The American athletes and trainers returning from Europe are unanimous in expressing the opinion that the Olympic games scheduled for Berlin in 1916 will in all probability have to be abondoned as a result of the war. There is evidence of a sentiment in favor of transferring the games to this or some other neutral nation, but in view of the condition that the majority of the nations will be in at the end of the war, it scarcely seems likely that they would be a success. Twenty-seven nations contributed 4,742 athletes in the Olympic games of 1912 at Stockholm, Sweden, and many more entries were expected in 1916.
Olympic Games in 1916 Not Likely
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