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2014/10/24 22:42
2014/10/24 22:42
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... will to prepare to win is infinitely more important than the will to win.”– Coach Bob Knight, The Power of Negative Thinking Yes, unfailing optimism is often cited as one of the most predominant...
2014/10/24 22:42
2014/10/24 22:42
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2014/10/24 17:02
2014/10/24 17:02
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This writer received an e-mail from Sheryll M. Casuga, Psy.D., CC-AASP, Doctor of Clinical Psychology with an M.A. in Sport Psychology. Casuga has sent this writer information about sport psychology...
2014/10/24 04:59
2014/10/24 04:59
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SIR Roger Bannister returned to Oxford’s famous Vincent’s Club as the club celebrated its 150th anniversary with the award of scholarships and bursaries for outstanding student athletes. Sir Roger,...
2014/10/23 00:49
2014/10/23 00:49
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An Irishman's Diary: Well-remembered places An Irishman’s Diary about running with the hares, and hunting with the Heritage Service Dave Brady: faster than a speeding hare. Photograph: Donal Glackin....
2014/10/14 02:09
2014/10/14 02:09
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A verdict on legacy may seem premature. However, Roger Bannister reminded me that it was nearly 17 years after Sydney Wooderson set a world mile record in 1937 that he broke the four-minute barrier....
2014/10/13 15:43
2014/10/13 15:43
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Well that’s it. The training is over and I’ve another half marathon under the belt. And as always, it was an emotional and wonderful experience. I said last week that I was running for a better...
2014/10/13 08:41
2014/10/13 08:41
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POUNDING the pavements for fun, charity, or just to keep fit, thousands laced up their running shoes for this year’s Oxford Half Marathon. Athletes had spent months in the run-up to the big day...
2014/10/13 05:41
2014/10/13 05:41
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A SPORTING icon inspired a record number of runners to power through the Oxford Half Marathon yesterday. Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, sounded the...
2014/10/10 16:41
2014/10/10 16:41
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TOMORROW will see 7,000 runners pull on their trainers, stretch their muscles and focus their minds as they hit the streets for the fourth Oxford Half Marathon. The 13.1 mile course will take them...
2014/10/09 23:13
2014/10/09 23:13
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The women had all run half-marathons at some point, while half of the male contingent were bracing themselves for an Ironman Triathlon (a 2.4-mile swim chased by a 112-mile bike ride, washed down with...
2014/10/09 10:59
2014/10/09 10:59
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A path breaker opens a trail. But it takes a manager and a mentor to get others to follow it There used to be an iron-cast mould for the Bollywood hero. Another for the villain. An actor fit into...
2014/10/08 14:25
2014/10/08 14:25
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Let the celebration begin. The NHL is back. The regular season is here. Finally. The schedule Wednesday features four games, all intriguing. Every game should be intriguing now. As much as we think...
2014/10/08 05:41
2014/10/08 05:41
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A FATHER and daughter duo from Witney will run this Sunday’s Oxford Half Marathon tied to each other, in a bid to raise awareness about a rare muscle condition. Neil Sleight, 59, and Kirsty Sleight,...
2014/10/07 07:59
2014/10/07 07:59
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Running legend Roger Bannister will open Sunday’s Oxford Half Marathon. Organisers said this year’s event would celebrate “all things Bannister”, to honour Sir Roger’s breaking of the four-minute...
2014/10/07 04:26
2014/10/07 04:26
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Last spring, Lawrence Lessig, a fifty-three-year-old Harvard legal theorist who opposes the influence of money in politics, launched a counterintuitive experiment: the Mayday PAC, a political-action...
2014/10/06 22:03
2014/10/06 22:03
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The race to two hours is reminiscent of the last great milestone in the sport, the sub four-minute mile, which captured the imagination of the world in the 1950s. Coinciding with the race to reach...
2014/10/05 15:53
2014/10/05 15:53
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A FORMER medic who was blown up by a landmine while serving with the Royal Navy Special Forces is helping to spearhead the launch of this year's Poppy Appeal. Ian 'Roger' Bannister, 78, the president...
2014/10/01 02:09
2014/10/01 02:09
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Inevitably, Kimetto was asked following Sunday's win whether two hours was possible. "I am expecting a marathon in two hours," he said. "I can break this record again." The runner-up, Emmanuel Mutai...
2014/09/27 05:59
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...
2014/09/26 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...
2014/10/24 22:42
2014/10/24 22:42
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