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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 5, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseLog 20 the stars and stripes monday february 5, 67 award ring cites Ier As Boxer Fraz top new Yor Magazine has. Us. Weight Joe Frazier its fighter of t t a strap ring named heavy the year for 1967.the publication cited Fra Zier s six straight victories five of them knockouts during the past year As primary Rea sons for his selection. Ring lists Frazier As the no. 1challenger to Cassius Clay who it still recognizes As s Crown has been taken away by the world boxing association because of his refusal to serve in the armed fights Buster Mathis for the new York version of the heavyweight Crown in Madison Square Garden March 4. Mathis is listed tenth in the ring heavy weight also called the first middleweight championship Bou Between Nino Benvenuti and Emile Griffith its fight of the year. Benvenuti out pointed Griffith for the Crown but later los tit Back to Griffith. The two meet again on the Mathis Frazier card March 4. The ratings heavyweight Champion Cassius Clay Louisville. 1, Joe Frazier Philadelphia. 2, Thad Spencer san Francisco. 3, Jimmy Ellis Louis Ville. 4. Manuel Ramos Mexico. 5, Jerry Quarry los Angeles. 6, Floyd Patterson new York. 7, Oscar Bonavena Argentina. 8, Karl Mildenberger Germany. 9, make Csc f Hof ousted Span Dahlem Germany special Pitburg s Barons eliminated the to hustlers,86-75, and the Wiesbaden flyers gained a finals berth by turning Back Host Span Dahlem 88-84, Here saturday in the double elimination Germany sports con Ference playoffs to determine second entry in the Safe championships at Ramstein feb.10-14. Pitburg stayed alive in the los ers bracket of the playoff while Span Dahlem suffered its first loss and was to meet the Barons sunday night to determine a opponent for the showdown Bat the or Battles if necessary against the flyers monday afternoon. The Winner will Joi Ramstein s regular season and defending Safe champions inthe eight team Safe Tournai _. Ment. The Barons had Little trouble turning Back the hustlers after pulling away following a close17 minutes of Early action. But once the Barons started to Rollit was just a matter of Point spread. Pitburg was on top by 16 Points ing with four men in douhla51-35, at halftime and was t figures. Tony Butler set the Nap met Najj f.l4ksvisvli Tiv a rfcs it mt/1 m�i4 a 47 w i a. Lt4. T. _ i. A of pressed although Hof managed to rally at the finish to Cut the deficit to the final 11 Points. Hof lost one of its scoring aces Roy Witthoft on fouls with Only four minutes gone in the second half and simply could t catch up despite a 20-Point perform Ance by Phil Arnold. Wayne Jones was the Only other Manin double figures for the hustlers with 10 tallies. Witthoft had eight when he departed. The Barons got balanced scor snows Grenoble France up heavy snows swept olympic Al Pine resorts saturday giving them a proper Winter game atmosphere but forcing athletes to cancel afternoon practice ses Eduardo Corletto England. 10,Mathis, new York. Light heavyweight Champion a lilt Tiger Nigeria. 1, Bob Foster Washington. 2, a Regolo Peralta. Argentina. 3, Bob Dunlop Australia. 4, 1 Roger Rouse Anaconda Mont. 5, Pulero Del papa Italy. 6, Lothar Stengel Ger Many. 7, Eddie Cotton Seattle Wash. 8, Eddie Jones los Angeles. 9, Roger rus sell Philadelphia. 10. Joey guardello Philadelphia Middle weights Champion Emile Griffith new York. 1, Luis Rodriguez. Miami. 2, Nino Ben Venuti Italy. 3, Don Fullmer Jordan Utah. 4, Ferd Hernandez Las vegas. 5, Soo Kim Korea. 6, Freddy Little Las vegas. 7, Juan Carlos Duran Italy. 8, Tom bogs Denmark. 9, Luis Tolledo Spain. 10, Johnny Pratchett. England. Welterweight Champion Curtis cokes Dallas. 1, Ernie Lopez Las vegas. 2, Gypsy Joe har Ris Philadelphia. 3, Willie Ludick. South Africa. 4, Joe Napoles Mexico. 5, Joe Shaw new York. 6, carmelo Bossi Italy. 7, Jean Josselin France. 8, Connie Rud Hof Germany. 9, Charlie Snipes Oak land 10. Ramon la Cruz Argentina. Junior welterweight Champion Paul Fujil Honolulu. 1, no Colino Loche. Argentina. 2, Eddie per Kins Chicago. 3, Rodrigo Valdez Colum Bia. 4, Johann Orsolics Austria. 5, Percy Pugh new Orleans. 6, Juan some Rita Spain. 7, Marcel Cerdan France. 8, Kojl Okano Japan. 9, Willie qua tour Ger Many. 10, Barrera Corpas Spain. Lightweight Champion Carlos Ortiz. New York. 1, Carlos Teo Cruz dominican Republic. 2, Ismael Laguna Panama. 3, Borg Krogh Denmark. 4, Frankle Narvaez puerto Rico. 5. Lloyd Marshall Newark 6. Pedro Carrasco Spain. 7, Ken Buchanan Scotland. 8, Pedro Alque Philippines. 9, Ray Adigun Nigeria. 10, Carlos Aro Argentina. Junior lightweight Champion h 1 r o s h 1 Kobayashi Japan. 1, Yoshiaka Numata Japan. 2, Roal Rojas san Pedro Cal. 3, Jose Legra Spain. 4, Antonio Amaya Panama. 5, Carlos Ca Nete Argentina. 6, Rene Barrientos Philippines. 7, Armando Ramos los Angeles 8. Kang Suk ii. Korea. 9, Renaldo Victo Ria. Pittsfield. Mass. 10. Alton Colter Phoenix. Featherweight Champion vacant. I Vicente Saldivar Mexico. 2, Mitsunori Seki. Japan. 3. Johnny Fame Hon. Australia. 4 Bobby Dez. San Diego. 5. Howard Winstone Wales 6. Frankie Crawford. Los angeles7, Ray Echevarria san Jose Cal. 8, Pedro Gomez Venezuela. 9, Jose Luis Dovinos Mexico. 10. Tony Alvarado los Angeles. Bantamweight Champion fighting Harada Japan 1 Jesus Pimental. Los Angeles. 2, Lionel Rose Australia. 3. Bernardo Carabal o Takeo Japan Ecuador up a. Parollie Penaroy. Philippines. 6, Eigo Japan l. Franco surly Italy � a l Spain 9 Angel Sanchez. Alan Rurik in Champion. Com Tchai Chionos thai land. L. Horacio accavallo Argentina 2 waiter Mcgowan Scotland 3, Raton to Flea Nicaragua. 4 Fernando Atzori. Italy. 6, Kiyosh Tanabe Japan o. Alabran Efren Torres Mexico 7. Bernabe Villa Campo Philippines a. Octavio Gomez Mexico. 9, John Mccluskey. Scotland. 10hlroyukj Shikara. Japan. Sions. In one of the busiest schedule practice Days so far the 196f olympics officially get underway on tuesday most eyes were on the stars of the show the Alpine skiers. As they sped Down the Steep downhill run at Cham Rousse 25 Miles North of Grenoble the complained that the track Al though in generally Good condition was too slow due to heavy Snow. And Halfway through the3 men s practice session officials were forced to Call off the run because the visibility dropped to near Zero at the top of the course due to fog Ond Snow. But French superstar Jean Claude Killy starting no. 1 in the practice session and a top favor Ite in the downhill slalom and giant slalom got in a run. The downhill is scheduled to be run thursday. Spies watching watching from the sideline were camouflaged spies for the opposing teams who clocked their Best competitors on various sections of the 2,890-meter , the heavy snows forced cancellation of two Man bobsledding practice runs on the 1,500-meter ice Chute at aped Huez also in the mountains far outside of in Grenoble itself where the opening and closing Cere monies ice hockey ice skating and Speed skating events will beheld there was no Snow just rain. Aside from a couple of Day last week Grenoble has basked either in warm Sunshine or the heavy smoke Laden mists that Blanket the Valley where the Industrial City is located. . Flag raised with most of the 113-memberu.s. Olympic team the largest squad of the 37 participating nations a 1 r e a d y on hand the american Flag was officially raised in the Grenoble olympic Village. As each nation takes up residence there their National Flag is raised in the horse shoe shaped Bank of flagpoles in the Village with the stars and stripes the flags of West Ger Many Italy and Yugoslavia were raised during the trumpet fan fare. Although most of the olympic Sites Are physically completed workmen still were Busy land scathing the different areas. All flyers Peters sidelined Philadelphia up the Philadelphia flyers have announced that Center Garr Peters will be out of action for the rest of the season because of an Eye injury suffered dec 24 Jim i. In All however it appeared everything would be ready when the games get under Way feb.6. They close feb. 18. The first Snow storm was harsh test for the special Meas ures announced by the French Public works ministry and police Force sin alpe d Huez 200 Alpine troops were Busy trying to keep the Snow clogging the Multi curved bobsled far the . Has run three two Man bobs in practice ses Sions and coach Jim Lamy of Saranac Lake n.y., said he was postponing any final selection of the two teams until the Las possible Navy it. Paul Lamey of Man Chester n.h., got the Best time in a late night practice run Fri Day night. But it was a fairly slow practice session due to the Snow and italian Star Eugenio Monti still holds the course rec Ord with a 1 11.7 clocking. French porridge with . Hucksters Grenoble France a the French noted for Fine food throughout the world make special Effort with their menus at the olympic Village and Ameri can hockey players Are delighted with the porridge at breakfast is the Best we have Ever tasted one of them commented enthusiastically. If alpe d Huez France a Britain s defending olympic Bob sled champions Antony Nash and Robin Dixon Are racing on an italian made sled Lent them by record Field of 37 nations i set for games Grenoble France a the final entry list for the Grenoble Winter olympics which open tues Day saturday night showed1,355 athletes from 37 nations scheduled to take part. The withdrawal of North Korea saturday in a Dis Pute about How the Tea was to be designated had reduced the number of nations by one. The North koreans insisted on being designated As the demo. Cratic Peoples Republic of Korea. The Grenoble winter4, games will be the biggest in history. The previous record was set in 1964 when 1,111 athletes from 36 nations participated at inns Bruck Austria. The . Has the biggest team with 113, followed by West Germany with 100,Russia with 92 and France with 90. India has one representative and Australia and Denmark three each. The United states team an equipped with French designed Shock Are really International said Nash. But if we were Towin we would consider ourselves strictly Cham Rousse France a Jean Claude Killy is under playing his role As France s super hero of skiing at least until after the after his teammate Georges Mauduit arrived at the olympic Village driving a flashy $5,000 Matra sports car kill drove up in a Small beat up French Economy Model. Cham Rousse France a . Alpine coach Bob Beattie keeps his girl skiers relaxed be tween downhill training runs by singing to them playfully shoving them and pulling their helmets Down Over the eyes As they wait for the Cable car to return them to the top of the from other nations standing nearby also become Ani mated As Beattie starts his an tics and soon everyone is engaged in tugging and pulling american style. Alpe d Huez France a olympic Champion Victor Emery of Canada says the thing he re Grets most is having Given up bobsledding. The handsome 31-year-old air Craft Industry manager who drove Canada s winning foursome in h16.164 la pics at inns Bruck is Here As a Deputy Mana Ger for the entire Canadian team Cham Rousse France a team chiefs have been informed by letter from the International skiing federation Fis that firm names must be removed from skis during the olympic races. The letter stemmed from a earlier Fis decision aimed at eliminating advertising during the games. It constituted official notice of the decision and left competitors no Choice but to com to y with 17 but right behind him was James Peterkin with 15 and Ron a Broadnax and Luther Poole with14 each. Wiesbaden had a much tougher time taking the measure 3 Span Dahlem while overcoming 40 36 halftime deficit. The 2 and tuck first half was tied at34-34 before the pioneers made their move and gained the inter Mission advantage. However the flyers mad Superior foul shooting pay off in the second half to win their second straight playoff game Here in As Many nights the pioneers were charged with 18 macs Nus 5 the seconal Hak while Wiesbaden had Only six and easily made up the difference none and one situations. Wimberly hits 26 Dave Wimberly hit nine of 12charity tosses in the second half and chipped in two baskets to Register 13 of his game High 26 Points in the decisive last two periods. All told he hit 12 of 15 free shots. Backing up Wimberly was Rayford with 17, James Patterson with 14 and Eddie key with 10.spangdahlem lost its pint sized spark plug Danny Blake on a injury in the first half and never seemed Able to recuperate. The Little 5-foot 6-Inch Star pulled a Groin muscle and was not Able to return. The pioneers still had three men in double figures but Bob Aslinger s 23 tallies 19 by pet Mccarthy and 14 by Nolan Pink could t take up the Slack. German sled romanians set practice Pace Alpes d Huez France up a romanian and a German team scored the Best times in an Earl morning bobsled training session Here Pantiru and n i c o 1 a e Neagoe of Romania and Hans Floth and Frank Lange of Ger Many tied in 1 12.43 for the 1,500-meter course. A two run trial session was scheduled sunday night to enable team managers to make their decisions on the championship runs to take place wednesday and thursday. The managers have to give their final Choice tuesday to the organizers. Jean Wicki and Hans Candria Nof Switzerland had the next Best time 1 12.84. Then came Eugenio Monti and Luciano de Polis Italy 1 12.97, and Wolfgang Zin Smerer and Peter Pitschneider Germany 1 13.22the Best american run was by the team of Gary Sheffield ban Gor me., and Howard Siler new port news va., in 1 13.41. Howard Clifton of Elnora n.y., and Michael Luce Kenne Valley,n.y., were timed in 1 13.45. The third . Team of Paul Lamey Manchester n.y., Ana Robert Huscher Valley Stream,n.y., was timed in 1 14.00. The French team of George Burggraf and Daniel Boucherot overturned on the track and Burg Graf was suffering from an injured shoulder. The Spanish team of Eugenio Baturoni Ana Max Jones also overturned on me track but reported no injuries. Record Gator bowl payoff Jacksonville Fla. A Florida state and Penn state received a record Gator bowl pay off of $388,570 from the football game played last december

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