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August 15, 1960 | Volume 13, Issue 7

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated August 15, 1960

August 15, 1960
All times are E.D.T.

August 15, 1960
WHY NOT WAVE THE FLAG?

August 15, 1960 | Martin Kane

August 15, 1960
The talented athletes who will be in the center of the stage at the Olympic Games are, most of them, exceptionally attractive people. The 16-page photographic portfolio that follows shows...

August 15, 1960
The following is a listing of every event in the 1960 Olympics. The likely winners, picked by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED experts, are printed in boldface type; in regular type, with their best...

August 15, 1960 | Sidney L. James
The latest issue of any magazine is in a sense a composite of all the issues that have gone before. Although this Olympic issue is notably special, it could not possibly be what it is if it were...

August 15, 1960
It is now 64 years since the mustachioed idealist Baron Pierre de Coubertin went to Athens to realize a passionate ambition—the revival of the Olympic Games. There have been 13 Olympics since, and...

August 15, 1960 | Samuel Chamberlain

August 15, 1960 | Fred R. Smith
Begin on the Via Condotti, hard by the Spanish Steps, but don't miss the byways and flea market on your Roman shopping spree

August 15, 1960 | Arlie W. Schardt
Not even appendicitis could stop the determined young swimmers who made the 1960 U. S. Olympic team

August 15, 1960 | Arlie W. Schardt
Boundless relief is reflected in the smile of Paula Jean Myers Pope, 25, moments after she won the three-meter diving competition at the Olympic trials. After knifing cleanly into the water on her...

August 15, 1960 | Richard W. Johnston
A revolt-minded Mexican Davis Cup team, starting fast and finishing strong, came perilously close to upsetting its Yanqui masters

August 15, 1960 | James Murray
When Vicki Van Hook became world champion water skier, not even her home town knew it

August 15, 1960 | Charles Goren
For the world's monarchs, these are perilous times. Even in a pack of cards, where one might assume a king would retain his old power, he is obliged occasionally to settle for something less than...

August 15, 1960 | Walter Bingham
Two undercover agents are helping Dem Bums fight for their second straight pennant

August 15, 1960 | Charles W. Thayer

August 15, 1960 | Charles W. Thayer
In an eloquent plea Britain's Chris Chataway, a pioneer four-minute-miler and today a Member of Parliament, demands an honest and reasonable Olympic code

August 15, 1960
EXPANDING UNIVERSE

August 15, 1960
BOATING—A series of accidents postponed the final heat of the Seafair Trophy event for unlimited hydroplanes, but the major casualty of the Seattle race came on the first lap of heat 1B when Mira...

August 15, 1960
COVER: Daniel Schwartz4—Mark Kauffman9—Warren Patriquin, A.P., Gene Prescot, Jimmy Robinson, A.P.17—John G. Zimmerman18, 19—Ed Nano-TIME20—John G. Zimmerman21—Jerry Cooke22—Dominique...

August 15, 1960 | Roger Williams

August 15, 1960
FLOYD'S PUBLICSirs:So Floyd Patterson just can't understand why the public was not behind him (SCORECARD, Aug. 1)? Let him turn to page 50 of the same issue and read that his manager is...

August 15, 1960
'Bubble gum can wait'

August 15, 1960
Sarah M. Annis, 6-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keens Annis of Ashland, Mass., won the Leadline (under 7 years) Class at 18th National Morgan Horse Show in Northampton, Mass., equaled triumph...

August 15, 1960
Daily highlights of the Olympic Games at Rome

August 15, 1960 | M. R. Werner
Not since '04 have we had mud fighters of Olympic caliber