Mile News Tagged Sebastian Coe


The Resurrection of Sebastian Coe

September 05, 2014

The 1984 Olympics was the first Olympics that I attended. Watching Seb Coe win his silver medal in the 800 meters was inspiring. When Seb won the 1,500 meters in LA, he made Olympic history. Now, thirty years later, Jeff Benjamin, long time contributor to RunBlogRun, American Track & Field and...

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Bannister vs. Landy 1954 showdown, Coe’s 1984 gold medal defense still resonate

August 10, 2014

"Yes, Landy has a lead of three yards. It's 220 yards to go and I don't believe Bannister is going to be able to catch him..."

By Mike Rowbottom, InsideTheGames.biz

Significant anniversaries of two great foot races fall either side of this weekend - races won by two Britons who, through their...

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Mile Moment of the Month: Steve Scott’s Dream Mile 1982

July 07, 2014

In thrilling race against top field, the legend again breaks his U.S. record in Oslo, Norway

By Bring Back the Mile

A Mile is four laps on the track that some have called the perfect distance and a four-act play. Oslo's Bislett Games Dream Mile in the 1980s was the pinnacle of this classic...

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Athletics Weekly Readers Vote Sebastian Coe as the Leading Miler of All-Time

May 12, 2014

Sebastian Coe has been voted the greatest ever Supermiler by readers of Athletics Weekly.

By Jessica Whittington, Athletics Weekly

In a poll run to coincide with the 60th anniversary of Roger Bannister’s first ever sub-4 minute Mile on May 6, Sebastian Coe received an impressive 40% of the...

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Cram’s Dream Mile

May 09, 2014

His British record has stood since 1985, but Steve Cram tells AW’s editor he could have run two seconds quicker on that memorable night in Oslo

By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly

Of all Steve Cram’s record-breaking achievements, his one Mile performance stands out. At the Bislett Games in...

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Who is the ultimate Supermiler?

April 27, 2014

As the 60th anniversary of the first sub-4 minute Mile approaches, tell us who you believe to be the leading Miler of all-time

From Athletics Weekly

Roger Bannister’s 3:59.4 Mile of almost 60 years ago is one of the most revered performances in athletics history.

Being the first man to run...

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New Documentary Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Roger Bannister’s Four Minute Mile

March 28, 2014

KIMbia Athletics aims to crowdfund definitive account of historic race

By KIMbia Athletics

Sixty years have passed since “The Greatest Sporting Achievement of the 20th Century” as named by Sports Illustrated and ForbesSir Roger Bannister running the first Mile under 4 minutes. To celebrate...

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Daniel Radcliffe to play Sebastian Coe in ‘Gold’

October 30, 2013

Actor to portray rival Steve Ovett not yet cast; movie shooting to begin April 2014

By Andreas Wiseman, ScreenDaily.com

Daniel Radcliffe is to play two-time Olympic 1500 meter gold medalist and former Mile world record holder Sebastian Coe in what will be one of the hottest projects to hit...

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Sebastian Coe: What I’ve Learned

June 30, 2013

I hated losing; I retired when I knew I couldn’t run any faster.

From Esquire UK magazine

The one discussion that’s never been resolved in sports science is what is a stitch? You can speak to any number of physicians who won’t really give you a straight answer to that. All you know is when...

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The Return of the Kings: Coe, Ovett and Cram at Bislett

June 10, 2013

By IAAF Diamond League

The “British kings of middle distance” will collectively return to Oslo for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century when they gather in Oslo to celebrate the Exxon Mobil Bislett Games on Thursday, June 13. In the late 70s and early 80s Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and...

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