Track and Field (Athletics)

Athletics is one of the core Commonwealth Games sports. It is also one of three sports that has been on every Games program. The others are Boxing and Swimming. Track and Field events can generally be divided into three categories – running, jumping and throwing. There is also a combined multiple event for men (decathlon) and women (heptathlon).



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The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

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