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Eugene, Oregon, to host 2021 world athletics championships

In this Saturday, June 2, 2012 file photo Britain's Mo Farah, left, runs next to Kenya's Isaiah Kiplangat Koech during the 5000-meter event, at the Prefontaine Classic athletics meet in Eugene, Ore. The IAAF awarded the 2021 world athletics championships to Eugene, Oregon, on Thursday April 16, 2015, the first time the event will be held in the United States. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

BEIJING (AP) — After nearly four decades of bypassing the United States, track and field’s marquee event is finally headed to the country that has been the dominant force in the sport.

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IAAF selects Eugene, Oregon, to host 2021 world athletics championships

BEIJING (AP) — IAAF selects Eugene, Oregon, to host 2021 world athletics championships.

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Booker has career-high 36 points, Jazz beat Blazers 111-105

Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum, left, from France, drives to the hoop against Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood during the first half of an NBA basketball game  in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With no Gordon Hayward, no Derrick Favors and no Trey Burke, it was clear that the Utah Jazz were facing a huge challenge in the playoff-bound Portland Trail Blazers.

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