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Athletics-Track banner Tuesday, 19 December, 2000, 12:29 GMT
Steve Backley A surprise package
Athletics commentator and former Olympic silver medallist Steve Cram gives BBC Sport Online his reflections on the men's events at the Olympics.
Denise Lewis Plenty to celebrate
Former 400m hurdles gold medallist and BBC Olympic expert Sally Gunnell looks back on the women's action at the Sydney Games.
Gezahgne Abera Africans enjoy marathon clean sweep
Ethiopian Gezahgne Abera led an African 1-2-3 in the men's marathon, but Britain's John Brown finished fourth.
Johnson takes gold again
Michael Johnson leads the USA to win the men's 4x400m relay from Nigeria and Jamaica - but Great Britain finish a disappointing sixth.
Jones wins third gold
Marion Jones takes her third gold of the Games with a brilliant run as the USA win the 400m relay by a huge margin.
Greene takes US to relay gold
Favourites USA take gold in the men's 4x100m relay, with Brazil and Cuba in silver and bronze respectively.
Johnson quits the big time
Track legend Michael Johnson retires from major international competition after taking his fourth Olympic gold in the 400m relay.
Walde deposes favourite
Ethiopian youngster Million Wolde upsets pre-race favourite Ali Saidi-Sief to win the Olympic 5000m title.
Holmes fades in 1500m
Nouriah Benida-Merah strikes gold in the women's 1500m final as Kelly Holmes and Hayley Tullett both fail in their quest for medals.
Bahamas take relay gold
Marion Jones can only take bronze as world champions Bahamas win 4x100m relay gold.
Brave Radcliffe denied medal
Paula Radcliffe sets a new national record but can only finish fourth in the women's 10,000m final behind gold medallist Derartu Tulu.
Russian 400m runner fails test
Russian 400-metre runner Svetlana Pospelova is the first track-and-field athlete to test positive for drugs at the Sydney Games.
Segura loses appeal
Mexican walker Bernardo Segura has lost his appeal against disqualification in the Olympic men's 20 km walk.
Darren's delight Down Under
200m silver medalist Darren Campbell talks exclusively to BBC Sport Online about his brilliant run in the Olympic Stadium - and his hopes for Athens in 2004.
Ngeny upsets favourite El Guerrouj
Kenyan Noah Ngeny outsprints red-hot favourite Hicham El Guerrouj to take 1500m gold.
Kosgei takes 3000m steeplechase gold
World junior champion Reuben Kosgei of Kenya wins the men's 3000m steeplechase in a controversial finish.
Nerves put paid to El Guerrouj
BBC TV commentator and Olympic silver medallist Steve Cram gives Sport Online his thoughts on the latest athletic action.
Korzeniowski walks to second gold
Poland's Robert Korzeniowski adds gold in the 50km walk to the one he won over 20km.
Maddocks strides into Aussie hearts
Walker Chris Maddocks won the admiration of the Australian crowd after battling to finish his race despite carrying an injury.
Jones bags second gold
Marion Jones' bid for a unique five Olympic gold medals is still on as she cruises to her second title in the women's 200m.
Campbell storms to silver
British sprint star Darren Campbell takes the silver medal behind Konstantinos Kenteris in the men's 200m final.
Saville sees gold snatched away
Australian race-walker Jane Saville is disqualified within sight of winning gold in front of her home-town crowd.
Cram salutes British sprinters
BBC TV commentator and Olympic silver medallist Steve Cram gives Sport Online his thoughts on the latest athletic action.
Perec rules out Aussie return
France's triple Olympic gold medallist Marie-Jose Perec declares she will never set foot in Australia again.
From Plymouth Argyle to Sydney silver
As career moves go, Darren Campbell's decision to give up football is looking like one of the shrewdest in British sport.
Malcolm hailed as new Welsh star
Former Olympic champion Lynn Davies believes Christian Malcolm can become one of the premier sprinters in the world.
Olga leaps to hurdles joy
Kazakhstan's Olga Shishigina wins a surprisingly open women's 100m hurdles to earn her country's first ever Olympic gold.
Taylor grabs hurdles gold
American Angelo Taylor pips Saudi Arabian Hadi Souan Somayli to win the men's 400m hurdles final in a time of 47.50 seconds.
Novice Privalova takes gold
Russian novice 400m hurdler Irina Privalova wins the Olympic gold in only her fifth race at the distance - while reigning champion Deon Hemmings takes silver.
Glory for Freeman - and medal for Merry
Cathy Freeman fulfils Australia's dreams with gold in the Olympic 400m, while Britain's Katharine Merry claims bronze.
Johnson's golden run
US superstar Michael Johnson becomes the first man in history to defend the Olympic 400m title.
Holmes battles to 800m bronze
Britain's Kelly Holmes puts her injury problems behind her to claim a surprise third place behind Maria Mutola in the women's 800m.
Hero Haile holds on for gold
Haile Gebrselassie pips his old rival Paul Tergat to retain his Olympic 10,000m title by the smallest margin in the event's history.
Whiteman furious over exit
Tony Whiteman vents his anger after crashing out of the 1500m, but John Mayock and Andrew Graffin are through to the semi-finals.
Australia salutes its favourite daughter
For Australians everywhere, Cathy Freeman's victory in the 400m was the highlight of the Games. BBC Sport's Jonathon Moore reports.
Gold for Mozambique
Maria Mutola storms home in the 800m to win her country's first ever Olympics Gold medal and Africa's first gold in Sydney.
Jackson flops in hurdles final
Britain's Colin Jackson suffers Olympic heartbreak in the 110m hurdles final, as Cuba's Anier Garcia takes gold.
Americans accused of drugs cover-up
US athletics officials accused of a cover-up after shot put world champion CJ Hunter - the husband of Marion Jones - tests positive for a banned substance before the Olympics.
Szabo sprints past O'Sullivan to gold
Romania's world champion Gabriela Szabo takes the Olympic 5,000m title after a dramatic home straight battle with Ireland's Sonia O'Sullivan.
No slip-ups for Devers
Gail Devers, who tripped when yards from gold in Barcelona, makes no mistakes as she cruises into the 100m hurdles semi-finals.
Golden night of action
Cathy Freeman, Michael Johnson and Haile Gebreselassie win golds on an amazing Monday night of athletics in Sydney.
El Gerrouj cruises to 1500m semi
Hicham El Gerrouj looks ominous in qualifying for the semi-final of the 1500m and is joined by Britain's John Mayock and Andy Graffin.
Magic Johnson sets standard of his own
Michael Johnson is an athlete in a world of his own, as he demonstrated in Sydney with another crushing victory in the 400m.
Takahashi breaks marathon record
Naoko Takahashi is the first Japanese female to win an Olympics athletics event after victory in the marathon with a new Games record time.
Greene grabs sprint gold
Maurice Greene wins the Olympic 100m title - but Britain's leading challenger Dwain Chambers just misses out on a medal.
Jones takes gold number one
Marion Jones wins the women's 100m in blistering style to claim the first of the five golds she is chasing.
Keeping up with Jones
Marion Jones is set to join her mentors, the late Florence Griffith-Joyner and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, as true Olympic greats.
Golden Greene joins legends
After watching in tears while Donovan Bailey won 100m gold in 1996, Maurice Greene adds his name to the glittering list of sprint heroes.
Mexican outrage over 'Olympic robbery'
Mexicans are up in arms after a walking team member was stripped of his gold medal for letting both feet leave the ground.
Perec complains of press pressure
Marie-Jose Perec tells the French sports minister that the Australian press drove her from the Olympic Games in Sydney.
Walking gold handed to Pole
Poland's Robert Korzeniowski is awarded gold in the 20km walk after Bernardo Segura of Mexico is disqualified.
Iwan feels for Baulch
Iwan Thomas tells BBC Sport Online about his disappointment for team-mate Jamie Baulch and preparations for the 400m relay.
Perec out of Olympics
French officials say triple Olympic champion Marie-Jose Perec will not compete in the Sydney Games after fleeing a confrontation in her hotel.
Drugs allegations rock US camp
A major row erupts in Sydney over allegations that US officials have covered up a spate of positive drugs tests over the last two years.
Did the stress get to Perec?
France's Marie-Jose Perec and her entourage abruptly storm out of the Sydney games in circumstances that are still not clear.
Christie: 'Give me lie detector test'
Linford Christie tells BBC's Olympic Grandstand he is willing to take a lie detector test in a bid to prove his innocence over doping claims.
Cathy comes home
Cathy Freeman's success in the 400m is a reason for celebration for Australia's black community. BBC Sport's Jonathon Moore reports.
Baumann loses bid to lift ban
German runner Dieter Baumann loses his appeal against his drug suspension and is out of the Games.
Kenya strikes double gold
After a long wait Kenyan athletes claim Olympic gold on the track in the 1500m and the 3000m steeplechase.
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