Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 29 1967, Page 19

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 29, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Fanfare open games reds stay a Way by Lee Kavetski sports editor Cloud has a Silver lining and a the 1967 world University snubbed by the darkened by political wrangling and delayed by a washed their troubles away sunday night with magnificent opening the fifth bring students from throughout the world to Tokyo for 10 Days of athletic burst Forth in a splendid carnival of pomp and the spectacle was reminiscent of the 1964 Tokyo olympic games held in the same huge National stadium nearly three years and the japanese organizers did the same extraordinary it was a spectacular impressive and some flapping japanese fans on a hot summer night applauded enthusiastically As col lege athletes and officials from 34 nations marched into the stadium which 24 hours earlier was inundated by a violent ticket holders who were rained out at the scheduled opening Cere monies saturday night returned promptly sunday night and were More than re warded for their there were massed speeches and the symbolic lighting of the leads cagers Advance Tokyo including the defending Cham Pion sunday easily trounced their opponents in the opening Day of basketball tournament at the 1967 Unive Siade the United playing in the Days final game against the whipped the filipinos the americans led 3717 at favored to tangle with the United states in the Defeated Belgium South Korea whipped Hong Kong 114 43 and Japan topped Thailand the standing Headan shoulders above the easily outclassed their opponents throughout the several the americans were members of the team won the basketball championship in the recent pan american games in Michael at 23 the oldest member of the american Jeanii was top scorer of the game with 23 he is from the military Academy at West japanese judo its captured the first two Gold medals in the defeating South korean opponents in both the Light heavyweight and heavy weight the japanese Gold medallists were Kazuhiro who beat Kim Jung Heang by throw ing him in 14 and Masaki who beat Chung Sam Hyun in the heavy weight Howard fish of the tied for a third place Bronze medal in the heavyweight category with Frances Jeanclaude medal standings Gold Silver Bronze sacred flame that will Burn in the main stadium cauldron throughout the 10day the 34 groups of athletes and officials marching smartly behind their National flags but identified by placards bearing the names of their National sports led by min skirted japanese coeds around the stadiums Clay track to a Midfield Assembly facing the Royal reviewing israels woman delegation designated Asa led the gala Parade into the the United states group Sunsa entered 30th by alphabetical other 1213 order and Host Japan marching the sharpest and with the largest entered some of the warmest applause went to Perus Oneman balding character who Goose stepped wildly around the track while carrying his own the group made a neat appearance with the men in Nav Blue blazers and White trousers and the women in Gray striped jackets and White but the fashion award must go to great Britain who marched in shocking Pink eight japanese students carried the huge White International federation of students sports fish Flag past the assemblage and it was hoisted simultaneously with the flags of All 34 competing nations rimming the the big electric scoreboard spelled out the uni ver Siade organizing committees motto for this world festival of for the world of Crown Prince Akihito of Japan then formally declared the games open with these 31 words together with the student competitors of the i am most pleased to Greet this 1967 Unive Siade games in i now proclaim this world games hoping for its the Crown princes words heralded the most dramatic and solemn of the japanese runner Keisuke who won a Gold medal at the 1965 Budapest Unive Siade appeared out of the stadiums West bearing aloft the flaming Unive Siade he circled the hushed stadium effortlessly climbed 163 Steps without losing a stride and dramatically dipped the Torch flame into a cauldron silhouetted against the evening cauldron flame will continue to Burn through the cauldron lighting touched off still More Akinori a japanese took the Unive Siade oath on behalf of All athletes in the name of All i Promise that we will take part in these Unive Siade respecting and Abid ing by the rules which govern in the True spirit of sportsmanship for the glory of sport and the Honor of our some helium filled balloons soared a japanese choir of 700 students burst into colourful fireworks exploded against the Darken ing sky and male and female Stu dents performed japanese dances and group the pageantry produced everything reminiscent of the 1964 Tokyo olympics but the symbolic releasing of two of the Birds were observed fluttering in the stadium roof perhaps still roosting from the 1964 sports also missing at the 1967 University games opening were eight communist nations who preferred to play politics than North Bui Poland and Czechoslovakia gave the organizing officials fits by pulling omit of the games at the last minute arid forcing frantic rescheduling of the eight athletic and gymnastics and the communist countries All except Yugoslavia boycotted the Unive Siade because of a controversy Over the designation of North Korea name and elected to stay they were never missed sunday minor leagues compiled from wire services Pacific coast league Western division go a 4va 8 Eastern go san Oklahoma 9 9va 13 17 Vancouver 3 Indianapolis 4 Phoenix 3 Oklahoma Diego 0 Seattle 90 52 4 sunday Seattle at at Indianapolis at san Diego at Oklahoma Phoenix at Tacoma at Portland International league Richmond Rochester Toledo Columbus Jacksonville Toronto Buffalo Syracuse saturday the 1967 world University games flame Burns from a cauldron High above Tokyo National stadium during opening ceremonies of the 10day athletic games sunday some spectators saw athletes and officials from 34 nations March into the stadium in a pageant suggestive of the 1964 Tokyo olympic Crown Prince Akihito of Japan formally welcomed the photo by Masahiko Nakamura Syracuse 10 Rochester 4 Columbus 6 Toledo 32 6 rain Buffalo 8 Toronto 2 Richmond 2 Jacksonville 21 sunday Toronto at Buffalo of Richmond at Jacksonville at phils shut out bucs for 3rd time Texas league Japan South Korea France great Britain United states 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4 Bronze medals 20 Pacific stars stripes 1967 Philadelphia up Taylor tripled Home two runs in the fourth inning sunday to carry the Philadelphia Phillies to a 20 Victory Over the Pittsburgh pirates in a game Williams claimed by nil redskins a line Backer Sid a three year National football league Veteran was claimed on waivers by the Washington a team spokesman said Williams was dropped by the new York who acquired him two weeks ago in a Trade with Williams was one of five Cleveland players involved in a joint walkout against the Browns management several weeks Cut to 4 12 innings by the Victory was the phils seventh straight and tie third shutout of Pittsburgh in a sweep of the fou game the slumping who have lost their last eight Road scored Only two runs in the four the phils big inning which immediately preceded the Down came when John Callison singled off loser Woody Fry who opened the Tony Gonzalez fanned and then Don lock popped an infield Fly which Maury wills let drop in front of him for a Force of Gene Oliver singled for his second hit and Taylor tripled to deep Center for the two Larry Jackson won his 10th game and his third shutout of the pirates got three of their four hits in the second when Willie Stargell singled and Bill Mazeroski hit into a double Manny Mota bunted for a single and Gene Alley singled him to third but Jerry May struck out to end the Tough Tony Amor i to Albuquerque Elpaso Worth Arkansas Austin 5 Albuquerque Arkansas 35 go 2 3 9va 13va 17 saturday Amarillo 0 Dallas fort Worth 4 Elpaso 03 Pittsburgh of r h 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