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The IAAF doesn't have a formal editorial style guide for the relative use of these terms, so in practice they're interchangeable as Ben Miller answered. I'd be interested to see if there are similar synonyms in French and Italian, as French is also a
This took me a long time to find. According to the USA Track & Field rule book for 2013, there is no maximum age limit for the main "OPEN" and "MASTERS" classifications of race walking. There is however a maximum age limit for other classificatio
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Like Philip Kendall said, in athletics, a person who throws a javelin is called a "javelin thrower". Collins Dictionary has an entry for "javelin thrower": (athletics) a person who throws a javelin There is the word "javelinier" (or "javelineer"), bu
The world had wondered: openly, loudly, some may even say rudely, if Usain Bolt was ready. There were rumours of injury, speculation over his commitment to training, worries over his wavering form, suggestions that the triple world record holder migh
When a track is designed for Olympic competition, the designers are going to make the track as “fast” as possible — which usually means that the track will provide a great deal of grip, but will be as hard as possible to allow the runners, especially
Take the "Approach Run. " After you have the javelin in position, you can start the approach. Begin running towards your target with the javelin
This is a follow up article on Time Trials in Training: Run Alone or in a Group? My early days with Coach Dennis Barrett were always in a group to simulate a race condition. Some of us didn’t use starting blocks because our Club only owned two! As an
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing. [1] The name is derived from the sport's typical venue: a stadium with an oval running track enclosing a grass field where the th