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2014/09/27 05:59
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HE is seen as sporting royalty in his own right, but yesterday Sir Roger Bannister was greeted by the Princess Royal at Harris Manchester College, Oxford. Sir Roger is an honorary fellow of the...
2014/09/27 05:59
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2014/09/26 04:59
2014/09/26 04:59
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SOME say politics is all about hot air but one Oxford councillor hopes he won’t be doing too much huffing and puffing next month. City and county Labour councillor Mark Lygo will be taking part in...
2014/09/25 23:51
2014/09/25 23:51
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The four-minute mile: How the Daily Express reported it 60 years ago ONE of the greatest feats ever achieved by a British athlete almost never took place as a typically British combination of wind...
2014/09/20 04:56
2014/09/20 04:56
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THE EXCITEMENT of the play-offs is what Leeds Rhinos need to re-start their season, six-time Grand Final winner Jamie Jones-Buchanan says. Rhinos go into today’s elimination tie at home to Catalan...
2014/09/19 05:59
2014/09/19 05:59
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ALL 6,000 public places for the Oxford Half Marathon may have sold out, but there is still a chance to be able to run in the event. Charity places are still available, including those for Oxfam and...
2014/09/18 10:09
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...
2014/09/17 05:56
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
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
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
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
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...
2014/09/27 05:59
2014/09/27 05:59
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