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85th Eastern States - Tuesday February 19, - New Balance Armory, NYC THE EASTERNS STATES INDOOR TRACK & FIELD HISTORY PAGE!. The Armory Track & Field Center. New York, NY Meet Information. Back to Meet Coverage 84th Eastern States Championships meet logo Coaches of Connecticut middle school teams are invited to register their teams for the 26th CT Middle School State XC Championships starting at 30 am on Saturday, November 3, School assignments to East and West of CT River divisions where some West schools are assigned . Meet Results.
The Royal Shrewsbury School Hunt is the oldest running club in the world, with written records going back to and evidence that it was established by Runners were entered by "owners" and named as though they were horses. The AAA Championshipsthe de facto British national championships despite being for England only, have been held annually since 3 July with breaks only during two world wars and — American athlete Jim Thorpe lost his Olympic medals having taken expense money for playing baseball, violating Olympic amateurism rules, before the Games.
The establishment of the modern Olympic Games at the end of the 19th century marked a new high for track and field.
The Olympic athletics programmecomprising track and field events plus a marathon race, contained many of the foremost sporting competitions of the Summer Olympics. The Olympics also consolidated the use of metric measurements in international track and field events, both for race distances and for measuring jumps and throws.
The Olympic athletics programme greatly expanded over the next decades, and track and field contests remained among the Games' most prominent. The Olympics was the elite competition for track and field, and only amateur sportsmen could compete.
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Track and field continued to be a largely amateur sport, as this rule was strictly enforced: Jim Thorpe was stripped of his track and field medals from the Olympics after it was revealed that he had taken expense money for playing baseball, violating Olympic amateurism rules, before the Games. His medals were reinstated 29 years after his death.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association held their first Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship inmaking it one of the most prestigious competitions for students, and this was soon followed by the introduction of track and field at the inaugural World Student Games in Alice Milliat argued for the inclusion of women at the Olympics, but the International Olympic Committee refused.
She founded the International Women's Sports Federation in and, alongside a growing women's sports movement in Europe and North America, the group initiated of the Women's Olympiad held annually from to These events ultimately led to the introduction of five track and field events for women in the athletics at the Summer Olympics.
Also inphysical education advocate Zhang Ruizhen called for greater equality and participation of women in Chinese track and field. Marking an increasingly inclusive approach to the sport, major track and field competitions for disabled athletes were first introduced at the Summer Paralympics.
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Carl Lewis was among the athletes who helped increase track and field's profile. With the rise of numerous regional championships, as well as the growth in Olympic-style multi-sport events such as the Commonwealth Games and the Pan-American Gamescompetitions between international track and field athletes became widespread.
From the s onwards, the sport gained more exposure and commercial appeal through television coverage and the increasing wealth of nations. After over half a century of amateurism, the amateur status of the sport began to be displaced by growing professionalism in the late s. Many world records were broken in this period, and the added political element between competitors of the United States, East Germanyand the Soviet Union, in reaction to the Cold Waronly served to stoke the sport's popularity.
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