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News & Notes - Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

1/14/2016
 
USATF Olympians inducted into Texas Track & Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame

ADDISON, Texas – Olympic gold medalists Carl Lewis, Jeremy Wariner and Sanya Richards-Ross were among the athletes inducted into the Texas Track & Field Hall of Fame at a ceremony hosted Friday, Jan. 8 by the Texas Track & Field Coaches Association at the Crowne Plaza-Addison.
 
The TTFCA selected inductees based on their athletic abilities, command in coaching or efforts to bring greater awareness to the sport.
 
Legendary Olympic medalists inducted were Helsinki 1952 high jump gold medalist Walter “Buddy” Davis and shot put silver medalist Darrow Hooper along with Fred Hansen, the Tokyo 1964 pole vault champion.
 
Single-session tickets for Portland 2016 available Friday
 
PORTLAND, Oregon – Single-session tickets for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 go on sale to the public on Friday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. PST.
 
More than 600 athletes from as many as 200 different countries will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in each of the 13 men’s and women’s events at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016.
 
The four-day meet will be held March 17-20 at the Oregon Convention Center. A complete schedule of events can be found online at Portland2016.com. Single-session tickets are available in three different price categories for each of the five individual sessions, ranging from $30 to $159.
 
Fans purchasing single-session tickets will also be given the option for free admission to the men’s and women’s pole vault competition and opening ceremonies at the Oregon Convention Center on Thursday, March 17.
 
Tickets are available online at Portland2016.com/tickets.

Single session prices are listed below:
 

Friday morning (10:30 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.)
LOWER BOWL - $55
BLEACHERS (straightaway) - $40
BLEACHERS (corners) - $30
 
Friday evening (5:15 p.m. to 8:40 p.m.)
LOWER BOWL - $79
BLEACHERS (straightaway) - $59
BLEACHERS (corners) - $40
 
Saturday morning (11 a.m. to 1:25 p.m.)
LOWER BOWL - $65
BLEACHERS (straightaway) - $55
BLEACHERS (corners) - $40
 
Saturday evening (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
LOWER BOWL - $99
BLEACHERS (straightaway) - $79
BLEACHERS (corners) - $55
 
Sunday afternoon (12:40 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.)
LOWER BOWL - $159
BLEACHERS (straightaway) - $119
BLEACHERS (corners) - $85
 


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