ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 02, 1984
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REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Lausanne, Switzerland) International Olympic Committee's decision on call to ban future participation in games of cntrys. that boycott Olympics examined; politically based boycotts of 1976, 1980 and 1984 summer games recalled. Controversy among communist ntns. over 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, noted. [IOC president Antonio SAMARANCH - (thru translator) feels boycotts are not in the Olympic spirit.] [Canadian representative Richard POUND - describes differing attitudes of committee mbrs. toward boycotts.] Committee's decision considered. [SAMARANCH - notes committee can't control pols.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs
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