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June 26, 2021

Day 9 Recap: Gabby Thomas (21.61) Moves to #2 on All-Time List to Win 200, Erriyon Knighton Runs 19.88 World U20 Record, DeAnna Price 80.31m Hammer American Record

The track was hot in Eugene on Saturday (99 degrees), and so were the performances in the track and the field.
June 20, 2021

Rest of Day 3: Rudy Winkler (82.71) gets the American Record; Michael Norman (44.04), Quanera Hayes (49.78), Keni Harrison (12.47), Garrett Scantling (8,647), Vashti Cunningham (1.96), and Keturah Orji (14.52) win as Allyson Felix impresses

After finishing 4th at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Garrett Scantling gave up the sport and didn't compete at all until 2020. Today he won the decathlon and moved to #2 in the world. Plus Leah Falland ran 8:23 as the women's steeplechase got underway.
June 18, 2021

Men’s Shot Put: Ryan Crouser SHATTERS 31-Year-Old World Record

The first world record at the newly-renovated Hayward Field has fallen on the first day of the 2020 US Olympic Track and Field Trials -- and it was set by an Oregon native. Ryan Crouser crushed the men's shot put world record by 25 centimeters (9+ inches).
March 03, 2018

Best of the Mixed Zone: Christian Coleman's Call from Maurice Greene, Will Claye May Skip Outdoors to Promote His Album, & Michael Cherry's Unorthodox Medal-Winning Meal

It was an incredible night for Team USA at World Indoors as they won 5 gold medals - m60, w60h, w400, mtj and wpv - and set three new championship records in the process. We talked to all the gold medal winners and share the highlights. Find out which winner one after practicing only once all winter and who may  now skip outdoors to promote his muscic album.
March 08, 2014

Could a Little More Distance Training Earned Ashton Eaton $50,000? Eaton Wins World Heptathlon Title In Almost World Record Missing It By 1.18 Seconds

Eaton was ahead of WR pace going into the heptathlon 1000m, but came up a bit short and missed breaking his WR by 14-points. We decided to take this opportunity to talk distance running with Eaton and see what kind of a training a double-multi-event WR holder does.
March 06, 2014

Pre-Meet Press Conference: World Record Attempts For Pearson, Dibaba And Eaton? XC In The Winter Olympics? And Does The Mayor Of Sopot Read

(updated with videos) The customary pre-meet press conference was quite interesting. G. DibabaSally Pearson and Ashton Eaton all revealed whether they're going for the $50,000 world record bonus this weekend. Speaking of Pearson, 8-time global hurdles gold medalist Allen Johnson said Pearson is "the best - not one of the best" and "probably the best hurdler I've ever seen in person." Bruny Surin said he thought a Brit - yes, a Brit (James Dasaolu) - would have broken the 60m WR had he not been injured. All of that plus Pentathlon world record holder Nataliya Dobrynska of the Ukraine talks politics, cross-country as a winter Olympic sport and does the mayor of Sopot read