Researchers conducted in-depth personal interviews with individuals involved with the rise, decline and resurrection of the TrackTown USA identity, including current and former coaches, athletes, journalists, historians and visitors bureau officials.
The opening ceremonies of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field will include a tribute to the centennial anniversary of the modern decathlon. The decathlon ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 22.
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Preparations are well underway in Track Town, USA for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field. This awe-inspiring event is expected to sell-out, so there are important dates for track fans across the nation to mark...
Oregon's men came so close to capturing the NCAA outdoor track title last season but Texas A&M edged them in the final event. This season the Ducks are confident in finally earning that team title, boosted by the home crowd at historic Hayward Field.
Hayward Field will remain a center of the track and field universe for years to come, with the NCAA Track and Field championships award to the University of Oregon facility for the 2013 and 2014 season.
"Red category means the air is unhealthy for just about everybody." | Air quality in the Eugene/Springfield area severely worsened Wednesday as smoke and ash from forest fires in the Cascades settled into the southern Willamette Valley.