August 5, 1996

TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY 1011
COVER OLYMPICS

TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY

On the track and in the sculls, Canadians excel after a bomb rocks the Olympics
Banker, Tiger, sold ier; spy 2829
Special Report

Banker, Tiger, sold ier; spy

A Tamil immigrant's arrest masks a tale of international intrigue
GETTING IT ALL TOGETHER 1617
COVER OLYMPICS

GETTING IT ALL TOGETHER

Person-to-person sportsmanship shows the Olympics at their best
Péladeau's power Play 3839
Business

Péladeau's power Play

Quebec's most controversial media boss sets his sights on a new target
FLOODWATERS ON A RAMPAGE 2223
CANADA

FLOODWATERS ON A RAMPAGE

Torrential rain in Quebec leaves chaos in its wake
The Mail 45
The Mail

The Mail

Thank you for the mini-portraits of some of the most outstanding and accomplished athletes who are doing us proud in Atlanta (“Ready to rip,” Cover, July 22). While I am not a sports enthusiast, I take great pride in those young Canadians who endure pain and hardship to represent us in competitions worldwide.
‘A GREAT WAY TO GO OUT’ 1415
COVER OLYMPICS

‘A GREAT WAY TO GO OUT’

In their last Olympic pairing, Heddle and McBean row to a gold medal
From anguish to anger 3435
World

From anguish to anger

A slow search and a shortage of answers frustrate the families of the TWA victims
Opening Notes 89

Opening Notes

Coca-Cola is the official soft drink—and most ubiquitous corporate presence—of the Centennial Olympic Games, and at official venues, visitors are forbidden to bring in any of their own drinks (except water). But America’s commander-in-chief got around the rules last week.
Is life without TV or poutine really real? 67
Another View

Is life without TV or poutine really real?

We are away from media, crowding and noise—three elements of the urban reality that cause people’s need to escape it
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