waste my breath" talking about Nadzeya Ostapchuk's cheating ways.
NZ chef de mission Dave Currie admits it is "extraordinarily unlikely" Val Adams will be presented with her shot put gold medal anytime soon.
Jamaican athletes, who have dominated the sprint events at the London Olympics should now expect more visits by drugs testers.
Guor Marial touched three letters on the right side of his singlet, then pounded the left side of his chest with his fist in a subtle but significant gesture to describe his Olympic experience.
CHRIS BARRETT - FFX Aus
The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, could be steaming in from the Members End at the MCG this summer in the T20 Big Bash League.
IOC President Jacques Rogge says Usain Bolt is a legend after all.
Britain's Mo Farah produced a sensational late charge to win the Olympic 5,000 metres title in a pulsating race and claim his second gold medal of the London Games.
Jamaica have won the Olympic men's 4x100m relay gold medal in world record time to close the track and field programme.
Russian Mariya Savinova added Olympic gold to her world crown when she timed her run to perfection to secure an impressive 800 metres victory on Saturday.
The United States won the women's 4x400 metres relay by some distance at the London Olympics on Saturday to give Allyson Felix her third gold medal of the Games.
Russian Yelena Lashmanova won gold in the Olympic women's 20 kilometres walk in a world record time of one hour 25 minutes two seconds.
New Zealand's Stuart Farquhar has exited the Olympic javelin competition after he failed to fire through the opening three rounds.
GREG BAUM - Fairfax Media
Refugee Guor Marial ran and ran, until he didn't want to run any more. Then he ran again. Now he says he cannot imagine a day without running.
FRED WOODCOCK - Fairfax Media
Not muppets this time Kiwi sailors Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie named their 470 Olympic dinghy Muppet because of some of the silly calls and “dumb stuff” they have done at previous regattas.
The Kenyans will be running with heavy hearts as overwhelming favorites when the Olympic men's marathon meanders through the streets of London.
Former doper Tatyana Lysenko of Russia won the women's hammer gold with an Olympic record throw of 78.18 metres but officials were left red-faced after a measuring mistake.
Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie produced an Olympic record jump of 5.97 metres to win gold in the men's pole vault on Friday as silver and bronze went to Germany.
Asli Cakir Alptekin beat Gamze Bulut in a 1-2 finish for Turkey in the Olympic women's 1500 metres.
Carmelita Jeter crossed the finish line pointing the baton at the clock showing a world record of 40.82 seconds as the United States won the women's Olympic 4x100-metre relay for the first time since 1996.
New Zealand decathlete Brent Newdick is hoping to use his first Olympic experience as a springboard to a Commonwealth Games gold medal and a higher placing at Rio in 2016.
RICHARD HINDS - FFX Aus
You saw the picture. Usain Bolt in his Olympic village room with three Swedish handballers at 3am.
If everyone throws their season's best in the javelin final then another Kiwi will win Olympic silver.
David Rudisha, the Olympic 800m champion has floated the idea of a 400m duel with sprint king Usain Bolt.
For Swedish photographer Jimmy Wixtrom, it pays to be recognised by Usain Bolt.
Kiwi decathlete Brent Newdick is over the moon with his 12th-place finish in the Olympics' most gruelling track and field event.
When the stakes are the biggest, the spotlight most bright, Usain Bolt is as good as gold.
TONY SMITH - Fairfax Media
After carrying the flag and a media whirlwind, had Nick Willis burnt out before his big moment?