Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics ��� Women's 4 �� 100 metres relay
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Sports

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Sport of athletics Athletics is a group of sporting events that involves competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and racewalking. The r ...
, a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking ** Track and field, a sub-category of the above sport *
Athletics (physical culture) 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 b ...
, competitions based on human qualities of stamina, fitness, and skill **
College athletics College athletics encompasses non-professional A professional is a member of a profession or any person who works in a specified professional activity. The term also describes the standards of education and training that prepare members of th ...
, non-professional, collegiate- and university-level competitive physical sports and games


Teams

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Oakland Athletics The Oakland Athletics (often referred to as the A's) are an American professional baseball Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each, taking turns batting and fielding. The game occurs over t ...
, an American professional baseball team * Philadelphia Athletics (1860–76), an American professional baseball team * Philadelphia Athletics (American Association), an American professional baseball team, 1882–1890 * Philadelphia Athletics (1890–91), an American baseball team * Philadelphia Athletics (NFL), a professional American football team, 1902–1903


Other uses

* Athletics (band), an American post-rock band


See also

* Athlete (disambiguation) * Athletic (disambiguation) * athleticism * * {{disambiguation