4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — The fourth Ethiopian athlete who went missing at the the World Junior Track and Field Championships is safe. The University of Oregon Police Department says it found Zeyituna Mohammed in Federal Way, Washington. She was at the residence of an acquaintance. She went missing with three other teammates. They were found in … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Lananna Recaps World Juniors

EUGENE, Oregon – Shortly after closing ceremonies ended and Vin Lananna passed on the “torch” to the next host of the Junior World Track & Field Championships, he reflected on the competition’s first appearance on U.S. soil and whether the United States is ready to host the Sr. World Championships in 2019.

4 Ethiopian Track Members Missing

EUGENE, Ore. — Four members from the Ethiopian track team are missing from the IAAF World Junior Championships. The championships wrap up Sunday night, but officials say the missing members left early without their team, a┬áspokesperson from the University of Oregon said. The University of Oregon Police Department is working to try to locate the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Day 2 of IAAF World Juniors

Maggie Schmaedick after IAAF World Juniors 5,000M Final Kaylin Whitney after IAAF World Juniors 100M Final Ariana Washington after IAAF World Juniors 100M Final Christian Brennan after IAAF World Juniors 400M EUGENE, OR – Incoming freshman Ariana Washington led a quartet of Oregon women competing at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships, Wednesday, … Continue reading »

Web Extra: 2014 World Junior Pressers

2014 IAAF World Juniors Championships Official Press Conference #1: 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships Official Press Conference #2:

SSE: 1-on-1 with Vin Lananna

Eugene, Ore.– KEZI Sports’ Mike Skow spoke with Tracktown USA & UO Athletics’ Vin Lananna this week about the upcoming IAAF World Junior Championships as well as the Duck men’s track & field team winning this year’s NCAA Outdoor title at last month’s championships in Eugene. See our full conversation here.