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Hayward Field awarded 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials

USA Track and Field announced on Thursday that Hayward Field will host the 2020 United States Track & Field Olympic Trials. The 2020 trials were set to be held at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, but after renovation concerns, the door opened for Eugene to host the trials …

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Photos: Best of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials

The light now shines on London but for now, here are 32 selects from the 2012 Olympic Trials.

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Freimark: Race walking deserves more respect than it has gotten

A sport as grueling as this one shouldn’t be easily tossed to the wind.

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Out-of-town spectators elated with atmosphere of TrackTown USA

Fans from across the country react to Eugene’s transformation into TrackTown USA.

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Run-off scheduled between Felix and Tarmoh for final spot in women’s 100-meter dash

It’s going to be a run-off to determine who will take the third and final ticket to London for the U.S.’s women’s 100-meter team.

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Allyson Felix wins women’s 200 meters at U.S. Olympic Trials, sets meet record

Coming into the Olympic Trials, fans and media alike expected the final of the women’s 200 meters to be a closely contested and star-studded affair. Saturday evening, the event didn’t disappoint, as Allyson Felix crossed the line in 21.69 seconds to set a meet record while beating out world-class competitors …

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Photos: Day 8 at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field

U.S. Olympic Team Trials day 8 features the heptathlon, semi-finals for the men’s and women’s 200, 400-meter hurdles, and 1500-meter runs. The day ends with the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.

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Decision postponed on women’s 100-meter dash tiebreaker

5,000-meter runner Bernard Lagat also speaks about Hayward Field and his experience there.

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Photos: Best of June 24 Olympic Trials, Merritt, Richards-Ross and Gatlin get top spots for London

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.

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Photos: June 22 U.S. Olympic Team Trials events and opening ceremonies

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Video: Fans enjoying Olympic Trials’ activities

Fans participate in obstacles and track events at the “Starting Block” in the public area of the Olympic Trials at Hayward Field. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REytT-NMapc&w=920&h=518]

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Photos: Best of June 21: hammer throw team chosen

The 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials started out with a bang — well, a thud — on Thursday, June 21, with the “Hammertime” hammer throw event at the Nike Campus in Beaverton, Ore. Athletes from around the country gathered in front of a crowd of 3,000, hurling and heaving their …

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Friday’s heatsheets for men’s decathalon

Decathlon events being conducted on Friday, June 22

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2012 Olympic Trials focus on creating a sustainable event

Organizing committee TrackTown12 attempts to set benchmark for eco-friendly events

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