During the trials at Hayward Field, the volunteers are distinctive in their special white and black jackets with green Oregon shirts underneath.
With an estimated 20,000 extra spectators from out of the area bringing in approximately $31 million, local business owners are pleased with both the economic boom and the atmosphere surrounding the 2012 Olympic Trials.
From across the United States, track and field athletes have come to Eugene to compete in the Olympic Trials, including athletes right here in Oregon. Current and former students from the University of Oregon have and continue to compete in the Trials, securing spots in the semi-finals, finals and, ultimately, …
After Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh finished the women’s 100-meter dash in a dead heat for third place, the United States of America Track and Field Association was forced to determine a legitimate way to name the third and final member of the US team. If neither athlete declines their …
Yesterday wrapped up with three of the fastest finishes with LaShawn Merritt and Sanya Richards-Ross leading the men’s and women’s 400-meter dash teams, and Justlin Gatlin returning to the Olympics in the 100-meter dash after a 4 year ban from competition.
The former Olympic gold medalist qualified to run in London after missing the ’08 games due to a failed drug test.
The third day of 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials saw 21 athletes added to the roster of the United States Olympic Track & Field team. The Emerald’s photo team, including myself, were speckled all throughout Hayward Field covering the seven finals that took place today. During a brief period following the men’s 100 meter dash, I spent twenty minutes shooting an 81-picture panorama from the stands.
Jenn Suhr, Marquise Goodwin, Reese Hoffa, several others clear Olympic Trials on their way to London
Competition got underway early on the third day of the U.S. Olympic Trials with the entire field in the women’s pole vault competition in the final round after rain forced the cancellation of the preliminary round on Friday.
University of Oregon sophomore sprinter English Gardner took seventh at the Olympic Trials in the 100 meters with a time of 11.28 seconds. Gardner recently took the 100 meters at the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, and while she didn’t qualify for the U.S. team in London, she says …
Make sure you’re tuned in for this quartet of events.
As the front gates open and the crowd floods in, free ice cream samples fly off the tray in front of the Coconut Bliss Tent.
Ever wonder what it’s like to live in Eugene during the Olympic Trials? Here is your chance to find out.
Each day we preview what promises to be some of the biggest events of the day. Day five is packed with intense finals, three with some very special reasons to watch. 5:50 p.m., Men’s high jump (final) After a soggy day left the competition space in less than ideal conditions, …
Every night — when the pulse-pounding Trials finish for the day — fans, coaches, athletes, agents, college kids and Olympians past and future leave Hayward Field and make their way to talk, drink and party at the Wild Duck Cafe.
At just 20 years of age while still a student at Tennessee State University, Manning-Mims set an Olympic record in the women’s 800 meters with a time of 2:00.9, besting the rest of the field by more than 10 meters at the race’s end.
Another historic day at Hayward Field as Oregon Track Club’s Ashton Eaton sets the world record in the decathlon.
Oregon Track Club decathlete Ashton Eaton broke a world record in the decathlon on Saturday, finishing with 9,039 points.
Asics decathlete Bryan Clay, ending Friday in third, hit a snag Saturday when he was quickly disqualified in the men’s 110-meter hurdles and then not scoring a point in the discus. He still continued competing for the rest of the day, finishing a decathlon with more points than four athletes …
Women’s pole vault (final) 1:00 p.m. 1 Samantha Sonnenburg Unattached 2 Morgann Leleux Georgia 3 Kylie Hutson Nike 4 Angela Rummans Unattached 5 Vera Neuenswander Unattached 6 Lacy Janson Nike 7 Melissa Gergel Unattached 8 Allison Stokke Unattached 9 Megan Jamerson Unattached 10 Janice Keppler Unattached 11 Jennifer Suhr …
Third place for 100m dash still undetermined.
The reigning Olympic champion stumbled early on and never recovered.
Ashton Eaton sets decathlon world record of 9,039 points. Eaton broke three world records in two days.
Just a few hours of sleep removed from one of the best first-day performances ever by an American decathlete, Ashton Eaton returned to the track Saturday for the 110-meter hurdles. Eaton was once again grouped with defending Olympic gold medalist Bryan Clay, running in the last of four sections. After …