• Short Summary

    The Rome Palazzo dello Sport - one of the major venues for this year's Olympic Games - was inaugurated by a junior international basket-ball match between France and Italy, June 3, Italy won, 59-48 points.

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    The Rome Palazzo dello Sport - one of the major venues for this year's Olympic Games - was inaugurated by a junior international basket-ball match between France and Italy, June 3, Italy won, 59-48 points.

    The Palazzo - designed by Nervi and Piacentini for boxing and basket-ball - has been described as a concrete 'tent' with domed roof, buttressed by concrete "guy ropes"; its dome measures 109 yards across, and it houses 20,000 spectators.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3QF8VEUSM85G0LADOT1VJM64M
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QF8VEUSM85G0LADOT1VJM64M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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