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Track and Field–Men

100-Meter Dash200-Meter Dash400-Meter Dash800-Meter Run1,500-Meter Run5,000-Meter Run10,000-Meter RunMarathon110-Meter Hurdles200-Meter Hurdles400-Meter Hurdles2,500-Meter Steeplechase3,000-Meter…

Medalists by Event: Track & Field

Men's Olympic Track & FieldWomen's Olympic Track & Field World and Olympic records below that appear to be broken or equaled by winning times, heights and distances in subsequent years, but…

Olympic Preview: Track & Field

First Olympic Appearance: 1896 by Gerry Brown and Mark Zurlo Related Links Olympics Overview 2008 Encyclopedia: Track & FieldThe marquee sport at any Olympics is track and field, or…

Writing Well: On the Right Track

On the Right TrackWriting WellCast a Critical EyeAn Embarrassment of RichesOn the Right Track There's a lot to be said for the motto “Shop 'Til You Drop,” especially when it comes to shoes, sweaters…

Black Track and Field Athletes

  Notable African-American Track and Field Athletes       Browse more African-American biographies by category: A-Z List Government Officials Civil Rights Leaders Religious…

track and field athletics

(Encyclopedia) track and field athletics or athletics, sports of foot racing, hurdling, jumping, vaulting, and throwing varied weights and objects. They are usually separated into two categories:…

2006 Olympics: Short Track, Men's

500 meters  Time 1Apolo Anton Ohno, USA41.935 2Francois-Louis Tremblay, CAN42.002 3Hyun-Soo Ahn, KOR42.089 1000 meters  Time 1Hyun-Soo Ahn, KOR1:26.739OR2 Ho-Suk Lee, KOR1:26.764 3Apolo Anton Ohno…

2006 Olympics: Short Track, Women's

500 meters  Time 1Meng Wang, CHN44.345 2Evgenia Radanova, BUL44.374 3Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, CHN44.759 1000 meters  Time 1Sun-Yu Jin, KOR 1:32.859 2Meng Wang, CHN1:33.079 3Yang Yang (A), CHN1:33.937…