Sport: Xth Olympiad

"The important thing in the Olympic Games is not the winning but taking part —the essential thing is not conquering but fighting well."

If Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who expressed these sentiments when he revived the Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, had been in Los Angeles last week he would have seen them inscribed in huge letters on the inner wall of the main gateway of Los Angeles Olympic Stadium. He would have seen also a crowd of 105,000 flowing in orderly fashion into a stadium which...

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