SKIING—At a pre-Olympic meet in Val d'Is�re, France, BUDDY WERNER of Steamboat Springs, Colo. placed sixth in the giant slalom and first in the special slalom to take the men's combined title, while JEAN SAUBERT of Lakeview, Ore. won the women's combined with a first in the giant slalom and a close second in the special slalom.
TENNIS—While the U.S. Davis Cup team practiced in Adelaide, the Australians played in Perth to decide the final makeup of their own cup team (see page 98). FRED STOLLE upset Roy Emerson in the semifinals of the West Australian championships, and went on to beat John Newcombe in the finals. Emerson and Neale Fraser edged Newcombe and Ken Fletcher in the doubles.
MILEPOSTS—DIED: JOHN McGOVERN, 77, an All-America quarterback as a junior at Minnesota in 1909, of a heart attack in Le Sueur, Minn.
DIED: MARIE MARVINGT, 88, a famous French adventurer, in Nancy, France. Miss Marvingt was the first licensed woman pilot in the world (1910), the first woman to cross the English Channel in a balloon (1909) and was an accomplished swimmer, skier, boxer, fencer, marksman, ice skater, bicyclist, bobsledder and mountain climber.