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Olympic Games / Taiwan Controversy #489438

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 09, 1976
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(Studio) Canada insists that China (P.R.) athletes must representative China at the Olympic games, not the Taiwan athletes. There is talk of cancelling games. International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Lord Killanin, meets with Canadian representatives Saturday
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Montreal, Canada) 5 members of Taiwan delegation are already living in Olympic Village. [Victor YUEN - comments on decision to be made.]
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Detroit, Michigan) Athletes not allowed to fly to Canada. 18 stay in Detroit; 25 fly to Boston, Massachusetts.

(Boston, Massachusetts) There is Taiwan consulate in Boston and schools where athletes can work out while waiting to go to Canada.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Montreal, Canada) 4 coaches and trainers from Ntlist. China delegation arrive from Detroit. International Olympic Committee deliberates problem.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee

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