Mile News Tagged Commonwealth Games


The day Sir Roger Bannister reclaimed the 4 minute Mile

June 08, 2015

46 days after Sir Roger Bannister broke the 4 minute Mile, his world record fell to John Landy. Here the athlete reflects on the day he won back his title.

By Roger BannisterThe Telegraph

This photograph captures the moment I overtook the Australian runner John Landy on the final bend at...

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Mile Moment of the Month: The Mile of the Century – Bannister vs. Landy 1954

August 07, 2014

First time two men go sub-4 minutes in the same Mile race

By Bring Back the Mile

Sixty years ago, on Saturday, August 7, at the 1954 British Empire & Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, Canada, the world’s two best Milers, England’s Roger Bannister, the first man to run a sub-4 minute Mile, and...

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Willis looks ahead to Mile after Commonwealth Games bronze medal

August 05, 2014

2008 Olympic 1500m silver medalist will have another crack at John Walker's national record of 3:49.08 in Michigan at a meet that he and wife Sierra direct.

By David Leggat, New Zealand Herald

Nick Willis will be back racing the Mile next weekend, aiming to put the frustration of his...

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The Miracle Mile of 1954

March 11, 2013

By The Commonwealth Games Federation

To mark Commonwealth Day 2013 the CGF is very proud to present a new short film telling the story of what is arguably the greatest athletics race of all time - the Miracle Mile of 1954.

The final of the one-Mile race at the Commonwealth (then called the...

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