track and field

noun
a sport performed indoors or outdoors and made up of several events, as running, pole-vaulting, shot-putting, and broad-jumping.
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track-and-field

[trak-uhn-feeld]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or participating in the sports of running, pole-vaulting, broad-jumping, etc.: a track-and-field athlete.

Origin:
1930–35

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Coaching will be provided in both track and field events.
But the science of track and field suggests that the times should get even quicker.
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