Athletics

[U.S.] Athletics is a term encompassing the human competitive sports and games requiring physical skill, and the systems of training that prepare athletes for competition performance. Athletic sports or contests, are competitions which are primarily based on human, physical competition, demanding the qualities of stamina, fitness, and skill...
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athletics

[n] - participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity
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Athletics

Ath·let'ics noun The art of training by athletic exercises; the games and sports of athletes.
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Athletics

• (n.) The art of training by athletic exercises; the games and sports of athletes.
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Athletics

(from the article `Lowe, Doug`) ...to Berlin to race Otto Peltzer, who had beaten him at London in 1926 while setting a world record of 51.6 sec; in Berlin he defeated Peltzer. With ...
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athletics

a variety of competitions in running, walking, jumping, and throwing events. Although these contests are called track and field (or simply track) in ... [16 related articles]
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Athletics

Athletics is the sport of physical games.
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athletics

Click images to enlargeCompetitive track and field events consisting of running, throwing, and jumping disciplines. Running events range from sprint races (100 metres) and hurdles to cross-country running and the marathon (26 miles 385 yards). Jumping events are the high jump, long jump, triple jump, and pole vault. T...
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Athletics

[sport] Athletics is an exclusive collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking. The simplicity of the competitions, and the lack of a need for expensive equipment, make...
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