Definition of 'athletics'
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I'm on the athletics team! Times, Sunday Times (2016)The country's athletics team remains banned from competition by the IAAF. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She got into the beauty pageant lark to fund her athletics training. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Orient would only move if the athletics track was covered. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What is the worst thing about modern athletics? Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were rivals on the rugby field and in athletics. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The athletics team then was like the cycling team is now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Do we need such extravagant expenditure for what is basically a large athletics meeting? Times, Sunday Times (2008)And not just on the athletics track. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are the long and short of modern athletics greatness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Wanted him to be the best both in the classroom and on the athletics field. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he turned out to race in many athletics meetings that raised funds for the war effort. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Just another day in the life of modern athletics. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is time the bodies governing British athletics were more consistent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Olympics hope is terrified it will affect her athletics training. The Sun (2009)The gloom deepened for the athletics team after two competitors with gold-medal chances failed to deliver. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The choice at 16 was to go to college or carry on training with athletics and football. The Sun (2009)The athletics track was dug out after the Games and a new tier of seats dug in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Unlike motor racing, track and field athletics is not as its best in a downpour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the Games were a religious festival and a public feast as well as an athletics meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Am visiting Moscow athletics training centre to get to bottom of scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has an athletics track and the stands are open, which reduces crowd noise. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Track and field athletics is beset by problems, and just about all of them are drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Avoiding sports such as gymnastics, team games and athletics is mandatory until it is clear that improvement is virtually permanent. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)This weekend she will be there as one of British athletics' brightest young stars. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If that was not enough, he has also been named skipper of the British athletics team. The Sun (2012)
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Used Occasionally. athletics is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'athletics'
British English: athletics /æθˈlɛtɪks/ NOUN
Athletics consists of sports such as running, the high jump, and the javelin.
- American English: track-and-field
- Arabic: أَلْعاب الرِّياضِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: atletismo
- Chinese: 运动
- Croatian: atletika
- Czech: atletika
- Danish: atletik
- Dutch: atletiek
- European Spanish: atletismo
- Finnish: yleisurheilu
- French: athlétisme
- German: Leichtathletik
- Greek: αθλητισμός
- Italian: atletica
- Japanese: 陸上競技
- Korean: 운동 경기
- Norwegian: sport
- Polish: lekka atletyka
- European Portuguese: atletismo
- Romanian: educație fizică
- Russian: легкая атлетика
- Spanish: atletismo
- Swedish: friidrott
- Thai: การเล่นกีฬาทั้งทางลู่และลาน
- Turkish: atletizm
- Ukrainian: атлетика
- Vietnamese: điền kinh
Definition of athletics from the Collins English Dictionary
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