Sport: Colombes

Twenty minutes from the St. Lazare Station is the Parisian suburb of Colombes. There, France has erected a stadium seating 30,000, and a vast playing field for the 1924 Olympics. Within the ground will be a bank, barbershop, postoffice, cafes, bars and many other trappings of civilization. It was semi-officially opened last week by a rugby match wherein Wales defeated France 10 to 6. Because it rained and because most of the French team were from southern France, the Frenchmen suffered a chill, so they said.

The stadium's first Olympic event will be a...

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