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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 ...
The Ultimate Teammate
The Super Bowl rings are nice, but his greatest achievement grows out of a generosity of spirit that makes him a leader in the toughest times
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Jul 5, 2015 ... ... THE INSPIRATION OF MICHELLE AKERS, THE MAJESTY OF SIR ROGER BANNISTER, THE CHALLENGES OF BEING A RETIRED NBA ...
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 ...
Duel of the Four-Minute Men
In this SI Classic from the magazine's first issue, in 1954, Roger Bannister beats John Landy in one of history's greatest miles