Reliving the 2010 NCAA Oregon Sweep

Andrew Wheating: A.J. Acosta: Andrew Wheating and A.J. Acosta relive their magical Oregon 1-2-3 sweep in the Men’s 1500 NCAA Track & Field Championship final.

Pre Classic Affects Local Economy

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of people are heading to Eugene this weekend for the Prefontaine Classic, and this means businesses are gearing up for a busy weekend. With this major track and field event in town, people from all over the country packed their bags and headed here to Track Town U.S.A. to watch the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks Ready for NCAA’s

Oregon track coach Robert Johnson: Oregon runner Elijah Greer: Oregon sprinter Dior Mathis: Oregon sprinter Chizoba Okodogbe: Oregon runner Anne Kesselring: Oregon decathlete Dakotah Keys: Oregon runner Megan Patrignelli:

UO Athletes Run for Victims

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon athletes also showed their support for the Boston Marathon bombing victims. At another historical venue for runners, Oregon’s Hayward Field, members of UO’s track and field teams took part in the Run for Boston initiative, which encouraged people to gather Wednesday and run in solidarity for the people and … Continue reading »

OSU Ready to Host First Meet in 25 Years

Courtesy: OSU Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore.– The long wait will finally be over this Saturday, when the Oregon State track & field program hosts Portland and Willamette for a meet at the school’s brand new Whyte Track & Field Center. The home event at the team’s state-of-the-art facility will be the first for the Beavers … Continue reading »

Thomas Shines At 2013 Oregon Preview

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE, Ore.– De’Anthony Thomas’ three victories – including a meet record in the 4×100 meter relay – highlighted the Oregon Preview as the Ducks opened the outdoor season Saturday at Historic Hayward Field. The Preview meet also saw an American record in the women’s 2,000 meter steeplechase and a total of … Continue reading »

Non-Profit Raises Funds for High Schools

EUGENE, Ore. — Team Run Eugene, a local non-profit, hosted a sale on Sunday for six Springfield and Eugene high school track and field programs. New and used apparel was offered at discounted prices. The group has been around for about 18 months, but has managed to enlist the support of several well-known athletes such … Continue reading »

Olympian Speaks at Kelly Middle School

EUGENE, Ore. — A Brazilian track-and-field Olympian returned to Eugene this week to visit friends and volunteer his time with the students of Kelly Middle School. Jose Luis Barbosa picked Kelly because of his relationship with school principal Jose da Silva. The two have been friends for more than 30 years, and Principal da Silva … Continue reading »

Vin Lananna Inducted into Hall of Fame

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a big day former Oregon track and field coach Vin Lananna. He’ll be inducted Wednesday into the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame. In his 35 years of coaching, Lananna (left) led teams to 11 NCAA titles and 42 conference crowns. He also spearheaded campaigns … Continue reading »

Symmonds, Others Lash Out On Twitter

LONDON — Nick Symmonds has had a long standing beef with the powers that be of Track & Field, upset because the rules vastly limit his ability to get sponsors. Those limitations are even more pronounced during the Olympics, where, among other restrictions, athletes aren’t allowed to even tweet about their own sponsors, unless they … Continue reading »

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