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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 23, 1967, Tokyo, JapanTokyo to Host Asia s first it games Tokyo up Asia s biggest sport event this year will be the world univer sity summer games to be held in Tokyo aug. 26-sept. 4. It will be the first world University games to be staged in Asia and the organizers plan to make it the Best eve held. Many of them helped to make the 1964 Tokyo olympic games the most successful in history. Invitations have been sent to 97 coun tries and Between 55 and 60 Are expected to accept with delegations totalling about3,000 members. Thus far some 33 countries have advised the organizers of their intention to participate along with some 2,000 athlete Sand officials. Soviet Russia already has sent word it will Send a 228-member delegation including 46 United states which participated in the world University games for theirs time two years ago in Budapest has not yet sent any word to the organizer because of uncertainty on the amount of available funds. But it is expected to Send a Good sized delegation which will Cope with the russians especially in the track and Field events. As Host country Japan will have full entry of More than 200 athletes in the various National entries will close at mid night Tokyo time May 25 and the individual entries at Midnight aug. 7. Japan has been about the Only country in the Orient to participate in past world University games. But because of to Kyo s location More asian countries Are expected to participate this time. As a matter of fact communist North Korea has already sent word that it plans to Send about 110 athletes and 30officials. South Korea said it will Send 170 athletes and 30 officials. Thailand which hosted the fifth asian games in Bangkok last month said it intends to Send a delegation of about 50 persons. The Philippines will participate but itis still not certain about the size of the China has expressed in Terest in participating but it will have to wait for an official invitation while the organizers obtain proper Sanction fro the world University games federation. Nationalist China had previously not be come a member of the federation. Indonesia has sent word of its intention to participate. It was not known whether there would be any participants from Hong Kong and has said it will not participate. From South America Brazil has said it will Send some 80 athletes and officials. It is Clear from the results of the 1964tokyo olympic games that american soviet and other european athletes will dominate most of the events particularly the most important one of athletics. Asian athletes therefore will be participating not with the Hopes of winning medals but to live up to the purpose of the games to create International Friend ship. Japan however is an exception. The various. Japanese sports organizations Are definitely making an All out Campaignio win medals. A total of 42 male and 25 female ath letes recently conducted a week s group training on Oshima Island 65 Miles Southof Tokyo for the track events. Kenkichi Oshima head coach of the Japan students track and Field combined team and 15 other coaches were on Handon the training Camp. A Tokyo sports newspaper said the Mammoth training session Cost 2,500, 000 yen $6,825. This comes from a government subsidy to encourage sports de government subsidy plus a depth of Talent and better facilities Ena bled Japan to dominate the recent asian games in Bangkok. Judo was added to make a total of nine events in the world University games next program follows opening Cere Mony aug. 26 athletics track and Field aug. 39-sept. 4 swimming and diving aug. 28-31 water Polo aug. 27-sept. 1fencing, aug. 27-sept. 4 Tennis aug. 27 sept. 1 basketball aug. 26-sept. 3 volleyball aug. 26-sept. 3 gymnastics aug. 31-sept. 3 judo aug. 27-30 and closing ceremony sept. 4. Women will compete in All the event except water Polo and judo. All facilities of the 1964 Tokyo olympic games will be used. Only new construction necessary will be enlargement of the Tennis courts which were built for the 3d asian games in 1958, near nation Al stadium. In addition the a Yama Akuin University memorial auditorium will be used As a second basketball court to the basketball Annex of the olympic swimming Pool. Visiting officials and athletes will be quartered at the olympic Village which was used for the 1964 olympic games. Air conditioning equipment will be in stalled in the olympic Village quarters because the University games will beheld in the summer. It Vas not necessary for the Tokyo olympic games which were held in october during autumn. V bal tourney Tokyo up the United states will play South Korea in the opening game thursday of the fifth world women s volleyball championships in Tokyo. Peru and Japan will clash inthe second game the same Day according to a schedule adopted by the Japan volleyball Assn., organizers of the total of 11 countries filed entries after Japan s offer to hold the tournament was approved by the International volleyball federation last october. But seven communist countries i shia East Germany Poland Hungary Czechoslovakia North Korea and red China decided to Boycott the tournament late i december and this month. East Germany and North Korea launched the Boycott movement when they protested against the organizers refusal to list their names As the German democratic Republic and the korean peo ple s democratic Republic. The were subsequently supported by the five other communist coun tries. Paul Libaud president of the International volleyball federa Tion arrived in Tokyo this Mont hand reaffirmed that the world championships could be held eve if Only four countries participated. The Telifha meet will be played for three Days thursday through saturday at the Budakan Hall i Tokyo. Two games will be played daily the first at 2 45 . An the second at 4 30 . The United states team arrive Din Tokyo Jan. 12. The schedule follows Jan. 26 opening ceremonies. 1 30 . 1st game United states second game. Peru is. Japan. Jan. 27 United states is. Peru Japan is. Korea. Jan. 28 Peru is. Korea Japan states. Kang scores to in Orient title go Seoul a Orient Junior featherweight Champion Chun won Kang of South Korea saturday night knocked out japanese challenger Toyoharu Mizuta to successfully defend his title. The knockout came at 2 05 in the third round of the scheduled 12-round title match. It was Kang s first defense since he took the Crown from Japan s Rokuro Ishiyama last january. Rok enters tourney be Ojel up the Korea Amateur basketball Assn. Picked up 15 women eagers As Tenta Tive members of the korean basketball team to compete in the fifth world women s basketball championships in Prague i april. How Many of the 15 play ers will actually be sent to the czech capital was not decided. Orient Junior featherweight Champ Chun won Kang of Korea sends japanese challenger Toyoharu Mizuta to the Canvas at 2 05 of the third round to defend his Crown saturday night with a knockout in Seoul. A right Hook to the face was the to punch. A radio photo b co. Stays unbeaten in Asconi Nihon Loop Ascom Korea 10 the Only unbeaten team in the Ascom and Inchon company level basketball leagues is from b co., Ascom depot As both the 547th eng. Inchon Petroleum depot cagers suffered their first Bravo hoop sters kept their unblemished record intact by handing the previously unbeaten engineers a convincing 89-70 set Back in the Ascom league. The winners boast a 10-0 Slat and hold a one game Lead Over their counterpart a co., Asco depot which moved into second place one half game ahead of the engineers. The b co. Squad coached by William Linquist grabbed a 43-35 advantage at halftime and steadily increased its winning margin throughout the second half. San Ford Culpepper and Willard male Bear tossed in 16 Points each to Lead the attack. Henry Manuel and Richie Davidson hit for 16and 12 Points to Pace the losers. In the Inchon league the Oiler five headed by Joe Saraia fell from the ranks of the unbeaten when the Batter men of the 4thmissile in. Scored an upset. Inchon Inchon pd202d trans. 4th missile1st Apo 46th trans.503d my 75th trans. Asco3i b co., Usa Ada co., Suaad 547th eng.121st evac. Hosp. 512th Maint. co., 13th is 38th co., 728th Mph. Co., usaad249th my co. 516th Maint.702d Maint. 2d eng.6th med. Depot league l 119 87 53 2 11 44 58 8 league l 109 87 66 65 44 31 10 01 13 45 55 46 79 99 go 13 3j,i5 7 i8 go 1iv 34 44v 5 "5 67 99 Hilton flattens Snipes Baltimore a heavy weight Hubert Hilton of Glen Cove n.y., knocked out Prentic Snipes of Miami in the third round Here. Hilton weighed1933/4 pounds Snipes 1891/2. The two boxers started fast from the opening Bell and exchanged Sharp blows to Delight the fans. However the korean Cham displayed far Superior footwork and combinations of lefts an rights. He downed the japanese challenger with a Strong Hook tothe body in the second round. Kang caught Mizuta in the first round with a combination left and right that staggered the Chal Lenger. Despite a mandatory eight count in the second round Mizuta launched a flurry of punches Takang in the third round. Kang was Calm and had goo control of his opponent until his Strong right Hook to the face sen Mizuta to the Canvas for the knockout. It was Mizuta s first defeat by knockout in 37 bouts. His record now includes 24 wins against seven defeats and six draws. The Victory was the 28-year-old korean Champion s 17th. He has five losses and two draws. After the bout Kang said he plans to defend his title again in april probably against another japanese challenger. He did not name him. Kang said he is scheduled Mohave a non title match in Japan f be. 20. In his dressing room Mizut told newsmen the knockout blow hit him in the right Nakamura manager of the 22-year-old japanese said Kang displayed Speed explosive punches and was much whether he thought the first knockout defeat would affect him in any Way in his future fights Mizuta said he had no Given it any thought yet. About 3,000 fans watched the fight at municipal Changchun gymnasium. Bayonets warriors hq., . 7th inf. Div., Korea to the 7th inf. Div. Bayo net boxing team dominated a smoker against the 2d inf. Div. Warriors. Two Bayonet fighters lost Deci Sions to koreans in exhibition bouts and David White dropped a decision to 34-year-old Joe Wil Liams who was the eighth army Light heavyweight Champ in 1956. Aside from that it was All Bayo nets. Light heavyweight Henry Wood son Kod Donald Singletary at 1 30 of the first round. Singletary Ledwith his left and Woods on charged. Woodson landed a left and then the fatal blow a hard right Cross. Bayonet Dylan Atkins won Over the warriors Leroy Washington in a Light middleweight bout by retirement at the end of two rounds. Atkins used his hard slugging combinations to Force Washington into the ropes three times in the second round and opened a Cut Over Washington left Eye. National heard took a split decision Over Jerry Johnson in the featherweight class. Heard was aggressive and used his Sharp left Jab to Good advantage throughout the bout. Pacific stars & stripes 23monday, Jan. 23, 1967

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