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Bannister praises ‘enormous advances’ in anti-doping

August 01, 2012

It was described as the "Everest of athletics". Almost 60 years after Sir Roger Bannister broke the 4-minute Mile he talks to Channel 4 News about sporting barriers, the Olympics and doping.

By Channel 4 News

It was May 6, 1954 when a young Roger Bannister ran into the record books as the first man to break the 4-minute Mile barrier.

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