Kseniya Ryzhova and Tatyana Firova were two of the Russian team who won the 4x400m relay in Moscow over the weekend. When on the podium receiving their medals, they kissed, as seen in this photo. It is being taken in Russia as a protest against the anti-gay laws and has kicked up quite a fuss. Good for them. They have the courage of their convictions. Take a look at the expressions on their teammates' faces. I think it's important to point out that if this is in fact a protest then these...
U.S. Track Runner, Manteo Mitchell, Became The Most Inspirational Story Of The Olympics After Running 200 Meters With A Broken Leg: In a feat of supernatural courage that could make even a virtual Greg Jennings jealous, U.S. 4x400m relay lead-off man Manteo Mitchell “put the team on his back” Thursday afternoon by finishing his split of the relay even though he broke his leg halfway through his run.
Tony McQuay (L-R), Angelo Taylor, Joshua Mance and Bryshon Nellum of the U.S. pose with their national flags after the men's 4x400m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 10, 2012. The U.S. won the silver medal in the event. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
United States Silver Medalists: Bryshon Nellum, Joshua Mance, Tony McQuay & Angelo Taylor celebrate their Silver Medal run after the Men's 4 x 400m Relay Final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 10, 2012 in London, England.
South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) announced that Pistorius, also known as ‘Blade Runner‘, will be competing in the individual men’s 400m and 4x400m relay at the London 2012 Olympic Games