Mile News Tagged London 2012


At 37, Bernard Lagat is still in pursuit of Olympic gold

June 02, 2012

Lagat, who took a bronze medal at the 2000 Olympics and silver at the 2004 Games running the 1,500 meters, faltered at the 2008 Games. Now he's among the favorites in the 5,000 meters at London.

By David Wharton, Los Angeles Times

Time means everything to a runner.

Every step equals another...

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London 2012 - Should Bannister light Olympic flame?

June 01, 2012

Five-times Olympic gold medallist Steve Redgrave remains the bookies' hot favourite to light the Olympic flame in the stadium at the London 2012 opening ceremony, but Sir Roger Bannister is closing on him.

By Eurosport

Redgrave is a 1-3 favourite to be afforded the honour, but legendary...

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London 2012 Olympics: the British Miler, episode five

May 28, 2012

By The Telegraph

In the fifth of our exclusive videos tracking three British 1,500m athletes in their attempt to qualify for London 2012, we join Andy Baddeley as he trains for the Games in Richmond Park, west London.

Baddeley recently exceeded the 'A' qualifying time for the London 2012...

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Track’s Leo Manzano ready to improve on ‘08 Olympics

May 22, 2012

As part of USA TODAY Sports' "100 Olympic hopefuls in 100 Days" series, prospective U.S. Olympians give their thoughts on the Games in their own words.

By Michael Florek, USA Today

Leo Manzano's first trip to the Olympics ended when he didn't make the final of the men's 1,500 meters.

He...

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London 2012 Olympics: The British Miler

May 02, 2012

Courtesy of The Telegraph

LONDON - In the first of our exclusive videos tracking three British 1500m athletes in their attempt to qualify for London 2012, we look back at a distinguished honour roll of British middle-distance runners.

Britain has a rich tradition of success in middle-distance...

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