1. Proper noun.  (baseball) The team The Oakland Athletics, previously Kansas City Athletics and Philadelphia Athletics.
  2. Proper noun.  (US, sports) Nickname for manyathleticteams whose full name includes "Athletics".
  3. Noun.  Competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill.
  4. Noun.  A group of sporting activities which includes track and field, road running, cross country running and racewalking.

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