July 17, 2020
Sell-out crowd of more than 14,000 witnessed Gunder the Wonder's historic Mile race on Malmö's 393m Idrottsplats track
By Mel Watman for World Athletics
It was 75 years ago today, on July 17, 1945, in the Swedish city of Malmö that the first sub-4 minute Mile was so nearly achieved. Almost...
June 27, 1994
Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the brotherhood of Mile record holders gathered to honor their grand obsession
By Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated
Never join someone who eclipses you. Align yourself with one who increases your luster. The man who puts you in the shade...
August 02, 1971
"What if we had been 2 minutes flat at the half-way? It would surely have been a 4 minute Mile. But we wanted to win, only to win." - Arne Andersson
By Norman Harris, Sports Illustrated
No objective in sport seemed more unattainable for a longer period of time than track's 4 minute Mile. It...