international mile


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Noun1.international mile - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feetinternational mile - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
furlong - a unit of length equal to 220 yards
880 yards, half mile - a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile
440 yards, quarter mile - a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile
league - an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)
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Rangers have been warned their tie with Osijek is not over yet after being branded "lucky" by Croatia international Mile Skoric.
Lineker was asked on Twitter by follower Simon Stephens if Australian international Mile Jedinak boasts "the best beard in the history of football".
After a disappointing outing in Doha earlier this month, Kenyan Hellen Obiri showed signs she is returning to form by finishing third in 14:35.03.There was another small piece of athletics history etched in the books in the international mile, where Australias Luke Mathews became the 400th athlete to break the sub-four-minute mile at Hayward Field, Mathews playing his cards late and to great effect when swooping to victory in 3:57.02.
Several players, including Australia international Mile Jedinak and striker Scott Hogan, are paid PS2million a year.
Ingebrigsten, meanwhile, became the youngest ever sub-four-minute miler when running 3:58.07 in last year's Pre Classic international mile at age 16.
Australian international Mile Jedinak is the latest occupant of an increasingly packed physio room, with the 33-year-old midfield enforcer out for the forseeable future with a shoulder injury.
The star of the International Mile was 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway who became the youngest to ever run a sub-4-minute mile with his 11th-place finish in 3:58.07.
Villa have also landed Reading's Aaron Tshibola and are being linked with two other midfielders, Crystal Palace's Australian international Mile Jedinak and Amadou Diawara of Bologna.
Star billing on the 17-race programme is the €3,000 Tom Crean's Lager Derby on Sunday, with the €2,500 Meadowlands Hotel Tralee Kerry International Mile on Saturday another highlight.
Leo Manzano, the 2012 Olympic silver medalist in the 1,500, won the international mile in 3:52.40, also a world best this season.
Australian international Mile Jedinak put the visitors in front after four minutes, before Craig Noone equalised for the hosts just before half-time.
On the distaff, Bahrain's Belal Mansoor Ali finished ninth in the men's international mile.

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