Definition of 'athleticism'
Example sentences containing 'athleticism'
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Because our top clubs emphasise strength and athleticism over technical ability. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Speed and athleticism are his chief assets. The Sun (2016)It was a moment of supreme skill and athleticism, but it was more than that. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have lots of athleticism and pace, but not much technique or experience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are staggering feats of speed, athleticism and footwork. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was an utterly absorbing match, defined by subtlety as much as power and athleticism. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His athleticism, power and technique were all in evidence out there. The Sun (2011)He has a host of admirers in the sport who recognise his focus, athleticism and technical ability. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has been our most consistent player this season and his pace, athleticism and strength have been impressive. The Sun (2008)They use his terrific pace and athleticism in wider areas, but with your best players you want them through the middle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is about how much heavier I can be without losing the speed and athleticism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the last 16 and beyond, his ability and athleticism will face tougher tests. The Sun (2016)He is 6ft 1in and has great athleticism and ability. The Sun (2009)He simply had too much pace, athleticism and quality for Maicon. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Speed, athleticism and defensive strength made sure England did not suffer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was a left back when I was playing with him, with bundles of pace and athleticism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cole's speed and athleticism is evident, not just in defence but in getting down that left flank to support the midfield and attack. The Sun (2010)It was an epic display of power, athleticism and no little technical ability and the only reason it stayed 0-0 was the brilliance of the two keepers. The Sun (2013)
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Used Occasionally. athleticism is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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