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Oregon Wins First NCAA Track and Field Team Title Since 1984

Oregon Track and Field (Twitter: @OregonTF) EUGENE, Ore. — Track Town is title town. Fueled by three individual national champions on Saturday, Oregon won its first team title at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships since 1984. The Ducks needed 24 points entering the day to secure the title after winning the […]

2014 Dive and Surf Oregon Pro Surfing: Women’s Final

Bianca Valenti wins the Dive and Surf Oregon Pro women’s heat.

2014 Dive and Surf Oregon Pro Surfing: The Wipe-Outs

Check out all the crash outs and wipe outs from the 5th Big Wave Tour Event of the season.

2014 Dive and Surf Oregon Pro Surfing: Shawn Dollar 2nd

Shawn Dollar just couldn’t find the big wave, but he was good enough for second.

2014 Dive and Surf Oregon Pro Surfing: Alex Gray wins

In his very first Big Wave Tour event, Alex Gray nails a 10 point waves and walks away with the victory, scoring 27.17 points.

2014 Big Wave World Tour: Dive N’ Surf Oregon Pro

Get ready for the cold waters of Lincoln City, Oregon as the LIVE television broadcast of the Dive N’ Surf Oregon Pro brings all the big wave action to you at home via Universal Sports Network.

Oregon Pro Surfing Code

2013 – 2014 DIVE ‘N SURF OREGON PRO – LIVE March 12 @7:30pmET Officially named Tacklebuster Reef, but more commonly referred to as Nelscott Reef, is one of the Pacific NW’s hidden gems. Located a half mile out to sea in Lincoln City, Oregon, just up the beach from Spanish Head. It is a high […]

Bekele, Farah offer Olympic preview in Oregon

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele celebrates after winning the men’s 10.000m during the Diamond League athletics meeting in Brussels on September 16, 2011. (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon (June 1) – One has built a track on the outskirts of his country’s capital to aid his recovery from injury, the other trained in the […]

Robles pulls out of Oregon hurdles showdown

HAVANA, May 31 (Reuters) – Cuba’s Olympic high hurdles champion Dayron Robles has cancelled his participation in Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic because of a delayed visa, but will compete in New York on June 9, athletics officials said on Thursday. World record holder Robles had been scheduled to face China’s Liu Xiang and American David Oliver […]

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 […]

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 […]

Highlights from the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup

The Americas team finished in second place at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup with 390.0 points, behind Europe’s 447.5. Highlights from Marrakech, Morocco: Francena McCorory won the women’s 400m title, capping a tremendous 2014. McCorory crossed in 49.94 to take the crown, scoring a crucial eight points as Team Europe had taken a substantial lead halfway […]

Countdown to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Paralympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Sunday, Sept. 7. With the Opening Ceremony to be held Sept. 7, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will become the first South American […]

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.

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 […]

Americans Claim Gold and Silver in World Juniors 100m

Trayvon Bromell, left, and Kendal Williams at the IAAF World Junior Championships (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) By Parker Morse Kendal Williams of the host USA ran 10.21 to win the men’s 100m final at the end of the second day of competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014. Williams led a US 1-2 sweep, as […]

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 […]

Universal Sports Network and IAAF Extend Media Rights Partnership

Usain Bolt at the 2013 IAAF World Championships (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today a multiyear extension of their current media rights agreement to air IAAF’s marquee track & field events in the U.S. through 2019. The deal, finalized with the IAAF’s […]

10 Teens to Watch at 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

The scene in Oregon (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Click here for the TV schedule on Universal Sports Network. The best young athletes from nearly 200 countries will soon be on their way to Eugene for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which begin in exactly one week’s time on July 22. As featured in the latest edition of SPIKES, […]

Ann Arbor Named “America’s Top Swim City” by USA Swimming

University of Michigan pool (Courtesy of University of Michigan) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 14, 2014) – Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the best swim city in America, according to a new study commissioned by USA Swimming and leading swimwear brand Speedo. The community claimed the highest aggregate score in categories such as percentage of active swimmers […]

Team USA Roster for IAAF World Junior Championships

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY) INDIANAPOLIS — Record-setting high schoolers and NCAA champions highlight Team USA’s 89-member roster for the 8th IAAF World Junior Championships, scheduled for July 22-27 at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The roster includes eight individual medalists from 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, four NCAA champions and seventeen athletes with […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

Tyson Gay Returns to the Track This Thursday on Universal Sports

PHOTO CREDIT: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages Los Angeles (June 30, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air exclusive national television coverage of the IAAF Diamond League from Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, July 3, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE, and Paris, France on Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE. In addition, will live stream both races […]

2014 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships Recap

The USATF Outdoor Championships returned to Sacramento for 2014. The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships brought the nation’s best athletes to Northern California while also serving as the final stop of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series. Men’s and Women’s 100m: In the 100m men’s final, Mike Rodgers (St. Louis, Missouri) rocketed to his first U.S. title since […]

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. […]

Galen Rupp Sets U.S. 10,000m Record

  Galen Rupp (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports) The IAAF Diamond League continues from Rome Thursday, June 5, at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. CLICK HERE for Diamond League highlights. (Reuters) – American Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp ran the year’s fastest 10,000 meters to break his national record at the opening session of […]

Team USA Named Best Overall Team at IAAF World Relays

(L-R) Joanna Atkins, Natasha Hastings, Dee Dee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States women’s 4x400m team at the IAAF World Relays (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Team USA was awarded the Golden Baton at the IAAF World Relays. The Golden Baton is awarded to the best overall team across all […]

Big Waves World Tour Coming To USN This March

The final two events on the 2013-2014 Big Wave World Surfing Tour will be aired live on national television for the first time ever on Universal Sports Network. In addition to broadcast coverage, the entire contest will stream live on With the current season ending March 31, 2014, the final countdown has begun! Make sure […]

Chris Horner Wins Vuelta; Becomes Oldest Grand Tour Winner

By Alasdair Fotheringham MADRID | Sun Sep 15, 2013 (Reuters) – American Chris Horner, nicknamed ‘Grandpa’ by his peers, created more than one landmark when he won the Tour of Spain on Sunday at the age of 41. Horner is the first rider from the United States to win cycling’s third Grand Tour. Andy Hampsten […]

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Felix and Eaton named U.S. athletes of year

Nov 12 (Reuters) – Multiple Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix and double world record holder Ashton Eaton have won Jesse Owens Awards as U.S. athletes of the year, USA Track & Field (USATF) announced on Monday. Felix, the three-time world 200 metres champion, won Olympic gold at the 2012 London Games in the 200m, the […]

Liu falls at first hurdle in London

Xiang Liu (CHN) falls in a mens 110m hurdles heat as Artur Noga (POL) and Balazs Baji (HUN) react during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – China’s Liu Xiang experienced deja vu of the most agonizing kind on Tuesday when the […]

Phelps goes out a winner as U.S. wins relay

Michael Phelps (USA) competes in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps ended his incredible Olympic career on the perfect note on Saturday, winning his 18th gold medal for the United States in […]

Decathlete Eaton will take nothing for granted

By Gene Cherry LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – An aching Ashton Eaton felt like he had fallen out of a tree the day after setting the decathlon world record at the U.S. trials last month. His body was that beat up from the physically demanding 10-event two-day competition. Now comes a new challenge, the London […]

Relay member Dunn withdraws from US team over drug test

Allyson Felix (R) is congratulated by Debbie Dunn after Felix won the Women’s 400 meter dash on day three of the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Hayward Field on June 25, 2011 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry July 13 (Reuters) – Former U.S. world indoor 400 […]

Injuries on the mend, Gay in mix to be the best

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay, right, stretches as he stands next to French 100m champion Christophe Lemaitre, at the end of a press conference in Paris, Wednesday July 4, 2012. Both athletes will compete in the Diamonds League track and field event at the Stade de France on July 6. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere) By […]

Tarmoh pulls out of Olympic runoff

Allyson Felix (R) hugs Jeneba Tarmoh after winning the women’s 200 meters final at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, July 2 (Reuters) – Jeneba Tarmoh has withdrawn from Monday’s scheduled 100 meters third place runoff against Allyson Felix for a place on […]

Felix and Tarmoh to race for last Olympic spot

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, July 1 (Reuters) – Allyson Felix and training partner Jeneba Tarmoh will settle their controversial women’s 100 meters third-place tie at the U.S. Olympic trials with a runoff on Monday, officials said on Sunday. Tarmoh was originally named as the winner of the final spot on the U.S. team for […]

Richards-Ross sets pace in women’s 200 semi-finals

Sanya Richards-Ross (C) finishes in the women’s 200 meters qualifying at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 29 (Reuters) – Sanya Richards-Ross sprinted to the year’s second fastest time as she won her women’s 200 meters semi-final at the U.S. Olympic athletics […]

Rupp runs down Lagat for U.S. distance double

Galen Rupp (R) and Bernard Lagat finish in the men’s 5,000 meters final at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 28, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 28 (Reuters) – Galen Rupp ran down favorite Bernard Lagat to win a spine-tingling 5,000 meters and secure the first men’s long […]

Sprinters’ coach wants 100 runoff delay until Tuesday

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 27 (Reuters) – Bob Kersee, coach of two sprinters who tied for third place at the U.S. Olympic trials, told Reuters on Wednesday he wants the runoff to determine who goes to the London Games delayed until at least next Tuesday. USA Track & Field spokeswoman Jill Geer has […]

Greene doubts Bolt will romp to records in London

Asafa Powell of Jamaica moves away from team mate Usain Bolt on his way to victory in the Men’s 4 x 100m Relay Final at the National Stadium on Day 14 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 22, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June […]

Coin toss or run-off may decide women’s 100m place

U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix puts her arm around Jeneba Tarmoh after the two runners tied for third place in the women’s 100m race at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon Saturday June 23, 2012. Athletics officials should wait until Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh compete in the 200 meters trials before they make […]

Gatlin secures London return ahead of Gay

Justin Gatlin (R) celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men’s 100 meter final ahead of Tyson Gay (L) and Michael Rodgers at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 24, 2012. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 24 (Reuters) – Justin Gatlin is back. So is Tyson […]

Coach wants women’s 100m tiebreaker delayed

Allyson Felix (L) and Jeneba Tarmoh cross the finish line during the women’s 100 meters final at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 23, 2012. 9REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 24 (Reuters) – Athletics officials should wait until Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh compete in the 200 meters trials […]

American Eaton sets decathlon world record

U.S. decathlete Ashton Eaton sets a new world record as he crosses the finish line in the men’s decathlon 1500m at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon June 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 23 (Reuters) – Ashton Eaton set a glittering decathlon world record at the U.S. Olympic […]

Gatlin and Gay cruise into 100m semis at U.S. trials

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 23 (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin took a confident step forward on his comeback trail, breezing through the first round of the men’s 100 meters in an eye-catching 9.90 seconds at the U.S. athletics trials on Saturday. Gatlin, who won gold at the 2004 Athens Games but […]

Clay’s decathlon defense in tatters

Decathlete Bryan Clay grabs last hurdle in decathlon 110m hurdles at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 23 (Reuters) – Bryan Clay’s chances of defending his Olympic decathlon title ended on Saturday after a sequence of events, including a temporary disqualification, left […]

Gatlin ready to sprint to London, race Bolt

Justin Gatlin (USA) celebrates his win in the men’s 100m at the 2012 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field. (Scott Olmos-US PRESSWIRE) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 22 (Reuters) – At the ripe old age of 30, Justin Gatlin feels like a kid again. The darkness of a four-year doping suspension has faded and sprinting […]

Richards-Ross and Felix look for double success

Sanya Richards-Ross (R) of the United States celebrates winning the women’s 400m race at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League track meet in Eugene, Oregon, June 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 21 (Reuters) – Since she was a youngster, former world champion Sanya Richards-Ross has dreamed of being on the Olympic […]

Sprints set to dominate U.S athletics trials

FILE – This June 2, 2012 file photo shows United States’ Justin Gatlin winning the 100-meter event at the Prefontaine Classic athletics meet in Eugene, Ore. Now 30 and eight years removed from his last Olympic trials, Gatlin’s all business as he steps to the line this weekend. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) By Gene […]

Beaming Farah gains from pain

Britain’s Mo Farah crosses the finish line to win the men’s 5000 meters final during the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona in this July 31, 2010 file photograph. Farah’s decision to forgo home comforts transformed him from European to world champion and the popular Briton is banking on the grueling training regime that got him […]

American Eaton ready to chase decathlon record

US athlete Ashton Eaton (L) celebrates his gold medal after winning the men’s heptathlon following victory in the final 800m event at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships at the Atakoy Athletics Arena in Istanbul on March 10, 2012. Eaton broke the indoor world record with a score of 6645. (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images) By […]


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