Roger Bannister

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Orange County Register
Strides of courage: A love of running helps the author's father and son cope with illness, and unites three generationsfield from an early age. I remember as a young boy going through the scrapbook
Strides of courage: A love of running helps the author's father and son cope with illness, and unites three generations
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
field from an early age. I remember as a young boy going through the scrapbook he kept as a teenager full of clippings from Roger Bannister running the first sub-4-minute mile in 1954 and Bannister’s showdown with Australia’s John Landy in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gold Coast ironman reclaims world record in pull-ups arms race14 in Great Falls, Virginia, upping the ante for Eckstein's attempt. External
Gold Coast ironman reclaims world record in pull-ups arms race
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
14 in Great Falls, Virginia, upping the ante for Eckstein's attempt. External Link: Caine Eckstein recovering Just like Roger Bannister and John Landy pushing each other to break the four-minute mile, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson in the NBA or... Read more
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The Buffalo News
It’s time for the Nichols General Information Test!In 1954 an English physician ran a mile in 3:59.4, becoming the first person to
It’s time for the Nichols General Information Test!
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
In 1954 an English physician ran a mile in 3:59.4, becoming the first person to break four minutes. He was: a. Roger Bannister b. Sebastian Coe c. Herb Elliott d. John Landy e. Peter Snell 35. Which of these composers wrote a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your BusinessIn 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your Business
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
In 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to run a mile in under four minutes, most people thought it was impossible. Bannister's record was short lived. Just 46 days later, rival John Landy beat his time. Many... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your BusinessIn 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your Business
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
In 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to run a mile in under four minutes, most people thought it was impossible. Bannister's record was short lived. Just 46 days later, rival John Landy beat his time. Many... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your BusinessIn 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your Business
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
In 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to run a mile in under four minutes, most people thought it was impossible. Bannister's record was short lived. Just 46 days later, rival John Landy beat his time. Many... Read more
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The News-Times
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your BusinessIn 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to
Mindsets Matter: How Your Thought Patterns Shape Your Business
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
In 1954, before Sir Roger Bannister became the first man in recorded history to run a mile in under four minutes, most people thought it was impossible. Bannister's record was short lived. Just 46 days later, rival John Landy beat his time. Many... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'World's greatest sneaker': How a Portland collector beat out Nike to land famed Moon ShoesLast fall, Covert agreed to sell for an undisclosed price. Other historic shoe
'World's greatest sneaker': How a Portland collector beat out Nike to land famed Moon Shoes
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
Last fall, Covert agreed to sell for an undisclosed price. Other historic shoes have carried a hefty cost: The spikes Roger Bannister wore for the first sub-four minute mile sold for $411,493 during a 2015 auction. Covert said his shoes' value... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
House of Payne: When will Paralympians get on the same billing as able-bodied athletes?first wheelchair racer to go under three minutes in the Westminster Mile. It w
House of Payne: When will Paralympians get on the same billing as able-bodied athletes?
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
first wheelchair racer to go under three minutes in the Westminster Mile. It was an achievement which earned plaudits from Roger Bannister no less, the legendary runner - now 87 - who ran the sub-four-minute mile back in 1954. There is no doubt... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Bannister's Cafe off the pace when it comes to food hygieneA BREAKFAST cafe named after Sir Roger Bannister has been found to be off the p
Bannister's Cafe off the pace when it comes to food hygiene
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 days ago
A BREAKFAST cafe named after Sir Roger Bannister has been found to be off the pace when it comes to food hygiene standards. Bannister's in Iffley Road scored a one-star food hygiene rating at a recent inspection after council hygiene bosses found... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
House of Payne: When will Paralympians get on the same billing as able-bodied athletes?first wheelchair racer to go under three minutes in the Westminster Mile. It w
House of Payne: When will Paralympians get on the same billing as able-bodied athletes?
Kingston Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
first wheelchair racer to go under three minutes in the Westminster Mile. It was an achievement which earned plaudits from Roger Bannister no less, the legendary runner - now 87 - who ran the sub-four-minute mile back in 1954. There is no doubt... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bannister's Cafe off the pace when it comes to food hygieneA BREAKFAST cafe named after Sir Roger Bannister has been found to be off the p
Bannister's Cafe off the pace when it comes to food hygiene
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
A BREAKFAST cafe named after Sir Roger Bannister has been found to be off the pace when it comes to food hygiene standards. Bannister's in Iffley Road scored a one-star food hygiene rating at a recent inspection after council hygiene bosses found... Read more
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ESPN
Wheelchair racer Weir breaks 3-minute mile markprevious best by six seconds. Weir, who has won the London Marathon six times,
Wheelchair racer Weir breaks 3-minute mile mark
ESPN / Posted 21 days ago
previous best by six seconds. Weir, who has won the London Marathon six times, said, "I've always said I could do it." Roger Bannister, who in 1954 was the first man to run a mile in under four minutes, sent Weir "all my congratulations for his... Read more
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SKY News
Breaking The Mould: Ali A Man Before His Timelike a butterfly" off the sports pages and onto the front in a very different e
Breaking The Mould: Ali A Man Before His Time
SKY News / Posted 21 days ago
like a butterfly" off the sports pages and onto the front in a very different era, when we were used to sportsmen in the Roger Bannister mould. Modest, retiring, Sir Roger was the first to run a mile in under four minutes, only six years before... Read more
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Scotsman
Sir Chris Hoy takes on 24 hour Le Mans race and fatherhoodwas incredible.” Hoy turned 40 on 23 March this year – a birthday which, remar
Sir Chris Hoy takes on 24 hour Le Mans race and fatherhood
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
was incredible.” Hoy turned 40 on 23 March this year – a birthday which, remarkably, he shares with Redgrave, Mo Farah and Roger Bannister – but the pipe, slippers and allotment remain a long way off. In a couple of weeks he will drive in the... Read more
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ESPN
Is it Steph's world? LeBron hungry to change narrativebefore Game 1 in Oakland. Adam Silver delivers a paean to Curry as he gushes ab
Is it Steph's world? LeBron hungry to change narrative
ESPN / Posted 24 days ago
before Game 1 in Oakland. Adam Silver delivers a paean to Curry as he gushes about the transformation of the game: Steph is Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile. Steph has shattered "a psychological barrier" that has kept shooters from... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Finals prove long shots have chance of ultimate victoryMILE It was a mark other players would be hard-pressed to match, Silver said.
Finals prove long shots have chance of ultimate victory
Reuters Sports News / Posted 24 days ago
MILE It was a mark other players would be hard-pressed to match, Silver said. "In some ways maybe that's like when Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile," Silver said of Curry's achievement this season. "It's something that just a few... Read more
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NBA.com
Silver: League will look into rules changes in offseasonin a season, 286, he smashed through the 300 ceiling and wound up with 402. Si
Silver: League will look into rules changes in offseason
NBA.com / Posted 24 days ago
in a season, 286, he smashed through the 300 ceiling and wound up with 402. Silver compared that milestone threshold to Roger Bannister running a mile in less than four minutes, a sporting event in England in 1954 that stunned the world. "When... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history on London's Westminster MileGoolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald wo
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history on London's Westminster Mile
Oxford Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Goolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald won the women's senior title. Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile back in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir on his feat. The... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history on London's Westminster MileGoolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald wo
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history on London's Westminster Mile
Kingston Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
Goolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald won the women's senior title. Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile back in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir on his feat. The... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Croydon Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Northern Echo
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair"I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Northern Echo / Posted 29 days ago
"I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge achievement". The 87-year-old said:... Read more
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Shropshire Star
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair « Shropshire Starmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Kingston Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Express and Star
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair « Express & Starmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Oxford Mail / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Streatham Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Bury Times
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Bury Times / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Gazette
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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guardian-series
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
guardian-series / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Harrow Times
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Harrow Times / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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This is West Country
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
This is West Country / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Gazette News
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Gazette News / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Bolton News
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Bolton News / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchairmedallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the
David Weir becomes first to break three-minute mile in a wheelchair
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
medallist said. "I wanted to prove a point that I was still up there with the best in the world." Retired athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir for his "huge... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history with first-ever sub-three minute mileGoolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald wo
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history with first-ever sub-three minute mile
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
Goolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald won the women's senior title. Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile back in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir on his feat. The... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history on London's Westminster MileGoolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald wo
Wheelchair racer David Weir makes history on London's Westminster Mile
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Goolab won the British Athletics men's road mile title, while Sarah McDonald won the women's senior title. Sir Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile back in 1954, was quick to congratulate Weir on his feat. The... Read more
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