July 31, 2018
It was simply the most significant race ever run in Ireland, despite the intrusion of a black and white mongrel dog midway through the race, and it lived up to its billing to the letter.
By Peter Byrne for The Irish Times
In an extract from his forthcoming book Winning for Ireland, Peter...
March 19, 2018
The legend clocked a 3:59.03 Mile, with teammates Merv Lincoln securing silver and Albie Thomas overtaking Gordon Pirie to give Australia a 1-2-3 medal sweep
By Mike Colman, The Courier-Mail
Herb Elliott will always be best remembered for his world record-breaking run to win the 1500m at the...
November 06, 2013
Three-time Olympian first man to break 4 minutes for the Mile on a grass track
By David Tarbotton and Ron Bendall, Sydney Morning Herald
Albie Thomas was one of Australia's greatest distance runners. He broke world records, competed at three Olympic Games, was a dual Commonwealth Games...
November 03, 2013
Pacemaker for Herb Elliott's world record shattering 1958 performance at Clonliffe Harriers Stadium
By Eamonn Sweeney, Independent.ie
Albie Thomas, who died last week at the age of 78, played a central role in perhaps the most significant international sporting event ever to take place in...