June 18, 2012 | ALEXANDER WOLFF
THE 1956 MELBOURNE OLYMPICS WERE PLUNGED INTO COLD WAR INTRIGUE AS DOZENS OF HUNGARIAN ATHLETES, UNWILLING TO RETURN HOME AFTER SOVIET TANKS CRUSHED A POPULAR UPRISING AGAINST COMMUNIST RULE, DEFECTED TO FREEDOM—WITH...
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Pulling His WeightHalil Mutlu, the Turkish delight of weightlifting, staged one of the sport's most remarkable performances last Saturday when he broke three world records—in the snatch, the clean-and-jerk and total...
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