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Eugene Bids to Host IAAF World Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross competing in Eugene, Oregon in 2012 (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)  By Gene Cherry Sept 25 (Reuters) – Eugene, Oregon will bid for the 2019 IAAF world athletics championships, seeking to become the first U.S. city to host the biennial event, officials said on Thursday. Barcelona and Doha are also bidding for the championships, which attract the world’s top […]

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 6: Afternoon Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 6: Afternoon Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 5: Afternoon Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 5: Afternoon Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 4: Evening Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 4: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 4: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 3: Evening Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 3: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 3: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 2: Evening Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 2: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Jumior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 2: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 1: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 1: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

Eugene Will Host 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) The gun goes on the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at the historic Hayward Field stadium in Eugene, USA, in exactly one month’s time and some of the top teenage athletics talents in the world have already been showing their form this summer. […]

2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: Eugene Godsoe wins 200m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) picked up his 2nd gold medal of the day after finishing with time of 1:51.29. Godsoe won the men’s 50m backstroke earlier in the day.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Eugene Godsoe wins 100m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) gets his second win this season (winning earlier in Singapore) at 49.87, beating Robert Hurley (AUS) by .05 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: Eugene Godsoe wins 50m Backstroke

American Eugene Godsoe won with a time of 23.12, beating 2nd place swimmer Robert Hurley by .14 seconds. This is Godsoe’s 2nd gold medal as he was the winner in yesterday’s 100m backstroke.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Eugene Godsoe wins 50m butterfly

Eugene Godsoe won with a winning time of 23.29 over 2nd place Matt Grevers. Godsoe’s time was the 9th fastest time this year, earning him a spot on his first world championship team.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Allyson Felix wins 200m

Former world champion Allyson Felix destroyed a solid 200m field, sprinting home in 22.23 seconds

2012 Diamond League Eugene: LaShawn Merritt wins 400m

Olympic 400m gold medallist LaShawn Merritt ran down world champion Kirani James to win the 400 in 44.91 seconds.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Liu Xiang wins 110m hurdles

The 2004 Athens Olympic gold medallist stormed home in 12.87 seconds in an eye-popping run that matched Cuban Dayron Robles’ mark, set in 2008.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Asbel Kiprop wins Bowman Mile

Asbel Kiprop (KEN) pulls away after the last turn for the win at 3:49.40; Bernard Lagat (USA) cruised into 14th.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Sanya Richards-Ross wins 400m

Richards-Ross (USA) gets the win in the Women’s 400m, beating World Champ Amantle Montsho (BOT) by .23 seconds.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Abubaker Kaki wins 400m

Kaki (SUD) gets the win, as he holds off Aman Mohamed (ETH) by .03 seconds; Nick Symmonds (USA) finished third.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Wallace Spearmon wins 200m

Wallace Spearmon (USA) gets the win at 20.27, beating Martina Churandy (NED) by .22 seconds.

2012 Diamond League Eugene: Prefontaine Classic (REPLAY)

The 38th Prefontaine Classic, a major stop on the road to the 2012 London Olympics, and part of the elite Samsung Diamond League of international meets, will be held at Hayward Field. (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Angelo Taylor beats Jeremy Wariner in 400m

June 4, 2011: Angelo Taylor upsets Jeremy Wariner and Oscar Pistorius in the 400m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Walter Dix wins 200m

June 4, 2011: Walter Dix wins the men’s 200m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Bernard Lagat kicks to 2-mile win

June 4, 2011: Bernard Lagat of the U.S. kicks down the final straightaway to win the men’s two-mile at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: David Oliver wins rematch with Liu Xiang

June 4, 2011: David Oliver got his revenge on Liu Xiang, winning the men’s 110m hurdles in a world-leadding 12.94 at the Prefontaine Classic.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Carmelita Jeter runs 7th-fastest ever 100m

June 4, 2011: Carmelita Jeter won the women’s 100m, equaling the seventh-fastest time ever at the Prefontaine Classic.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Kenia Sinclair tops Caster Semenya in 800m

June 4, 2011: Kenia Sinclair of Jamaica runs a world-lead to beat Caster Semenya of South Africa in the 800m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Haron Keitany Bowerman Mile

June 4, 2011: Kenya’s Haron Keitany wins the Bowerman Mile at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Steve Mullings sets MR in 100m

June 4, 2011: Steve Mullings of Jamaica runs a personal-best and meet-record 9.80 in the men’s 100m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Amantle Montsho upsets Allyson Felix in 400m

June 4, 2011: Amantle Montsho of Botswana wins the women’s 400m over Americans Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross at the Prefontaine Classic.

2011 Diamond League Eugene: Walter Dix wins 200m

June 4, 2011: Walter Dix wins the men’s 200m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

Doha to Host 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Doha (Shutterstock) MONACO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Qatar’s emergence as a global sporting hub gained further clout when Doha was chosen as host city for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships on Tuesday. The fast-growing city alongside the Arabian Gulf will become the first from the Middle East to stage the blue riband event. Overlooked […]

Pistorius Verdict, Sentence Facing Appeal

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO (Reuters) – South African prosecutors will appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence passed on Oscar Pistorius last week after public and legal criticism of the judge’s decision to absolve the track star of murder. The Olympic and Paralympic athlete, whose lower legs were amputated as a baby, killed […]

Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory Named NACAC Athletes of the Year

Justin Gatlin (L) and Francena McCorory INDIANAPOLIS — Four American athletes were honored by the Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) and the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) as the top track and field athletes in the region for 2014. Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory were selected as the Senior Male and […]

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five-Year Jail Term

Oscar Pistorius is led to a prison van (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings) By Joe Brock PRETORIA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. His uncle, […]

Pistorius Faces Prison Hospital Wing if Sentenced to Jail

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius will be committed to the hospital wing of one of South Africa’s toughest prisons if the double-amputee Olympic track star is sentenced to jail time for killing his girlfriend, the head of the prison service said on Thursday. On the fourth day of Pistorius’ sentencing hearing, Zach Modise, […]

Mariel Zagunis and Kendal Williams Earn USOC’s Athlete of the Month Honors

Trayvon Bromell and Kendal Williams (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout July earned Mariel Zagunis (Beaverton, Oregon) and Kendal Williams (Jacksonville, Florida) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s National Goalball Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Zagunis captured the silver […]

Team USA Wins Most Medals at IAAF World Junior Championships

Members of Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Team USA led all countries with 11 gold medals at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The U.S. recorded 206 points, easily defeating the next closest country, Kenya (82 points). The 21 combined medals for […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Chapelle wins Men’s Pole Vault

Alex Chapelle (FRA) wins the Men’s Pole Vault Event in Eugene, Oregon, with a total height of 5.55 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Markovic Wins Discus Throw

Martin Markovic (CRO) wins gold in the Men’s Discus Throw in Eugene with a total distance of 66.94 meters.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Jebet wins Women’s 3000m Steeplechase

Ruth Jebet (BRN) takes gold in the 3,000m Steeplechase in Eugene with a total of 9:36.74.

IAAF World Junior Championships Throwback Photos

Aries Merritt (Courtesy of IAAF) By Seth Rubinroit and Max Meyer Track and field’s future stars are currently competing at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Past competitors, including Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix, have made a name for themselves at the IAAF World Junior Championships. Many have gone on to become Olympic […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Kendal Williams Wins 100m

Kendal Williams (USA) gets his personal best in Eugene with a total time of 10.21.

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Cheptegei wins 10,000m

Joshua Cheptegei (UGA) takes hem gold for Uganda in the 1st final in Eugene with a total time of 28:32.86.

Trayvon Bromell and Mary Cain Highlight 2014 IAAF World Juniors

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA Today) Click here for the complete 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships television schedule. By Parker Morse Trayvon Bromell, one of USA’s top hopes for a gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, has been running fast for a long time this season. Starting with a 10.01 100m at […]

Diamond League Monaco Preview

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Tune in to IAAF Diamond League from Monaco Friday, July 18 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Click here for the full IAAF Diamond League schedule.  By Mike Rowbottom Monaco’s IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday (18) has much to live up to this year after 2013’s […]

 
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