Sport: Rebellion at Gstaad

On Stvanice Island, beneath the Moldau River railway bridge, sprawls Prague's fashionable Ice Hockey and Lawn Tennis Club. If its rinks and courts are the best in central Europe, it is thanks to Josef Drobny, the club's industrious groundskeeper. His wife is in charge of the checkroom. Their son, Jaroslav, grew up to be one of Czechoslovakia's flashiest hockey players, and despite his glasses and squat build, he also became his country's best tennis player.

Last week, while playing in a tournament at Gstaad, Switzerland, Southpaw Drobny got an order from the Communist-controlled government...

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