Roger Bannister

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North-West Evening Mail
Ideal birth date of an Olympic champion is revealedthree golds and could add a fourth with victory in the 5,000 metres in Brazil.
Ideal birth date of an Olympic champion is revealed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
three golds and could add a fourth with victory in the 5,000 metres in Brazil. The date of 23 March has also spawned Sir Roger Bannister, who in 1954 became the first ever man to clock a sub-four-minute mile. So, if your child is born on that... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The day British Olympic champs most likely to be born has been revealedtakes gold after winning an incredible race in the 10,000 metres to retain his
The day British Olympic champs most likely to be born has been revealed
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
takes gold after winning an incredible race in the 10,000 metres to retain his Olympic title March 23 has also spawned Sir Roger Bannister, who in 1954 became the first ever man to clock a sub-four-minute mile. Experts recommend that if you are a... Read more
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Daily Star
Is THIS the reason behind Team GB’s success? Farah, Kenny and Hoy have the SAME birthdaystop there. Retired Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe – who had a perfect 46-0 record –
Is THIS the reason behind Team GB’s success? Farah, Kenny and Hoy have the SAME birthday
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
stop there. Retired Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe – who had a perfect 46-0 record – was also born on March 23. GETTYSTAR: Roger Bannister (at the front) was the first man to run a mile under four minute Roger Bannister – the first man to run a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
£60m sports scheme aims to create ‘world-class’ sitesports centre. The initial phase will see an £8.5m indoor sports hall built ne
£60m sports scheme aims to create ‘world-class’ site
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
sports centre. The initial phase will see an £8.5m indoor sports hall built next to the iconic running track where Sir Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile in 1954. The Oxford Mail has learned it could also become the first such facility... Read more
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Oxford Mail
£60m sports scheme aims to create ‘world-class’ sitesports centre. The initial phase will see an £8.5m indoor sports hall built ne
£60m sports scheme aims to create ‘world-class’ site
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
sports centre. The initial phase will see an £8.5m indoor sports hall built next to the iconic running track where Sir Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile in 1954. The Oxford Mail has learned it could also become the first such facility... Read more
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Golf Magazine
Jim Furyk's Historic 58; Looking Ahead to Olympic Golfthe course or the setup, but the bottom line is Furyk did something no one has
Jim Furyk's Historic 58; Looking Ahead to Olympic Golf
Golf Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
the course or the setup, but the bottom line is Furyk did something no one has ever done on Tour. If Geiberger is golf’s Roger Bannister, Furyk is now the Usain Bolt, pushing a record number so low it’s hard to imagine it will ever be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Whether young or oldBeethoven was a piano virtuoso by age 23. • Isaac Newton wrote Philosophiæ Nat
Whether young or old
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
Beethoven was a piano virtuoso by age 23. • Isaac Newton wrote Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica at age 24. • Roger Bannister was 25 when he broke the four minute mile record. • Albert Einstein was 26 when he wrote the theory of... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Canning Town couple celebrate 60 years of bliss4SQQ - 60th Wedding Anniversary of Norma and Terry Matthews In 1954, the same
Canning Town couple celebrate 60 years of bliss
Newham Recorder / Posted 18 days ago
4SQQ - 60th Wedding Anniversary of Norma and Terry Matthews In 1954, the same year that meat finally came off ration and Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile, a special couple were tying the knot in Newham. A collage of memories at the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Sporting legend Roger Bannister calls for "optimism" ahead of Olympic GamesSPORTING legend Roger Bannister has said Britain still has plenty of reasons to
Sporting legend Roger Bannister calls for "optimism" ahead of Olympic Games
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 20 days ago
SPORTING legend Roger Bannister has said Britain still has plenty of reasons to be "bursting with pride" over its sportsmen and women. The former athlete and physician, 87, who made history in March 1954 by running the first sub-four-minute mile,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Sporting legend Roger Bannister calls for "optimism" ahead of Olympic GamesSPORTING legend Roger Bannister has said Britain still has plenty of reasons to
Sporting legend Roger Bannister calls for "optimism" ahead of Olympic Games
Oxford Mail / Posted 20 days ago
SPORTING legend Roger Bannister has said Britain still has plenty of reasons to be "bursting with pride" over its sportsmen and women. The former athlete and physician, 87, who made history in March 1954 by running the first sub-four-minute mile,... Read more
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Breitbart
The World’s Fastest Man Has Never Run a Mileday in the 400; a decent high school girl beats him every day in the 800. Spee
The World’s Fastest Man Has Never Run a Mile
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
day in the 400; a decent high school girl beats him every day in the 800. Speed is fleeting. Endurance sticks around. Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile in 1954 and 45 years later Hicham El Guerrouj improved on that by about 17 seconds... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gifted athlete was blessed with natural ability and class3hrs 40min. His father, Bill, had been one of the timekeepers at the Iffley Ro
Gifted athlete was blessed with natural ability and class
Oxford Mail / Posted 22 days ago
3hrs 40min. His father, Bill, had been one of the timekeepers at the Iffley Road running track in Oxford in May 1954 when Roger Bannister beat the fourminute barrier for the mile. When the race was re-run in 2004 on the 50th anniversary, he timed... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots cycling star Sir Chris Hoy named best British Olympian of all timedouble Olympic champion, Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray
Scots cycling star Sir Chris Hoy named best British Olympian of all time
heraldscotland / Posted 28 days ago
double Olympic champion, Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins and track and field athlete Seb Coe. Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four minute mile in 1954 alongside his Olympic success, came t... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Sir Chris Hoy named the greatest British Olympian of all timeDame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins
Sir Chris Hoy named the greatest British Olympian of all time
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins and track and field athlete Seb Coe, Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four minute mile in 1954 alongside his Olympic success, came tenth. Marathon runner... Read more
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Scotsman
Chris Hoy named as ‘best British Olympian of all time’Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins
Chris Hoy named as ‘best British Olympian of all time’
Scotsman / Posted 29 days ago
Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins and track and field athlete Seb Coe, Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four minute mile in 1954 alongside his Olympic success, came tenth. Marathon runner... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Adlington named in all-time GB Olympic top 20Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins
Adlington named in all-time GB Olympic top 20
Derbyshire Times / Posted 29 days ago
Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins and track and field athlete Seb Coe, Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four minute mile in 1954 alongside his Olympic success, came 10th. Marathon runner... Read more
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chad
Adlington named in all-time GB Olympic top 20Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins
Adlington named in all-time GB Olympic top 20
chad / Posted 29 days ago
Dame Kelly Holmes, followed by tennis star Andy Murray, cyclist Bradley Wiggins and track and field athlete Seb Coe, Roger Bannister, who ran the first sub-four minute mile in 1954 alongside his Olympic success, came 10th. Marathon runner... Read more
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