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Track and Field history - About.com
A brief history of track & field competition and the evolution of each event. Includes Olympic Games history and current world records.
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.
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 ...
Track and Field Records - 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 ...
Track & Field Olympic Games History - Track and Field - About.com
A brief history of Track & Field events at the ancient and modern Olympic Games.
Illustrated Histories for Each Track and Field Event
A brief history of each track and field event, in words and pictures.
Track & Field world records - Track and Field - About.com
List of current world record in each Track & Field event. ... Throws · Multi-Sport Events · World Championships · Track and Field History · Track and Field Basics ...
A Brief History of Sprints and Hurdles - Track and 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 ...
An Illustrated History of Javelin - Track and Field - About.com
The origin of the javelin throw is obvious. The first throwers were primitive hunters seeking food. The first known competitive use of a javelin occurred in the ...
A Brief History of Throwing Events - Track and 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 ...