Sport: British Victory

At Queen's Club, London, a sports ground entirely surrounded by dwellings, a vast concourse of people assembled to see an international interuniversity one-mile relay race. Three university teams took part: Cambridge (all English), Pennsylvania (all American), Oxford (two Americans, one Canadian, one English). They finished in that order amid a furor of British enthusiasm. The time was 3 min. 22 3/5 sec., a poor showing against the British record of 3 min. 18 1/5 sec. and the world's record, established by the American Legion of the State of Pennsylvania in...

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