• Short Summary

    With the Moscow Olympics less than three months away, there's concern over whether the showpiece of the Games - a huge, covered stadium - will be finished in time.

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    GTV ZOOM OUT FROM Trucks and cranes TO new stadium, nearing completion in Moscow
    0.19

    2.
    GV ZOOM TO Workmen and hoist lift moving in front of stadium
    0.29

    3.
    GV INTERIOR Men welding
    0.34

    4.
    GV PAN AROUND INTERIOR Roof DOWN TO centre of arena with cranes and other equipment
    0.48

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    SV Man welding near staircase for underground services
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    GV PAN Stadium interior
    0.58




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    SPORT: OLYMPICS
    T.S.S. MOSCOW
    AVAILABLE FOR SUBSEQUENT COMMERCIAL SALE

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: With the Moscow Olympics less than three months away, there's concern over whether the showpiece of the Games - a huge, covered stadium - will be finished in time.

    SYNOPSIS: The stadium, one of the biggest venues for the Games, still looks like an unity construction site. The Soviet authorities say it will be completed in time for July the nineteenth, the opening day of the Games. But Western newsmen consider that the pre-Olympic competitions, scheduled for the stadium, may not take place. Work goes on as political battles rage abroad over which countries will join the United States in an Olympic boycott.

    The development has a floor space the size of a football pitch, and can be divided in two by a huge sliding wall. This would provide separate halls for basketball and boxing. The Soviet Organising Committee is confident that the eight thousand workers on the site will have the Stadium ready on time.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA94Z4PQXJQUQ0MIUNP0YPV1X2W
    Media URN:
    VLVA94Z4PQXJQUQ0MIUNP0YPV1X2W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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