track and field http://nwpr.org en Oregon Decathlete Ashton Eaton Pursues World Championship In Moscow http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-decathlete-ashton-eaton-pursues-world-championship-moscow <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Olympic athletes from the Northwest are steering clear of politics as they head for Moscow, Russia, this week for the 2013 World Championships in track and field.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 23:33:45 +0000 Tom Banse 32203 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Decathlete Ashton Eaton Pursues World Championship In Moscow Track And Field Trials Return To Eugene In 2016 http://nwpr.org/post/track-and-field-trials-return-eugene-2016 <p></p><p></p><p>USA Track&nbsp;and Field announced today that Eugene will host the 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field trials. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:52:11 +0000 Beth Hyams 25761 at http://nwpr.org High Jump's 'Fosbury Flop' Has Roots In Northwest http://nwpr.org/post/high-jumps-fosbury-flop-has-roots-northwest <p>A second-time Olympian from Beaverton, Ore., will be the flag bearer for Team USA during Friday&#39;s Opening Ceremony at the London Games. U.S. team captains chose fencer Mariel Zagunis for the honor.<br /><br />Meanwhile, one of the fans cheering the athletes on will be another Northwesterner who revolutionized the high jump. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 00:27:43 +0000 Tom Banse 12253 at http://nwpr.org High Jump's 'Fosbury Flop' Has Roots In Northwest UO Alumni Centrowitz, Wheating Make U.S. Olympic Team http://nwpr.org/post/uo-alumni-centrowitz-wheating-make-us-olympic-team <p>Two more University of Oregon alum are headed to the London Olympics this summer, after the final day of the Track and Field Trials Sunday. Matthew Centrowitz and Andrew Wheating will face the world&#39;s best after placing in the top three of Sunday&#39;s 1,500-meters. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 00:34:34 +0000 Jes Burns 11043 at http://nwpr.org UO Alumni Centrowitz, Wheating Make U.S. Olympic Team Eugene Racewalker Places Third At Olympic Track And Field Trials http://nwpr.org/post/eugene-racewalker-places-third-olympic-track-and-field-trials <p>The only Eugene native competing at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials placed third Sunday in the women&#39;s racewalk. But it wasn&#39;t enough to earn her a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 23:34:21 +0000 Jes Burns 11041 at http://nwpr.org Eugene Racewalker Places Third At Olympic Track And Field Trials Olympic Hopeful Is Also An Entrepreneur http://nwpr.org/post/olympic-hopeful-also-entrepreneur <p>Two Eugene-based athletes competing in the Olympic Track and Field Trials, which start this week, are also entrepreneurs. Lauren Fleshman and fellow runner Stephanie Rothstein have a two-year-old business making dairy and gluten free energy bars. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:32:08 +0000 Rachael McDonald 10369 at http://nwpr.org Olympic Hopeful Is Also An Entrepreneur Olympic Track Trials Could Stock Team USA With Northwest Athletes http://nwpr.org/post/olympic-track-trials-could-stock-team-usa-northwest-athletes <p>Qualifying action for the 2012 Summer Olympics is happening in three Northwest cities this week. The U.S. Olympic Trials in diving are underway in Federal Way, Wash. Meanwhile, track and field qualifying starts with a hammer throw competition on the Nike campus in Beaverton, Ore., Thursday. The rest of the track team selection unfolds in Eugene starting on Friday. Team USA is likely to be well-stocked with Northwest athletes. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:15:28 +0000 Tom Banse 10367 at http://nwpr.org Olympic Track Trials Could Stock Team USA With Northwest Athletes Oregon's Olympic Power Couple Loyal To Two Countries http://nwpr.org/post/oregons-olympic-power-couple-loyal-two-countries <p>Dozens of Northwest runners, jumpers and throwers will compete for slots on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team starting this weekend. Once again Eugene, Ore., is hosting the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field. The qualifying action could help determine whether the London Games this summer feature a love story. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 02:06:17 +0000 Tom Banse 10299 at http://nwpr.org Oregon's Olympic Power Couple Loyal To Two Countries Olympic Track And Field Trials In Eugene Expected To Sell Out http://nwpr.org/post/olympic-track-and-field-trials-eugene-expected-sell-out <p>PORTLAND &ndash; Organizers of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials say they&rsquo;re on track for a sellout for the eight day event in Eugene. Single day event tickets go on sale Friday morning. University of Oregon associate athletic director Vin Lananna predicts they&rsquo;ll disappear fast. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 23:21:28 +0000 Tom Banse 6184 at http://nwpr.org Olympic Track And Field Trials In Eugene Expected To Sell Out