from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Athletic events performed on a running track and the field associated with it.
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- n. a group of athletic sports, consisting mainly of various kinds of running, jumping and throwing, that take place on a track and the enclosed field
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- n. participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it
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Most athletes and black leaders did not think a black boycott would be effective, but one of Edwards's first adherents to the idea was Tommie Smith, a student at San Jose State College and an extraordinary athlete who already held two world records in track and field events.
Gymnastics, many track and field events, ballet, swimming, and skating areprime examples of this alternative routing of information.
Nike signs track and field agreement with China Sports Service, wherein Nike agrees to endorse, equip, and help train Chinese national men’s and women’s track and field teams.
In the spring I took track and field because that’s what all the slackers did–I remember Will Webster (the hot older elf-man who did plays and made grade 5 girls swoon) used to take people (only if they were cool enough) out behind the highjump mat and share a joint with them.