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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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UO music professor composes first original piece of music for an American track event

Spectators at Tuesday’s 10K race in the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships may not have realized they were part of a unique experiment combining music and sports. TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna commissioned the University of Oregon’s Brian McWhorter to compose an original piece and perform it with a live orchestra. McWhorter, a nationally renowned …

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IAAF General Secretary Essar Gabriel and council member Abby Hoffman visit Hayward Field prior to IAAF World Junior Championships

A warm and sunny day greeted International Association of Athletics Federations General Secretary Essar Gabriel and IAAF Council member Abby Hoffman on their visit to Hayward Field on Thursday in advance of the IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held at Eugene’s prestigious track and field venue from July 22-27. TrackTown USA president Vin …

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Report: Vin Lananna to step down as head coach of Oregon track and field, Robert Johnson will take his place

Friday afternoon, Curtis Anderson of the Register-Guard reported that associate athletic director Vin Lananna will no longer lead the Oregon track and field program. While the timing of the move is unknown, Lananna will remain with Oregon in a different role.

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Lieberman: Past anguish has Oregon women ready for NCAA title run

The Duck women fell just short of an elusive crown in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Is 2012 the year?

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Oregon moves contingent forward at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

English Gardner, Anne Kesselring and Elijah Greer are among those moving forward.

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Ducks to send 13 to NCAA Track and Field Championships

Oregon will be sending 13 track and field men and women to the NCAA Championships next weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Oregon men and women flourish in winning inaugural Pac-12 track & field championships

The men came away with their sixth-straight conference title, while the women dominated en route to their fourth-straight.

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Oregon track and field returns to Penn Relays

The Ducks will return to the college’s preeminent track showcase for the first time since 2010. Jordan Hasay and Luke Puskedra will instead head to the Payton Jordan Invitational.

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No. 1 Oregon women, No. 13 men move toward championship dreams at Oregon Relays

Brianne Theisen, English Gardner, Johnathan Cabral and Sam Crouser were just a few of the Ducks that stood out on Friday and Saturday at Hayward Field.

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Oregon women aim for third-straight title at NCAA Indoor Championships in Boise

The Ducks will count on a big finish in the mile from Jordan Hasay and Anne Kesselring.

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Cross CountrySports

Oregon distance runner Matthew Centrowitz foregoes senior season, turns pro

The senior leaves the program as one of the most decorated runners in program history.

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Oregon men place third at Pac-12 Cross Country Championships; women take fourth

Jordan Hasay and Luke Puskedra lead their respective sides against the conference’s best.

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Dellinger Invitational proves a successful tune-up for Oregon cross country

The Oregon women finished first, while the Oregon men placed second at Springfield Country Club. Sarah Penney and Parker Stinson set the pace for the Ducks at their only home meet in 2011.

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Underclassmen hope to step up for Oregon at Bill Dellinger Invitational

With several veteran leaders from 2010 gone, both the men and women are counting on a younger crowd.

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Oregon Twilight meet sets the table for Pac-10 Track and Field Championships next week

The men’s distance relay will highlight this year’s Twilight Meet, which begins Friday at 5 p.m.

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