Track & Field Sends 22 To U.S. Olympic Trials
U.S. Olympic T&F Trials Preview
BATON ROUGE – The top track and field athletes across the United States will be looking to earn their ticket to Rio de Janeiro and secure their spot on Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games starting this weekend as Hayward Field at the University of Oregon will play host to the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials beginning Friday.
Road To Rio Arrives at Jamaican Trials
Road To Rio Stops in Jamaica
BATON ROUGE – The next stop on the Road To Rio for members of the LSU Track & Field program is Kingston, Jamaica, as 10 current and former athletes are set to compete for a spot on Jamaica's Olympic Team at the 2016 Jamaican Senior Championships beginning Thursday and running through Sunday at the National Stadium.
Thompson Wins Silver on Final Day in Trinidad
Trinidad Trials Ends Sunday
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – After being crowned Trinidad & Tobago's national champion in the men's 100-meter dash on Saturday and earning a spot on his third Olympic team, Richard Thompson sprinted to the 200-meter silver medal in Sunday's finale the 2016 Sagicor National Open Championships held at Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Track Athletes Win Two Medals at USATF Juniors
Braxton, Stauber Medal at USATF Juniors
CLOVIS, Calif. – Class of 2016 recruit Ruby Stauber slashed more than two seconds off of her personal best to win the bronze medal in the 800 meters before Tiger freshman Dajour Braxton scored the silver medal in the 5,000 meters to highlight Saturday's action at the 2016 USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships.
Thompson, Baptiste Qualify for T&T Olympic Team
Thompson, Baptiste Qualify for Olympics
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Richard Thompson and Kelly-Ann Baptiste will represent Trinidad & Tobago on the world stage at the Olympic Games once again after booking their tickets to Rio de Janeiro with seasonal-best performances in Saturday's action at the Sagicor National Open Championships held at Hasely Crawford Stadium.