Sport: Without a Country?

Despite her defeat by Helen Wills (TIME, Aug. 27), the U. S. L. T. A. had counted on Molla Mallory to maintain by her long tournament experience the morale of the 1924 American Olympic tennis team. Despite the fact that she had competed for Norway in the 1912 Olympics, the U. S. L. T. A. had applied (TIME, Jan. 14) for special exception to the rule which prohibits an entrant who has competed for one country from competing for another.

Last week the International Olympic rules committee denied the application and Mrs. Mallory...

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