Yaroslava Mahuchikh, of Ukraine, celebrates after the women's high jump final at the World Athletics Championships on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, in Eugene, Ore.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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FILE - In this July 28, 1984 file photo, balloons are released into the air from the field of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as part of the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Track is a niche sport in the United States when it comes to the fan base, even while the country hosts its first track world championships. They say that with sagging viewership totals and flat revenue across the broader Olympic world, it's critical to bring the cornerstone sport of the games back to its glory days in the U.S. before they return to Los Angeles in 2028. (AP Photo/Dave Tenenbaum, FIle)

Track looks to pump up US fan base ahead of 2028 LA Olympics

FILE - Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, of Puerto Rico, clears the final hurdle to win gold in the women's 100-meters hurdles final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The title of Olympic hurdles champion carries a lot of weight for Camacho-Quinn after becoming Puerto Rico's first champion in track and field at the Tokyo Games. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

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