Sport: Milers In the Money

The pursuit of the fabulous four-minute mile has long since made track a biggish business in Sweden. When promoters found that amateurs liked to eat as well as run, they began cutting them in on the profits. Last week Swedish newspapers reported that the Amateur Athletic Association had finally heard about it—and had been prop-perly shocked to find that Gunder (4:01.4) Hagg, Arne (4:01.6) Andersson and some 13 other hot-footing track stars had been eating right well. For charging as much as $500 for a single performance, the Association was about to rule them pros and rub their names—and records—off the...

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