Foreign News: Metes & Bounds

Berliners seeking "Strength through Joy" may harden their muscles in a Rugby football scrum, or do push-ups in unison, but may no longer cycle, climb mountains, or ski in organized groups.

The metes and bounds of authorized athletics were set out in a recent order of the Berlin Kommandatura intended to ban group sports that might promote military training for young people. The new ruling requires sports clubs to abandon ten sports, specifically approves nine others.

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