Mile News Tagged Curtis Anderson


Plenty of Mettle but no Medal for Matthew Centrowitz in 1500

August 08, 2012

Matt Centrowitz shoots for the gold in the 1500 final but misses out on bronze

By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard

LONDON — Just like Steve Prefontaine 40 years ago at the 1972 Munich Olympics, former Oregon standout Matthew Centrowitz was going for the win on Tuesday night.

And just...

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Battle scars fail to derail Matthew Centrowitz in Olympic 1500 meter semifinal

August 06, 2012

Ex-UO star moves on to 1500 final but Wheating does not

By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard

LONDON — Matthew Centrowitz is such an intuitive racer that he never seems to find trouble on the track.

On Sunday, however, during the semifinal heats of the 1500 meters at the London Olympics,...

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Sweep in 1500 meters could mean bye-bye to beard for Vin Lananna

June 20, 2012

Olympics are on the line but there could be extra for Lananna’s runners

By Curtis Anderson, The Register Guard

Two months ago, at a “TrackTown Tuesday” function in Springfield, Oregon coach Vin Lananna was fielding questions about the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials which begin their...

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Kenyan rivals highlight ‘greatest field of milers ever’ for Pre Classic

May 16, 2012

Kenyan rivals Asbel Kiprop and Silas Kiplagat will be back at Hayward Field on June 2

By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard

EUGENE, Ore. - The Bowerman Mile has been called the greatest race in America.

With more sub-4-minute performances than at any other U.S. invitational track and field...

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