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Autzen stadium brought out about 24,000 fans Sunday. KLCC’s Angela Kellner reports on the match between Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan.

Autzen Stadium Sees Successful First International Soccer Game

Jul 24, 2016
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Just over 24,000 fans attended the International Champions Cup soccer match at Autzen stadium Sunday. Supporters of the teams, Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, were treated to an exciting game. PSG scored 3 goals to Milan's 1. Our reporters spoke with attendees before and after the game. First, we hear from KLCC's Kyra Buckley.

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Two more Oregon athletes are going to Rio. Former Duck Jenna Prandini hit the ground at the finish line, but she came in 3rd in the 200 meter women’s final, making the Olympic team Sunday.

Rachael McDonald

A Eugene-based junior Roller Derby team is going to compete on the national level this month. Several of the skaters have also been invited to the Junior Olympics. The team is raising money to travel to Nebraska for the competitions.

Rachael McDonald

 Two former University of Oregon Ducks have made the men's Olympic javelin team. Cyrus Hostetler  threw the farthest Monday at Hayward Field. 

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Northwest athletes had another good day at the Olympic Track and Field trials in Eugene. University of Oregon graduates had success running in front of a home crowd at Hayward Field.

Karen Richards

The singular reason more than 1,000 track and field athletes are in Eugene this week is to vie for a spot on the 2016 Olympic team. Spectators have many different reasons to be at Hayward Field.

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Portland runner Emily Infeld is going to the Olympics in Rio. She finished second in the women’s 10-thousand meter race at Hayward field in Eugene Saturday. 

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The cheering crowd at Hayward Field was on its feet Friday evening as Portland-native Galen Rupp took first place in the men's 10,000-meter.

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The U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are underway at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Kira Hoffelmeyer

Olympic Gold medalist Ashton Eaton competes this weekend in the Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field. At the 2012 trials, he broke a decathlon world record. He says his goal this time is to make the Olympic team. 

Rachael McDonald

Fresh from their wins at the NCAA Championships, University of Oregon student athletes are excited to come back to Hayward Field for the Olympic Track & Field Trials.

Washington Makes Huge Splash But Ducks Fall Short

Jun 12, 2016
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The University of Oregon Women's Track and Field squad was unable to repeat as NCAA champions. But they came very close Saturday at historic Hayward Field.

Last year Raevyn Rodgers wasn't well known when she won the 800 meters. She continued her dominance in the event this year, earning back-to-back titles. Following in her footsteps, redshirt freshman Ariana Washington made a huge first impression, winning the 100 and 200 meters.

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The Ducks won the NCAA National Team Championship Wednesday at the Eugene Country Club. 

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Update: The Oregon team beat LSU in match play today [Tuesday].

Oregon sophomore Aaron Wise is the first Duck to win the NCAA Golf Championship. He closed with a 1-over 71 Monday, winning by two shots at Eugene Country Club.

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The University of Oregon Women’s Golf Team made it to the semifinals at the NCAA Championships underway at the Eugene Country Club. They lost to UCLA Tuesday.The men’s competition gets underway Thursday.

Timbers Fans Say Chat Objectifies Women

May 20, 2016
www.droppingtimber.net

Some fans of Portland's Major League Soccer team, the Timbers, want the team to change one of the home-field chants, claiming a verse objectifies women. Many fans remain quiet in protest during the verse: "Portland Boys, We are Here;" "Shag your women, drink your beer!"

Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz wants the city to start budgeting for 2021 when it hosts the Track & Field World Championships. 

OSU Women In Final Four For First Time

Mar 29, 2016
OSUBeavers.com

The Oregon State Women's Basketball squad is playing in the Final Four for the first time. The Beavers defeated Baylor 60 to 57 Monday night.

In the final seconds of the game, Junior guard Sydney Wiese hit three 3-pointers to give the number 2-seeded Beavs the win.

Oregon State Women Advance To Elite 8 For 1st Time

Mar 28, 2016
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An elite performance by Jamie Weisner and a first-ever regional final for Oregon State in the women’s NCAA Tournament.

“What I’m seeing is amazing,” coach Scott Rueck said.

Weisner had career highs with 38 points and seven 3-pointers, along with 10 rebounds, as the Pac-12 champion Beavers beat DePaul 83-71 on Saturday night to win in the Sweet 16 less than six years after Rueck took over a program in shambles.

Sooners Defeat Ducks In Elite 8.

Mar 27, 2016
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And then there were four. Well, by Monday there will be four, and the Ducks won't be among them.

The University of Oregon men's basketball team ended their storybook season Saturday. They lost 80 to 68 to Oklahoma in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA tournament.

The Ducks never found an answer to Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, who scored 37 points, hitting eight 3 pointers.

Ducks Ready For Sooners

Mar 26, 2016
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The number one seeded Oregon men's basketball team takes on 2 seeded Oklahoma this afternoon (Saturday). This year has been a storybook season for the Ducks. It's the sixth time in school history the team has advanced to the Elite 8. It's also the first time the Ducks won both the Pac-12 regular season and tournament titles.

Autzen to Host International Soccer Match

Mar 25, 2016
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This summer University of Oregon hosts its first international soccer match. In July teams from France and Italy will face off for a chance to win the 2016 International Champions Cup.

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Track and field fans are invited to historic Hayward Field Saturday for the 2nd annual "Fan Fest."

Duck Men Are No. 1 Seed in Western Region

Mar 13, 2016
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The University of Oregon men's basketball team continued their storybook season Saturday night winning the Pac-12 championship in Las Vegas. The 8th ranked Duck's defeated the University of Utah Utes 88 to 57.

This is the fourth Pac-12 title for the Ducks. Tyler Dorsey scored 23 points, Dillon Brooks added 18. Defense played a big role. Oregon had 18 steals and scored 23 points off 17 offensive rebounds. It was the second-most lopsided game in tournament history. The Ducks' record is the best after 34 games since 1938.

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Galen Rupp’s dominating victory Saturday in hot conditions in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials raised the possibility of an unprecedented Olympic double.

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A huge piece of fabric from the Super Bowl festivities this weekend in the Bay Area is coming to Eugene.

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Two days after the ducks lost the Alamo Bowl to TCU, Oregon football coach Mark Helfrich announced he’s moving his defensive coordinator Don Pellum to linebackers coach.

Alamo Bowl 2016: A Tale Of Whose Backup Is Better

Jan 3, 2016
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The University of Oregon Ducks couldn't hold off Texas Christian University's Horned Frogs Saturday evening in the Alamo Bowl. The game came down to "Whose backup quarterback was better?"

Portland Timbers Win First MLS Championship

Dec 7, 2015
soccer.nbcsports.com

The Portland Timbers soccer club has won their first Major League Title, defeating the "Columbus Crew" 2-1 Sunday. The victory was a big win for the Northwest.

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