What does Athletics mean?

Definitions for Athleticsæθˈlɛt ɪks

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Athletics.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sport, athletics(noun)

    an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

  2. athletic contest, athletic competition, athletics(noun)

    a contest between athletes

  3. athletics(noun)

    participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity


  1. athletics(Noun)

    Physical activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill.

  2. athletics(Noun)

    A group of sporting activities which includes track and field, road running, cross country running and racewalking.

  3. Athletics(ProperNoun)

    The team The Oakland Athletics, previously Kansas City Athletics and Philadelphia Athletics.

  4. Athletics(ProperNoun)

    Nickname for many athletic teams whose full name includes "Athletics".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Athletics(noun)

    the art of training by athletic exercises; the games and sports of athletes


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Athletics in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Athletics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vitaly Stepanov:

    It is really a sad situation in Russian athletics and in general international athletics, but if that's what it takes to make changes in Russia and globally then it should be done.

  2. Russian Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko:

    Russia is not the main problem in the world athletics. Yes, there are problems, we do not deny it, but the Russian problems did not begin in Russia. People have been playing by the rules established in the world athletics.

  3. Sergei Bubka:

    Athletics is the most fundamental of all sports and the way the world sees athletics influences the way it views all sports, we must be more proactive and even more transparent in our aggressive pursuit of a zero tolerance policy against doping cheats.

  4. Sandro Donati:

    If he manages to compete in the Olympic Games, Schwazer will abandon athletics for good right after because he is sickened and scared (by athletics), if he changes his mind and goes on, I will be the one to tell him at that point: Alex, I will follow and support you all the way but it is better that I won't keep on training you because otherwise this story will never have an end.

  5. Athletics Canada:

    On Friday June 17, the IAAF Council will make a transformative decision for our global athletics community when the Council meets to decide whether the Russian Athletics Federation will be reinstated to allow participation in the Rio Games, while we acknowledge some modest progress has been made in Russia, Athletics Canada feels strongly there is little evidence of a reversal in a systematic and deep rooted doping culture in Russian Athletics, and therefore there is no justification to grant re-inclusion.

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