EUGENE, Ore. — The race to land the 2019 IAAF World Championships has come to an end. Doha, Qatar came out on top, winning the bid over Barcelona, Spain and Eugene. Residents are still proud of Eugene and that the IAAF is still going to stay busy with future events in Oregon. “It’s unfortunate because … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is hoping to become the first U.S. city in the world to host the 2019 IAAF World Track and Field Championships. Eugene is one of three cities hoping to land the championships. Barcelona, Spain and Doha, Qatar are the others. The IAAF World Championships will be the world’s largest sporting event … Continue reading »
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 »
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.
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 spokesperson from the University of Oregon said. The University of Oregon Police Department is working to try to locate the … Continue reading »
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 »
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.