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Sports: Golf/ Auto Racing / Sports Festival #72856

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 26, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Kathy Whitworth's loss to Pat Bradley in United States Open Golf Tournament reported; films shown. Beth Daniel's showing noted. Mickey Wright mentioned. A.J. Foyt's condition following crash during Michigan 500 yesterday mentioned. United States boycott, under orders of President Carter, of 1980 Olympic games in Moscow, USSR , recalled; films shown. [March, 1980, CARTER - announces United States boycott.] West Germany and Japan recalled also boycotting event; athletes competing this wkend. in 3rd National Sports Festival noted incl. many who participated in boycott due to USSR invasion of Afghanistan. [Jerry HANNAN, Andy WEIGAND - consider boycott a waste.] Bill Barrett's swimming performance recalled. [Voice of BARRETT - reminisces; comments on 1984 Olympics.] [US Olympic Committee spokesperson Colonel Don MILLER - notes impact of President's attitude.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Donaldson, Sam;
Schaap, Dick

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