NATIONAL RECREATION CENTER NEAR LONDON A new sports center is dedicated near London by the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, who's arm is in a sling after a fall from a polo pony. The National Recreation Center offers facilities for everything including boxing, gymnastics, and swimming and diving.
U.S. VERSUS SOVIET UNION IN TRACK AND FIELD - 3 Fred Hansen breaks his own record in the pole vault event at the U.S. versus Soviet Union Sports Spectacle. Dallas Long comes through with a new world shot put record. Valeriy Brumel wins the high jump event but doesn't break his own record.
OLYMPIC WEIGHT-LIFTING TEAM TRYOUTS In New York, they pick the team to represent the United States in the Olympics weightlifting competition. Tony Garcy leads the Lightweight Class as he breaks four American records. Lou Riecke also gets a spot on the team.
OLYMPIC WEIGHT-LIFTING TEAM TRYOUTS - 2 Lou Riecke wins a spot on the U.S. Olympic weightlifting team. Norbert Schemansky, who is running for the Michigan House of Representatives, wins a place for the fourth time on the team. Gary Goodner competes for a spot.
INTERNATIONAL BICYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS European cycle stars compete in a grueling 144 mile endurance marathon, defying pouring rain to wage a thrilling battle for the International Bicycle Championship. The winner--Louson Bobet of France.
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