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2014/08/22 08:12
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... letters ZA on the back of a car indicate that it comes from which country? 2.France is the largest country in Europe by land area, but which of the following African countries is the only one...
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2014/08/22 07:43
2014/08/22 07:43
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Having recently decided to take part in my local half marathon in Oxford, I thought it would provide a good opportunity to raise funds for Ekklesia. In the first of a series of blogposts about my run,...
2014/08/18 07:59
2014/08/18 07:59
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Never too young to be a triathlete CHEERED on by his family and friends brave four-year-old William de Croos yesterday proved you’re never too young to be a sporting superstar when he completed a...
2014/08/17 23:51
2014/08/17 23:51
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Happy Mondays: Carole Ann Rice on hope, recorded messages and polite phone use WHAT does hope mean to you? Crossing your fingers? Praying for a positive outcome? Looking on the bright side or trying...
2014/08/14 13:39
2014/08/14 13:39
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In the middle of the previous century, the mile was a singular distance, a testing ground for the limits of human athletic ability. The world in the early 1950s was emerging from the Second World...
2014/08/08 08:34
2014/08/08 08:34
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Sixty years ago Thursday, Vancouver was the focus of the world. Creating the buzz? Two runners, one from England, one from Australia. On Aug. 7, 1954, at old Empire Stadium, Roger Bannister – the...
2014/08/07 22:12
2014/08/07 22:12
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AP PhotoThe way Roger Bannister defeated John Landy helped revolutionize strategy in the mile. Sixty years ago today, two dramatic races, finishing on the same cinder track within the same half hour,...
2014/08/07 07:50
2014/08/07 07:50
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Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding LONDON (Reuters) - As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but when the invitations...
2014/08/06 23:33
2014/08/06 23:33
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It was thought to be impossible. No human, they said, could ever run the mile in under four minutes. And before Roger Bannister achieved the feat in early 1954 no one had. But it was Bannister’s...
2014/08/02 09:46
2014/08/02 09:46
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Back the boys: Michael Cheika and his Waratahs take on the Crusaders in the Super Rugby final on Saturday night. Photo: Getty Images You’re a Sydney-based rugby supporter, you say? No, you’re...
2014/08/01 12:04
2014/08/01 12:04
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READERS have written about Tory Shepherd’s column on religion in schools, great Commonwealth Games athletes of the past and Tony Modra. Basis for exclusion TORY Shepherd appears to be saying (The...
2014/07/30 23:42
2014/07/30 23:42
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... - American Imperialism "The Filipinos attacked the American position around this city at half-past eight last night. It began with sharp firing on the outposts from several quarters...
2014/07/29 18:28
2014/07/29 18:28
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GLASGOW, Scotland -- Track and field will not occupy the centre ring of the circus at the 2022 Commonwealth Games if Edmonton wins the bid. The track has already been eliminated. The CFL end zones...
2014/07/28 22:12
2014/07/28 22:12
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... 15-year-old Ian Thorpe claims 4 gold medals – Kuala Lumpur ‘98 They get a bum rap, the Commonwealth Games. For all the whingeing about awkward colonial throwbacks (fair point, I suppose) and...
2014/07/28 07:38
2014/07/28 07:38
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... OXNARD, Calif. - The world zigs, and Jerry Jones zags. Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, sets the bar when it comes to risk-takers in the NFL. So it's not surprising that he is once again touting...
2014/07/25 15:04
2014/07/25 15:04
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... race of the century”, “The miracle mile” The 1954 British Empire Games one-mile race between Australia’s John Landy and England’s Roger Bannister in Vancouver, Canada, was so eagerly anticipated...
2014/07/25 00:34
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FROM the pool to the track, the Commonwealth Games has produced some great sporting moments. Tim Hilferty picks his top five. 5. EARLY in the 5000m race at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium in 1990,...
2014/07/24 22:09
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... GAMES RECORDS IN NUMBERS 2,080 – number of medals won by Australia, the most successful nation 1,836 – England are second 19.97 – seconds Namibia's Frankie Fredericks took to win...
2014/08/22 08:12
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