How to get into athletics
It has one of the widest ranges of choice in sport, from jumps and throws to sprints or distance and cross country running.
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Major events of 2019 & full sporting calendar
BBC Sport picks out the major sporting events of 2019, including the Cricket World Cup, Women's Football World Cup and the Rugby World Cup.