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If you do not
believe me, then ask the Australians for permission to reproduce the original
score sheet and you will then see that the count-back rules were incorrectly
interpreted. Britain's Thelma Hopkins was also third, not second equal.
•Fourth, fifth, sixth or last, we join Miss Larking's other devoted fans in thanking Track Expert McWhirter (co-editor of the authoritative English magazine Athletic World) for providing us with up-to-the-minute information about her. Add to it the news, reported in Swedish papers, that she turned down offers from movie talent scouts made after her picture appeared in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED.—ED.
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•SPORTS ILLUSTRATED admires the prose style of both Miss Tunstall (who told fellow hot-stove leaguers that Pittsburgh wouldn't trade Virdon and Friend for "the whole Dodger team") and Mr. Clynch (who objected to the inclusion of Yale on the 11 best elevens) and encourages them to continue reading with pen in hand.—ED.
has unfortunately signed its own popularity death warrant. It's not a spectator
sport. It is plagued with eccentric people who display their bodies as some of
the more sedentary athletes display their golf game or bridge prowess. The
overwhelming majority of Americans naturally object to a sport which acutely
reminds them of what their shoulder pads are concealing.
Not one mention
was made of handball. Will anyone deny it is a marvelous conditioner,
outstanding competitive sport? And handball can be any man's carry-over
activity after school days.
•Reader Kauert's views are shared by at least one other American. President Eisenhower "expressed particular interest" in bicycle riding as a means of keeping young Americans fit, according to Press Secretary Murray Snyder. In late December the President and Vice-President Nixon conferred on plans for promoting cycling and gymnastics among youths and discussed setting up pilot programs in three cities to test response to the sports.—ED.