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Track and Field history - Track & Field - About.com
A brief history of track & field competition and the evolution of each event. Includes Olympic Games history and current world records.
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Track & Field Olympic Games History - About.com
A brief history of Track & Field events at the ancient and modern Olympic Games.
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/worldindoorchampionships/p/indoorhistory.htm
Illustrated Histories for Each Track and Field Event - Track & Field
A brief history of each track and field event, in words and pictures.
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/illustratedeventhistories/
A Brief History of Sprints and Hurdles - Track & Field - About.com
Sprint races are the oldest recorded form of athletic competition, dating at least to the Olympic Games of 776 B.C. Some sources indicate that the stade race ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/sprintsandhurdle1/a/sprinthistory.htm
Men's Track & Field World Records by Event - About.com
World records in a variety of Track & Field Events. ... Johnson pulled away from the pack in mid-race and sprinted into the history books. Ads. &ensp. &ensp.
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/worldrecords/tp/Men-s-World-Records.htm
An Illustrated History of Javelin - Track & 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 ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/javelin/ss/illhistjavelin.htm
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 ...
http://trackandfield.about.com/od/hurdles/ss/illushurdles.htm
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