Sports and entertainment

Sports and entertainment
Eugene prepares for strong tourism season boosted by track
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Monday, April 08, 2013

Although Eugene won't be able to beat the tourism boost of last year's Olympic Trials, Tracktown is hosting the NCAA track and field championship in June.

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From the Editor: That old team spirit
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 EdLetter 02On March 16, my teenage son was among the hundreds of Oregonians who traveled north to watch the Portland Timbers play the Seattle Sounders. This game is a big deal, he informed me, well aware that my knowledge of things athletic is limited to kinder, gentler recreational activities such as bike commuting, camping and power walking around the neighborhood.

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Rapha Roadwear's niche bike apparel
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 FOB GamePlan RaphaRoadwearFor the next four years, a niche bike apparel company with its U.S. headquarters in Portland will outfit the top-ranked pro-cycling team in the world. The London-based company Rapha announced in January its sponsorship of the British Team Sky, which claims 2012 Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and several national champions among its ranks.

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Reader input: sports center
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 InputGraph 04Three major international sporting goods companies are located in the Portland metro area: Nike, Adidas and Columbia Sportswear. Nevertheless, fewer than half the 491 readers surveyed identified Oregon as a hub for the sporting and athletic goods industry.

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The game changers
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 GameChangers 03Eight athletes, executives and innovators who are boosting the profile of Oregon sports.

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