Sport: Ready to Raise the Torch

After three years of administrative hassles, labor troubles and ballooning costs, construction of the sprawling facilities for the games of the XXI Olympiad in Canada neared completion last week. The sun came out over Montreal following two weeks of cold and damp weather, allowing workmen to lay down the red tartan artificial surface in the stadium's eight-lane track. That took care of the last major project, though many odds and ends remain to be tied up before the lighting of the Olympic torch opens the 16 days of games on July 17.

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