• Short Summary

    FRENCH PRIME MINISTER GEORGES POMPIDOU TODAY (THURSDAY) WELCOMED DELEGATES TO THE OPENING SESSION OF THE 66TH CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (I.

  • Description

    FRENCH PRIME MINISTER GEORGES POMPIDOU TODAY (THURSDAY) WELCOMED DELEGATES TO THE OPENING SESSION OF THE 66TH CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (I.O.C.) IN GRENOBLE. AT THE FEMALE OPENING THE VETERAN AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF FORMAL I.O.C., MR. AVERY BRUNDAGE, PRAISED AMATEURISM IN SPORT; CHEATERS, HE SAID, WERE NOT WANTED IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

    IN HIS ADDRESS MR. BRUNDAGE SAID THAT PSEUDO-AMATEURS SHOULD BE UNMASKED TO LEAVE ROOM IN THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT FOR MILLIONS OF YOUNGSTERS WHO PRACTISED SPORT FOR SPORT'S SAKE.

    HEADING THE AGENDA FOR DISCUSSIONS WHICH OPEN TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO ALLOW SOUTH AFRICA TO COMPETE IN NEXT OCTOBER'S OLYMPIC GAMES IN MEXICO CITY.

    ALSO TOMORROW, LORD KILLANIN, OF IRELAND, WHO LED A RECENT FACT-FINDING MISSION TO SOUTH AFRICA FOR THE I.O.C. IS EXPECTED TO SPEAK ON THE COMMISSION'S 25,000-WORD REPORT RELEASED EARLIER THIS WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC1YDBV45RBIW2YOMH7J6NIO0R
    Media URN:
    VLVAC1YDBV45RBIW2YOMH7J6NIO0R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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