Athletic events performed on a running track and the field associated with it.(noun)
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Use "track and field" in a sentence
"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."