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Track & Field History of Jayhawks in the Olympic Games

The Olympic Games only come around every four years, but the tradition of the games dates back hundreds of years. For KU, the tradition of competing at the Olympics is rich, with 66 Olympians all-time, including 45 medals.

Track & Field πŸ‘Ÿ Kansas Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field programs were both honored as United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Teams, the organization announced on Thursday, while 17 Jayhawks earned individual honors.

Track & Field πŸŽ™ The Jayhawker Podcast | Kyle Clemons: Beauty In The Grind

Learning. Growing. Maturing. That 400 meters, that one lap around the track, caused Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Kyle Clemons to do some deep thinking about his athletic career and his life.

Track & Field Olympics Schedule & Results

Click here to follow along for a full schedule of events and results from the Jayhawks in the 2020 Olympic Games.

General 62 Kansas Student-Athletes Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

The Big 12 Conference announced the 2020-21 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team on Friday, with a total of 520 student-athletes earning the distinction.

Track & Field Bryce Hoppel: Inside My Olympic Qualifying Race

When it comes to race days, I have a pretty set routine. Fair or not, the position commands attention and demands maturity.

Track & Field πŸ‘Ÿ Finley Qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Mason Finley is headed back to the Olympics. The former Kansas standout and current volunteer assistant coach for the Jayhawks, Finley took top honors in the Men’s Discus on Friday night at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field, qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.

Track & Field πŸ‘Ÿ Hoppel Qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Kansas alum Bryce Hoppel is Olympic bound. Hoppel punched his ticket to the Tokyo Olympics on Monday at the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon in the 800 meters.

Track & Field πŸ‘Ÿ Jayhawks Chase Olympic Dreams at Olympic Trials

With the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan just over a month away, current and former Jayhawks will get a shot to qualify for the Olympic games, as they compete at their respective Olympic Trials beginning this weekend.

Track & Field Kansas Track & FIeld Mourns Passing of Bill Dotson

The Kansas track & field program is mourning the loss of former letterwinner Bill Dotson, a two-time All-American and five-time conference champion.

Track & Field πŸ‘Ÿ Alexandra Emilianov Earns First Team All-American Honors on Final Day of NCAA Outdoors

Kansas junior Alexandra Emilianov earned First Team All-American honors in the women’s discus throw at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday, throwing 57.60m (189 ft.).

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