Athletics definition

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Activities, such as sports, exercises, and games, that require physical skill and stamina.
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Sports, games, exercises, etc. requiring physical strength, skill, stamina, speed, etc.
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The definition of athletics are sports that require physical strength, speed and/or skill.

Track and field, soccer and swimming are all examples of athletics.

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A group of sporting activities which includes track and field, road running, cross country running and racewalking.
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(baseball) The team The Oakland Athletics, previously Kansas City Athletics and Philadelphia Athletics.
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The principles or system of training and practice for such activities.
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Physical activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill.
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(US, sports) Nickname for many athletic teams whose full name includes "Athletics".
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Origin of athletics

  • From athlete +‎ -ics.

    From Wiktionary