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1954 & Its Sportsman: Roger Bannister
The year brought shining performances in a host of sports, but the electrifying running of history's first four-minute miler—a man of no fanfare—made him year's pre-eminent man of sport
Pioneer miler Roger Bannister and Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary became, at midcentury, the last great heroes in an era of sea change in sport
I. A PIVOT IN TIME Now, at the end of this 20th century, we famously celebrateAmerica as "the world's only superpower," but the fact is thatin ...
AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB
Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the brotherhood of mile record holders gathered to honor their grand obsession.
SIR ROGER'S RUN
Jul 5, 2015 ... Today it is as hard to keep up with Sir Roger Bannister's mind as it once was to keep up with his feet. With the offer of tea and biscuits out of the ...
DUEL OF THE FOUR-MINUTE MEN
But the world of track has never seen anything quite to equal the "Mile of the Century" which England's Dr. Roger Gilbert Bannister—the tall, pale-skinned ...
A COLLECTION OF 13 NUMBER ONES
There is Roger Bannister from England, Jean-Claude Killy of France, Italian diver Klaus Dibiasi, and track stars Irena Szewinska of Poland and ...
THE GOLDEN YEAR
It was the duel of the four-minute men, Roger Bannister and John Landy. Both of them had run the mile under four minutes against the watch. Now both did it ...
The Canadian actor plays Roger Bannister's coach in Four Minutes, which debuts on ESPN2 on Oct. 6
THE BEST OF TIMES
But H‚Äö√†√∂¬¨√ügg's personal choice to break the barrier was a 25-year-old British medical student, Roger Bannister, who had done a paced 4:02.
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Jim Ryun In its first issue, in August 1954, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED reported the duel of the original four-minute milers, Roger Bannister and John Landy, at the ...