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Still Going for Gold

Author: Mikhail Ivanov

July 1996
Page 4   ( 6 pages)

Summary: For the first time since 1912, and the third time ever, there will be a Russian national team at the Summer Olympic Games. Shorn of socialist ideology and a win-at-all-costs attitude to their sports, its members have an uphill struggle to maintain the USSR's supremacy of recent years.

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