Sir Roger Bannister made history with the first sub-four minute mile run, a feat many at the time thought impossible.
The 87-year-old, who broke the four-minute mile, has described the problem of doping in sport as a source of "extreme sadness" for him.
The shoes that were worn by Sir Roger Bannister when he ran the four-minute mile have been sold at auction for £266,500.
Sir Roger Bannister, the first man to run a four-minute mile, has revealed he has Parkinson's disease.
The 85-year-old former athlete, who went on to have a distinguished medical career, told BBC Radio Oxford he was now "having trouble with walking" because of the disease.