How an Oregon college town ended up hosting a prestigious international track and field championship



Eugene might be known as “TrackTown USA,” but it still took a massive effort to bring the World Athletics Championships to Oregon. The event has been held in cities like Paris, London and Berlin, so how did Eugene of all places nab this year’s hosting gig? A great stadium, a little clout and a lot of lobbying.

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