World Junior Championships Kick Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Opening ceremonies of the IAAF World Junior Championships kicked off Tuesday. The meet is the premiere track and field event for junior athletes around the world. Track and field fans are pumped up for this international competition, it’s not just fans in Eugene who come to support but people as far as … Continue reading »

Web Extra: 2014 World Junior Pressers

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Flags Fly for World Junior Championships

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly 200 flags are flying high over the south side of Hayward Field. It’s all to make participants of this year’s IAAF World Junior Championships feel a little more at home. There are 177 flags–one for each country that will be represented come July. Hayward will host thousands of international athletes, the … Continue reading »

TrackTown Ready for the World Juniors

EUGENE, Ore — TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna and IAAF Ambassador and four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon met with the media on Friday, May 9, to announce the preliminary entries – countries and athletes – for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. A total of 177 national federations have expressed their intention to bring athletes … Continue reading »

TrackTown USA Youth Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — The IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field are 200 days away, and organizers are trying to get kids excited about the summer event with the “U.S.A. Youth Challenge.” This is the first time the event will be held in the United States. Organizers say some of the best track athletes in … Continue reading »

World Juniors Are One Year Away

EUGENE — In one year from Monday, the best young athletes will come to Eugene. It’ll be the beginning of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships, which will be held at Hayward Field. It’ll be the first time that the World Juniors will be held in the United States, and the first … Continue reading »