Translation of athletics in Spanish:

athletics

Pronunciation: /æθˈletɪks/

noun/nombre

(+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural)
  • 1.1 (active sports) (American English/inglés norteamericano) deportes (masculine plural)
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    • Having done athletics and played netball the transition to rugby was not difficult.
    • And after that you have athletics and golf and tennis and whatever you like yourself.
    • Were ancient athletics useful for preparing young Greek men for the battlefield?
    1.2 (track and field) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) atletismo (masculine)
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    • Jarlath Duffy won his award following a very successful year on the athletics track.
    • The other topic that has dogged athletics, as it has so many sports in recent years, is drugs.
    • It is not just in athletics that competitors have tried to evade being drug-tested.

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