Eugene is bidding to bring track and field's world championships to the United States for the first time.
Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time Saturday after defending his 100 and 200 meter gold medals at last summer's Olympic Games in London.
Olympic hurdles champion Aries Merritt of the United States faces tough competition at the IAAF's 100th anniversary gala.
Twenty years after helping his injured son across the finish line in Barcelona, Jim Redmond was selected Tuesday to carry the Olympic flame during the torch relay for the London Games.
Belgian runner Stefaan Engels has set a Guinness World Record after crossing the finish line of his 365th consecutive marathon.