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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A Millrose Games quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts

By Mary Ann Gould

Yesterday

The Bitter Bird man

Fifty years ago, a moody, egocentric little man named Lincoln Beachey thrilled the crowds he hated with his spectacular tricks in the sky

By William F. Nolan

The Latin Invasion

THE LATIN INVASION

The big news of the horse racing season is that Spanish-speaking jockeys dominate the scene, and their takeover may be permanent

By William Leggett

A SLIPPERY, TRICKY ROAD TO GLORY

As they head for the world championships in Chamonix, the French skiers are gamely trying to prove that they are still kings of the downhill

By William Rademaekers

French Skiing

HIGH LIFE FOR SKIERS

Among the jagged, snow-swept peaks of the French Alps a new and glittering assortment of ski resorts is now competing in the European sweepstakes for the winter tourist's dollar. All have modem lifts, gourmet restaurants and typically French night life. The story of these late-blooming resorts starts on the next page

By Walter Bingham

THE UBIQUITOUS HANDS OF MR. C.

WARM SMILES FOR A COLD DUNKING

Basketball

Make 'em push the panic button

An explosive, gambling defense called the zone press has become the big weapon for top teams

By Ray Cave

Boxing

The fighter at home with Yogi Bear

Terry Dowries, who will defend his middleweight title in April, is a cocky Englishman with a strong feeling for 'la vita casalinga'

By John Hanlon

Tennis

An open letter to the USLTA

By Bill Talbert

Track

A 'novice miler' runs the fastest mile ever

New Zealand's burly Peter Snell, starting in one of the few mile races of his young career, took the lead with 340 yards to go, sprinted away from the field to better Herb Elliott's classic mark by a tenth of a second

By Leslie Hobbs

Fish And Mugwumps

ON FISH, ANGLERS, SLOBS AND MUGWUMPS

By Gilbert Rogin

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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