Sport: Dishonorable Trick

Charles Paddock, joint holder of the world's record for the 100-yard dash, recently made a speech over the radio telling of an incident at the Olympic Games in 1924. Said he:

"It was suggested that the American who drew the inside lane that day, the moment that he was set, should start running. The rest of us would know what to expect and could save ourselves. But Abrahams, the Englishman, in order to protect himself would have to go, too, expending his energy. Of course if the first American was not called back he...