field is sports and track is just running, hurdles etc.
Track and Field
track events, swimming/diving, cycling, gymnastics and field events
The events range from the marathon to the 100 meter sprint. There are also a number of field events.
Field sports are those events that are not performed on a track. When you hear the term 'Track and Field', the 'track' sports are those that are performed on a track (100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 1500 meter run, etc.). The 'field' sports are not performed on a track (high jump, long jump, shot put, pole vault, etc).
Track and field events are sports that take place in a Stadium, around a track or on the field within the track.Track events include running such as the 100 metre sprint, hurdles and relay races.Field events include throwing, such as discus and javlin, and jumping such as the long jump, tripple jump and pole vault.
Triple jump is a field event. Field events are held in the field located within the track. Running events that are held on the track are track events. Field events include triple jump, long jump, high jump, hammer throw, discus throw, shot put, pole vault, and javelin throw.
James O. Dunaway has written: 'Sports illustrated track and field: running events' -- subject(s): Running 'Sports illustrated book of track and field: running events' -- subject(s): Running
A decathlon consists of 10 track and field events
Most track and field events, swimming and pool events, weight lifting and throwing.
Track and field is a group of olympic sports. (Running, jumping, throwing)
It is an athletic events that take place on a running track and a nearby field; track events and field events. Track and field is a sport comprising various competitive athletic contests based on running, jumping, and throwing.