Sport: Xth Olympiad

Observers who expected the Xth Olympiad* of the Modern Era to be a failure because of Depression, international hard-feeling or Los Angeles' promotion methods were vastly disappointed last week. The Xth Olympiad was a gorgeous, unprecedented success. More people attended the Games than ever before (510,000 through last week). The athletes (1,740), better housed than ever, enjoyed themselves more than hitherto. In actual competition, it began to look last week as though the Xth Olympiad might be too much of a success: in almost every...

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