Advertisement

Track & Field

Tease photo

There's a $1.5M difference between average head coaching salaries for men's, women's teams at KU, report shows

According to KU's annual Equity in Athletics report, at the University of Kansas the average salary of head coaching positions of men’s teams is over $1.5 million more than that of the head coaches of women’s teams. The report, which was due Oct. 15 to the NCAA, was recently requested and acquired by the Journal-World. The report also notes that women's teams, in contrast to men's, lose millions of dollars a year.

Tease photo

Former KU track star and Olympian Diamond Dixon arrested in Lawrence

A former University of Kansas track and field athlete who was part of the U.S. Olympic team for the 2012 games in London was arrested in Lawrence early Tuesday morning.

Tease photo

Former KU runner Bryce Hoppel signs with Adidas

A two-time NCAA Champion with the University of Kansas track program, Bryce Hoppel announced on Saturday he has signed a professional contract to represent Adidas.

Hoppel, Dudarev fare well at international events

Making his Team USA debut at the Pan American Games, in Lima, Peru, former University of Kansas track standout Bryce Hoppel took fourth place in the 800 meters.

Tease photo

KU standout Bryce Hoppel will forgo senior season to run professionally

The Kansas track and field team is losing a sensational standout. In a letter to the fans, which was posted via Kansas Athletics Tuesday night, Bryce Hoppel announced he had decided to forgo his senior season to pursue his dream of running professionally.

Tease photo

Despite ending impressive streak, Bryce Hoppel punches ticket to IAAF World Championships

It was a weekend filled with some good and bad news for Kansas standout Bryce Hoppel at the 2019 Toyota USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium.

Dudarev places 4th at World University Games

Kansas thrown Gleb Dudarev was in action Tuesday, competing for his home country of Belarus at the World University Games in Naples, Italy.

Hoppel remains undefeated at 2019 Sunset Tour

Kansas senior-to-be Bryce Hoppel kept his undefeated season in tact on the track Tuesday night at the 2019 Sunset Tour, a brand-new meet that brought together top professionals and NCAA stars in pursuit of honing their skills and times for upcoming meets later this summer.

Bradford breaks Jordan Scott's meet record in runner-up finish

For the second time in as many years, Zach Bradford competed for Team USA over the weekend, this time at the North American, Central American, & Caribbean (NACAC) Under-23 Championships in Queretaro, Mexico.

Bradford breaks Jordan Scott's meet record in runner-up finish

For the second time in as many years, Zach Bradford competed for Team USA over the weekend, this time at the North American, Central American, & Caribbean (NACAC) Under-23 Championships in Queretaro, Mexico.

KU pole vaulter Zach Bradford set to compete for Team USA

University of Kansas All-American Zach Bradford is temporarily trading in his crimson and blue for a little red, white and blue.

Emilianov earns All-America honors in discus

Kansas sophomore Alexandra Emilianov earned First Team All-America honors in the women's discus by finishing fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday afternoon at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

Tease photo

KU's Bryce Hoppel completes perfect outdoor season in 800 as national champ

University of Kansas runner Bryce Hoppel headed to Austin, Texas, on Monday fixed on capping his incredible junior season in the only fashion that seemed suitable, by winning the 800-meter dash yet again so he could return to Lawrence with another national championship. Friday night at Mike A. Myers Stadium, Hoppel achieved his season-long goal, while also maintaining his season-long unbeaten mark in individual races.

Dudarev, Bradford earn All-America honors to begin NCAA Championships

The Kansas men's track & field team earned two First Team All-America honors on the first day of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Austin, Texas.

Tease photo

KU's Bryce Hoppel eyeing another 800 win and another NCAA championship

Habitually victorious on the track, particularly in his signature event, the 800-meter dash, University of Kansas junior runner Bryce Hoppel hasn’t finished a prelim or final in any place but first in each of his previous 17 tries. By Benton Smith

Previous