Letters, Nov. 2, 1936

Sport into Egypt


In your issue of Oct. 12, under Education, you credit me with introducing basketball into Egypt and with writing the first basketball rule-book in Arabic. The fact is that I was only one of several who cooperated in promoting the sport in its early days in Egypt, the active direction of the basketball league and the editing of the rulebook having been done by Mr. G. M. Tamblyn, the physical director of the Y. M. C. A. in Cairo and now secretary of the Y. M. C. A. at Rutherford,...

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