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Rio Day 12: Female Track Stars on the Hunt for Gold

Women’s track and field events will occupy most of the Olympic primetime line-up Wednesday night, with medals being handed out in three high profile events. Reigning champion American Brittany Reese will kick things off at 8:15 p.m. when she defends her long jump title against teammate Tianna Bartoletta and Serbia’s Ivana Spanovic, who recorded the best jump in qualifying rounds earlier this week. Elaine Thompson of Jamaica, who won the women’s 100 meter sprint on Saturday, looks to...

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