• Short Summary

    THE OLYMPIC GAMES -- AND JUST TWO HOURS BEFORE THE OPENING CEREMONY, THE 100 STRONG INDONESIAN TEAM WERE LEAVING TOKYO FOR HOME.

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    THE OLYMPIC GAMES -- AND JUST TWO HOURS BEFORE THE OPENING CEREMONY, THE 100 STRONG INDONESIAN TEAM WERE LEAVING TOKYO FOR HOME.

    INDONESIA WALKED OUT OF THE GAMES AT THE CULMINATION OF AN 11 MONTH OLD ROW CENTRED ON THE ASIAN GAMES HELD IN DJAKARTA LAST YEAR. THE ASIAN GAMES WERE OUTLAWED BY INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS BECAUSE THE TAIWAN AND ISRAEL COMPETITORS DID NOT RECEIVE VISAS ALLOWING THEM TO ENTER INDONESIA. THE INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS AND SWIMMING FEDERATIONS SUBSEQUENTLY BARRED ALL THOSE WHO COMPETED IN DJAKARTA.

    AFTER MEETINGS AT THE GAMES, THE INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS AND SWIMMING FEDERATIONS DECIDED TO CONTINUES THE BAN. AS A RESULT THE NORTH KOREAN TEAM QUIT THE GAMES ON THURSDAY, AND THE FOLLOWING DAY INDONESIA DECIDED TO QUIT AS WELL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB1GT3V9X5BR9XKFCKGJ9TLMYR
    Media URN:
    VLVAB1GT3V9X5BR9XKFCKGJ9TLMYR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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