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C'wealth moments: 'Miracle Mile'

In our series Moments from the Commonwealth Games that Rocked the World, Roger Bannister beats rival John Landy in a historic race known as the 'Miracle Mile'. Earlier in 1954, Bannister had become the first man to run a mile in under four ... BBC, 1 week ago

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'People often ask me if I meant to break the four-minute mile. That was my sole aim!': Sir Roger Bannister gives his definitive answers to our most probing questions

We ask a celebrity a set of devilishly probing questions - and only accept THE definitive answer. This week it's runner Sir Roger Bannister's turn The prized possession you value above all others... My lifetime achievement award from the American ...
 This is Money1 month ago
The Hindu

60 years on, the romance of a boundary-busting feat endures

Sixty years later, Roger Bannister is busy reliving the four minutes that still endure as a transcendent moment in sports history. It was on a wet, blustery spring day May 6, 1954 that the lanky English medical student became the first runner to break the ...
 The Hindu2 months ago Bannister has Parkinson's  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Wheelchair racer David Weir breaks world record

Sir Roger Bannister says he's thrilled with the turn out for the 31 one-mile races on the roads around St James's Park today. Sir Roger broke the four-minute mile as a 25-year-old on May 6 1954 at Iffley Road track in Oxford. Wheelchair racer David ...
 ITV.com2 months ago Weir breaks wheelchair record  Sky Sports2 months ago Weir sets new world record  AOL UK2 months ago

Agony and ecstasy of the force within

SIR Roger Bannister celebrates two major achievements this month. The first is the 60th anniversary of his being the first athlete to break the four-minute barrier in the mile, the second is the publication of a splendid autobiography Twin Tracks ...
 Irish Independent2 months ago

British track legend Sir Roger Bannister vows not to quit fighting Parkinson's disease

British track legend Sir Roger Bannister has reportedly taken an oath not to stop his fight against Parkinson's disease after revealing that he has been struck down by the illness.The former athlete, who is the first man to run a mile in under four ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Athletes mark 60th anniversary of the Miracle Mile at Harry Jerome meet

, EDT. BURNABY, B.C. - Roger Bannister and John Landy were nowhere to be seen at a small Vancouver-area stadium this week, but they still managed to generate plenty of excitement about an event that is rarely run anymore. Runners from Canada, ...
 1057 EZRrock2 weeks ago Athlete cherish chance to relive Miracle Mile  Metro Canada2 weeks ago Athletes cherish chance to relive Miracle Mile  News Talk 650 CKOM2 weeks ago

Meech International : Meech steps into Roger Bannister's shoes to raise charitable funds

Meech International was one of 18 companies that volunteered a team of five competitors for The Olympic Challenge, a specially organised sports day held 17 July to raise charitable funds for the Oxfordshire High Sheriff's Challenge. Team Meech ...
 AD Communications2 days ago Meech steps into Roger Bannister's shoes to raise charitable funds  What They Think1 day ago
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King George V being chased by a beggar, suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested and the moment Roger Bannister finished his four minute mile: Fascinating archive of rarely seen photos capturing historical moments go on show

By Sam Webb Published: 08:01 GMT, 20 July 2014 | Updated: 08:35 GMT, 20 July 2014 16 View comments Though the faces are familiar, many of these fascinating stills of some of the most famous people of the twentieth century will not ...
 Capital Bay1 week ago

Bannister Lake Software Amplifies On-Air Election Coverage

On June 12, Bannister Lake will enable Canadian broadcast and cable networks in Ontario, including Shaw Medias Global Toronto, to deliver real-time, on-air results from the 41st Provincial Election with BL Elector, a unique software-based solution ...
 TV-BAY1 month ago
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