Most noteworthy for sports such as the [Marathon] (one of the original Olympic sports) and the 100 m race, Athletics is the general sport category that encompasses the track, field, road, and combined events at the Olympics.
2012 Olympic Trials
The U.S. Olympic Trials for Athletics will be held by the sport. Please see [Trials] to learn more or contact the National Governing Body for the Sport.
Friday 3 August – Saturday 11 August; Marathon: Sunday 5 and Sunday 12 August; Race Walk: Saturday 4 and Saturday 11 August. See [Schedule] for more details.
All Athletic events will be are contested in, or are finished in the [Olympic Stadium].
2012 Medals Awarded
In 2012 men will compete in 24 sports in the Athletic category and women compete in all except the Decathlon making a total of 23 different sports. In total gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded in 47 sports, making a total of 141 medals to be awarded in Athletics in 2012.
2012 Coach Spotlight
National Governing Bodies / Related Organizations
Olympic Records (and if WR)
===Average number of years to make Olympics in sport
About the Sport
How the sport is played
Rules of the sport
How many on team / positions
How to get started in the sport
Average height / weight of athletes
What makes a great athlete
How much $ do athletes make?
===How does the sport make money?