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Olympics-Athletics-Lyles goes for golden finish after gloomy start

Jul 20 2021

EUGENE, Oregon A long-held Olympic dream is about to become a reality for Noah Lyles, but the road to his first Games has not been a smooth one.

Athletics: Telfer out of U.S. trials due to eligibility rules

Jun 24 2021

EUGENE, Oregon Hurdler CeCe Telfer will not be allowed to compete in the U.S. Olympic trials this week because she has not met World Athletics standards for transgender athletes, USA Track and Field said.

Athletics-US title has Richardson surging on social media

Jun 22 2021

EUGENE, Oregon As Sha'Carri Richardson dashes across America's tracks, her long hair flowing, her social media numbers have soared.

Exclusive: Eugene, Oregon to host Diamond League final in 2023

Jun 22 2021

EUGENE, Oregon Oregon's new athletics stadium, due to host of the 2022 world championships, will be the venue for the 2023 Diamond League final, making it the first time the meeting has been held outside Europe, the league's top official told Reuters on Tuesday.

Athletics-Lyles leaves a message that goes beyond his poor 100m showing

Jun 21 2021

EUGENE, Oregon A sluggish start ended one dream for American sprinter Noah Lyles, but the world 200 metre champion has hopes for others in both his favourite event and for social justice.

Athletics-American Ryan Crouser breaks shot put world record

Jun 19 2021

EUGENE, Oregon Ryan Crouser toppled the men's shot put world record on Friday with a 23.37-metre throw on the first night of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon.

Athletics-American Ryan Crouser breaks shot put world record

Jun 19 2021

EUGENE, Oregon Ryan Crouser toppled the men's shot put world record on Friday with a 23.37-metre throw on the first night of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon.

World champion Coleman's ban reduced but he still misses Olympics

Apr 16 2021

World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman had his two-year ban for breaching anti-doping whereabouts rules reduced to 18 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday but will still be ineligible for the Tokyo Olympics.

Sport-On this day: Born April 15, 1957: Evelyn Ashford, American sprinter

Apr 14 2020

On a warm July 1983 day in the Colorado mountains, a slender American woman literally reached the peak of female sprinting when she smashed the women's 100 metres world record that German athletes had owned for a decade.

Top U.S. sports postpone 2020 Olympic trials

Mar 24 2020

Qualifying trials for three of the United States' Olympic sports, athletics, swimming and gymnastics, have been postponed for 2020 officials said on Tuesday after the Tokyo Games were delayed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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