Athletics is a group of sports involving competitive walking, throwing , jumping, and running. Commonly the athletics competitions are race walking , cross county running , track and field & road running. The reason of Athletics being the most commonly competed sports in the world is the simplicity of the events and these event's does not require expensive equipment.

Since the time of Ancient Olympic Games from 776 BC we can see the proofs of organized athletics in history, and also till date International Association of Athletics Federations conducts the most modern events in the member clubs. In today's leading international sports meeting including World indoor championship and IAAF World Championship the main event are Athletics.