Different Events

Popular/Famous Athletes

History

Track and Field is the original Olympic sport dating back to 776 BC. Through time, the popularity has spread and many new events have been added to this category. Track and Field is also referred to the Athletics, mainly in the Olympics.

Olympic Rules

Measuring - "All measurements shall be made with a calibrated certified steel tape or bar or with a scientific measuring device"

Simultaneous Entries - If a person is going to take part in multiple track and field events that take place at the same time a referee may move the time of the trials.

Playing field

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Bibliography-

"Athletics." The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. 12 Jan. 2008 <http://en.beijing2008.cn/cptvenues/sports/athletics/index.shtml>.