August 10, 2014
"Yes, Landy has a lead of three yards. It's 220 yards to go and I don't believe Bannister is going to be able to catch him..."
By Mike Rowbottom, InsideTheGames.biz
Significant anniversaries of two great foot races fall either side of this weekend - races won by two Britons who, through their...
July 07, 2014
In thrilling race against top field, the legend again breaks his U.S. record in Oslo, Norway
By Bring Back the Mile
A Mile is four laps on the track that some have called the perfect distance and a four-act play. Oslo's Bislett Games Dream Mile in the 1980s was the pinnacle of this classic...
May 12, 2014
Sebastian Coe has been voted the greatest ever Supermiler by readers of Athletics Weekly.
By Jessica Whittington, Athletics Weekly
In a poll run to coincide with the 60th anniversary of Roger Bannister’s first ever sub-4 minute Mile on May 6, Sebastian Coe received an impressive 40% of the...
May 09, 2014
His British record has stood since 1985, but Steve Cram tells AW’s editor he could have run two seconds quicker on that memorable night in Oslo
By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly
Of all Steve Cram’s record-breaking achievements, his one Mile performance stands out. At the Bislett Games in...
April 27, 2014
As the 60th anniversary of the first sub-4 minute Mile approaches, tell us who you believe to be the leading Miler of all-time
From Athletics Weekly
Roger Bannister’s 3:59.4 Mile of almost 60 years ago is one of the most revered performances in athletics history.
Being the first man to run...
March 28, 2014
KIMbia Athletics aims to crowdfund definitive account of historic race
By KIMbia Athletics
Sixty years have passed since “The Greatest Sporting Achievement of the 20th Century” as named by Sports Illustrated and Forbes – Sir Roger Bannister running the first Mile under 4 minutes. To celebrate...
October 30, 2013
Actor to portray rival Steve Ovett not yet cast; movie shooting to begin April 2014
By Andreas Wiseman, ScreenDaily.com
Daniel Radcliffe is to play two-time Olympic 1500 meter gold medalist and former Mile world record holder Sebastian Coe in what will be one of the hottest projects to hit...
June 30, 2013
I hated losing; I retired when I knew I couldn’t run any faster.
From Esquire UK magazine
The one discussion that’s never been resolved in sports science is what is a stitch? You can speak to any number of physicians who won’t really give you a straight answer to that. All you know is when...
June 10, 2013
By IAAF Diamond League
The “British kings of middle distance” will collectively return to Oslo for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century when they gather in Oslo to celebrate the Exxon Mobil Bislett Games on Thursday, June 13. In the late 70s and early 80s Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and...
June 01, 2013
By Christopher Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated
Sir John Walker of New Zealand was the greatest middle-distance runner of his era and had few peers during the eras that followed. Although there were great competitors during his time like Sebastion Coe, Eamonn Coghlan, Steve Cram, Steve Ovett and...
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