Sport: Olympic Finis

One last bugle note sounded in Colombes Stadium; a cannon boomed; down came the broad, embroidered Olympic standard from its masthead. Officials had gathered, had distributed prizes, had declared the Eighth Olympiad at an end. Tag-end events were won as follows : Weightlifting, Italy; yachting, Norway; equestrian sports, Sweden; cycling, France; gymnastics, Czechoslovakia and Switzerland. The few athletes remaining in Paris paid bills, packed trunks, bought tickets, caught steamer-trains, held postmortems. Led by the London Times, British newspapers chimed in on the post-mortems with notes for the most part sour. The Times...

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