Articles related to track and field history
Track and Field history
A brief history of track & field competition and the evolution of each event. Includes Olympic Games history and current world records.
Track & Field Olympic Games History
A brief history of Track & Field events at the ancient and modern Olympic Games.
Olympic Track & Field history - About.com
Brief history of Olympic Track & Field including evolution of events, ancient and modern Olympics, Olympic records and outstanding athletes.
Track and Field Records - Track & Field - About.com
Roger Bannister's sub-4-minute mile, for example, remains a milestone in track and field history. Check out the record progressions for the men's and women's ...
A Brief History of the IAAF Indoor World Track and Field ...
The first indoor world track and field championship event was held in Paris in 1985 and was billed as “The World Indoor Games.” The initial IAAF-sanctioned ...
Illustrated Histories for Each Track and Field Event - Track & Field
A brief history of each track and field event, in words and pictures.
A Brief History of Throwing Events - Track & Field - About.com
As for recorded history, the discus, shot put and javelin throw are among the oldest sports, all of which were part of ancient Greek Olympic contests. The shot put ...
An Illustrated History of Hurdles - Track & Field - About.com
The 110-meter hurdles were an original event in the first modern Olympics in 1896. But those competitors jumped over the hurdles, rather then striding over them ...
A Brief History of Sprints and Hurdles - Track & Field - About.com
A Brief History of Sprints and Hurdles. ... Hurdles, like many track and field events , were popularized in British competitions in the 19th Century. The first modern ...
Track and Field - Women's History - About.com
Track and field: women athletes and history of women's events.