REVIEW OF 1960 SUMMER OLYMPICS The 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy sees the U.S. taking Gold medals in diving and track events. Bob Webster and Gary Tobian taking Gold in diving while Lee Calhoun, Otis Davis, Wilma Rudolph and Don Bragg place first in track events.
OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING TRYOUTS Olympic weight-lifting hopefuls try out for a berth on the team at the World Fair Pavilion in New York City. Tony Garcy, Louis Riecke and Norbert Schemansky all make it in.
N.H. SEES FIRST LEGALIZED SWEEPSTAKES RACE Salem, New Hampshire holds the first legalized sweepstakes race raising 2 million for the state's educational system. "Roman Brother" makes six lucky ticket holders very happy as he comes in first.
FINAL U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS FOR ATHLETICS Final trials for the upcoming U.S. Olympics in Los Angeles see Bob Hayes tie the American record in the 100-meter dash while new world records are set by Ralph Boston in the broad jump and Rex Cawley in the 400-meter event. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
6TH U.S. VS. RUSSIA TRACK & FIELD MEET The 6th annual United States versus Russia track and field meet sees 55,000 spectators on hand to witness two new world records in pole vault by Fred Hansen and Dallas Long in the Shot Put event.
ALL-STAR GAME OF 1964 The 35th All-Star baseball game gets under way at New York's Shea Stadium. The teams continually tie until the 9th inning when Johnny Callison hits a fast ball into the right field scoring three home runs and the game 7-4 for the National League.
MONTJUIC MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX RACE The Montjuic Circuit 24-hour endurance motorcycle race is a day and night affair that sees plenty of thrills, an accident and sleepy spectators. Italy takes first place.
EAST & WEST COAST HORSE RACING The Suburban Handicap at New York's Aqueduct Racetrack sees Kelso beaten by Iron Peg in a very close race. At a Hollywood Park race across the country South Africa's Colorado King scores his first U.S. victory by six lengths.
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