Olympic Games Postponed, Questions Remain for 2020 Season

Olympic Games Postponed, Questions Remain for 2020 Season

Postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games has reset the international calendar for track and field athletes, putting Olympic dreams on hold for numerous athletes with ties to the Arkansas program.


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Arkansas women’s head coach Lance Harter is among three finalists for the National Indoor Coach of the Year, as announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Friday.

Later this week, fans who have purchased season tickets or single-game tickets for Razorback events cancelled due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), will receive an e-mail asking for their preference in how they would like to receive or apply any eligible refundable amounts.

The Southeastern Conference today announced that all regular season conference and non-conference competitions are cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-20 athletic year, including all remaining SEC championship events, due to continuing developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The No. 5 Arkansas Razorbacks, who head into the 2020 NCAA Indoor Championships as defending champions, expect to contend for a top 10 team finish this weekend in the Albuquerque Convention Center, and possibly a top four position.

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Razorback Katie Izzo earned SEC Indoor Runner of the Year honors while Arkansas head coach Lance Harter was selected as SEC Indoor Coach of the Year through voting by the 15 conference coaches.

If you love intercollegiate athletics, and more specifically, cheering on the Arkansas Razorbacks, there is perhaps no better time of the year. There is a lot to catch you up on, so let’s get started.

Once again, the Randal Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus proved to be the ideal place to compete if programs were in search of high-level competition, and as a result, qualifying performances for the NCAA Indoor Championships.