• Short Summary

    CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ONE OF THE FAVOURITES TO WIN THE WINTER OLYMPIC ICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT - TODAY (TUESDAY) CRUSHED JAPAN 17-2 IN THEIR QUALIFYING MATCH IN THE MESSEHALLE, INNSBRUCK.

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    CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ONE OF THE FAVOURITES TO WIN THE WINTER OLYMPIC ICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT - TODAY (TUESDAY) CRUSHED JAPAN 17-2 IN THEIR QUALIFYING MATCH IN THE MESSEHALLE, INNSBRUCK.

    THE 16 COUNTRIES IN THE TOURNAMENT EACH PLAY ONE QUALIFYING MATCH TO DECIDE THE GROUPING FOR THE COMPETITION PROPER, WHICH BEGINS AFTER THE GAMES HAVE BEEN OFFICIALLY OPENED TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY). THE EIGHT WINNERS GO INTO POOL A AND THE EIGHT LOSERS INTO POOL B. ONLY THE TEAMS IN POOL A HAVE A CHANCE OF WINNING THE OLYMPIC TITLE.

    APART FROM CZECHOSLOVAKIA TEAMS ALREADY THROUGH TO POOL A INCLUDE CANADA, SWITZERLAND, THE SOVIET UNION AND SWEDEN. CURRENT HOLDERS OF THE OLYMPIC TITLE ARE THE UNITES STATES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABNMSF1ELER3CCR2YXGD3W4NCU
    Media URN:
    VLVABNMSF1ELER3CCR2YXGD3W4NCU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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