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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. 

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