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The Men Who Made the '40 - Jim Randle

In the second of our postscripts to the XJ40 story, we profile its architect – Professor Jim Randle.

“To meet Jim Randle and to talk to him is to go into a quiet and refined world. 1,088 more words

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The Men Who Made the '40 - Bob Knight

Today we profile a man who did more to define not only XJ40, but also Jaguar’s engineering direction than perhaps any other – Bob Knight CBE. 967 more words

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History Repeating - XJ40: 1972-1994 - Postscript

Tragedy, Loss, Redemption. DTW brings its XJ40 epic to a close.

In a recent interview, Sir John Egan expressed regret at not having cancelled XJ40 in 1982/3 and starting afresh, stating he was talked out of it by Sir William Lyons. 817 more words

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The Birdman and I

By Andy Tabor

Photo: Anne Ferrel

The joy of unexpectedly meeting someone famous is unrivaled by any other experience in the world. Ok, so maybe that’s going a little too far, but the combined feeling of shock, nerves, and adrenaline in that very moment, rival that of any heart pulsating moment you’ll ever experience in your life. 1,117 more words

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LGBTQ issues can't be ignored in schools, say Calgary students and advocates

LGBTQ students across Canada participated Monday in an interactive “think tank” event discussing the challenges they face at school every day — including homophobic bullying — and strategies to overcome those barriers. 630 more words

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Bob Knight used to have a sign in his locker room that read 'This is not Burger King. You do it my way.'

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Bob Knight can still command quite a crowd.

The Indy Star caught the legendary and controversial basketball coach during a talk he gave to a group at a retirement home in Indiana where he spoke about some of his coaching philosophies, memorable moments — and of course, showed he still had the legendary stare immortalized on magazine covers through the years. 58 more words

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