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Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

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50 Stunning Olympic moments: Michael Johnson's sprint double

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The 101 Most Iconic Photographs in Sports History

2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

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Daley Thompson on his way to retaining his Olympic decathlon title at the Los Angeles Games - 1988 (Getty Images/Steve Powell)

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Medal cookies

Make these round vanilla biscuits, ice in bright colours, thread on a ribbon and give out as edible prizes

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The dirtiest race in history: 1998's Olympic 100m final, the year that steroids turned sport sour

Benjamin Sinclair "Ben" Johnson, CM OOnt (born December 30, 1961) is a Canadian former sprinter, who won two Olympic bronze medals and an Olympic gold medal, which was later rescinded. He set consecutive 100 metres world records at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics and the 1988 Summer Olympics, but he was disqualified for doping, losing the Olympic title and both records.

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