• Short Summary

    THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (I.O.C.) EXECUTIVE IS MEETING IN LAUSANNE. SWITZERLAND, TODAY TO DISCUSS THE?

  • Description

    THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (I.O.C.) EXECUTIVE IS MEETING IN LAUSANNE. SWITZERLAND, TODAY TO DISCUSS THE CRISIS WHICH IS THREATENING TO SPLIT THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT. THE NINE MAN COMMITTEE UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF MR. AVERY BRUNDAGE OF THE UNITED STATES WILL DECIDE ON THE FUTURE OF SOUTH AFRICA AT THE MEXICO OLYMPICS. MR. BRUNDAGE LEFT JOHANNESBURG YESTERDAY AFTER TALKING TO MEMBERS OF SOUTH AFRICA'S OLYMPIC COMMITTEE.

    BEFORE BOARDING THIS AIRCRAFT MR. BRUNDAGE TALKED TO NEWSMEN ABOUT THE SOUTH AFRICA QUESTION. IF THE IOC COMMITTEE REAFFIRMS A DECISION TAKEN EARLIER AT GRENOBLE IN FRANCE AND STATES THAT SOUTH AFRICA IS ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IF FACES THE THREAT OF ABOUT 50 NATIONS WALKING OUT OF THE MEXICO GAMES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADZHAOA1VKDLIS428L2L16HCNF
    Media URN:
    VLVADZHAOA1VKDLIS428L2L16HCNF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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