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2014/09/18 10:09
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It's not an entirely flippant suggestion. Guinness World Records, as it became known after its divorce from the brewing firm that sponsored its birth, has just celebrated its 60th birthday. It...
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2014/09/17 05:56
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His coach, Ron Toth, admits he learns from his seniors' dogged determination on a daily basis. Toth, a great sprints coach in his own right, is amazed at the things Smith has done to this...
2014/09/16 06:00
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Olympian Sir Steve offers half marathon fitness advice Sir Steve Redgrave shows his Atlanta gold medal to Martha Moss RUNNERS preparing for next month’s Oxford Half Marathon were treated to a...
2014/09/14 08:29
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AUSSIE Olympic heavyweight Kevan Gosper has pleaded for the return of a Commonwealth Games gold medal stolen from his Melbourne house. Police are investigating the theft of the 1954 gold medal from...
2014/09/13 17:48
2014/09/13 17:48
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Vid Students are working on a wearable jetpack that could help soldiers run faster on the field of combat. The project dubbed 4MM, or 4 Minute Mile, has been backed by the US defence agency DARPA. It...
2014/09/13 16:12
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A Banbury optician is lacing up his running shoes to take part in the Oxford Half Marathon on Sunday, October 12 to raise funds for Katharine House Hospice. Store director and optometrist Nimish...
2014/09/13 07:59
2014/09/13 07:59
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Olympic legend hosts marathon training session Sir Steve Redgrave WITH the Oxford Half Marathon less than a month away, runners are being given some extra motivation by Olympic legend Sir Steve...
2014/09/12 16:18
2014/09/12 16:18
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On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister ran a mile in under four minutes for the first time in recorded history. Since then, other professional runners and world-class athletes have joined him in the...
2014/09/04 17:07
2014/09/04 17:07
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Stowmarket: Thousands of people expected in town for beach party and new mile race on SaturdayA beach party will be coming to Stowmarket on Saturday. Last year's organisers, left to right, David...
2014/09/04 07:59
2014/09/04 07:59
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Sir Roger moves fellow graduates to tears Buy this photo Sir Roger Bannister with Oxford Brookes University students, from left, Gareth Wilson, Chris Moy and James Daniel, who all graduated with a...
2014/09/04 07:41
2014/09/04 07:41
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He may have been quick around the track but it took until he was 84 to get an honorary degree. But it is only fitting the man who made Iffley Road Sports Ground a record-breaking spot, Sir Roger...
2014/09/02 04:59
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Fewer than 1,000 places are left for Oxford half marathon 5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014 in News By Luke Sproule, Reporter covering Rose Hill, Iffley and Littlemore. Please call me on (01865)...
2014/09/01 08:58
2014/09/01 08:58
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A WOMAN has been jailed for three years after causing the death of Tom Bannister, whose family founded the Boundary Mill retail chain in Colne. The 48-year-old was killed after his friend Debbie...
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...
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
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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
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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
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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...
2014/09/18 10:09
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