Sport: Winning Guests

The all-American finals at Wimbledon (see above) were just one more indication that England's guests this summer were making themselves right at home. To a country which prides itself on taking its games more seriously than its battles, the situation was beginning to look a bit too one-sided. The London Evening Standard's Columnist Hylton Cleaver seriously suggested last week that all foreigners, including horses, be barred from British sport for two years so that the home product might recover its lost confidence. The Observer's Editor Ivor Brown was more philosophical about it: "We...

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