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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 02, 1980
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(Studio) Sports introduced
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Studio) "Los Angeles Times" track and field meet in which USSR athletes competed reported Demonstration against Soviets by Ali track club shown. [USSR athlete Nikolai Chernyetskiy's INTERPRETER - comments re: demonstration and Moscow Olympics.] [CHERNYETSKIY - responds to question in English.] USSR athletes said already at Lake Placid, New York, for Winter Olympics. Noted that only Eddie Eagan has won gold medal in both winter and summer sport.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

(Lake Placid, New York) Report with regard to hurdler Willie Davenport's attempt to get a gold medal in bobsledding. [DAVENPORT - explains reasons for joining bobsledding team.] Team said to have set a new world record.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

Pauley, Jane;
McCarthy, Lee;
Schaap, Dick

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