Sport: Trials & Tryouts

Revived by Baron Pierre de Coubertin to promote international amity in 1896, the Olympic Games are separated by four-year periods of bickering, money-grubbing and journalistic squeals of indignation. Current bonfire of ill will, back talk and panhandling began when the Olympic Torch was ceremoniously extinguished at Los Angeles in 1932. Last week it showed signs of ending as the best swimmers, divers, runners and jumpers in the U. S. finally got down to the business of swimming, diving, running and jumping to see which of them would actually represent the U. S....

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