CONTENTS

August 02, 1992

XXV OLYMPIC SUMMER GAMES

13
LET THE GAMES BEGIN
As a flaming arrow ignited a boisterous celebration in Barcelona, all eyes were on one athlete: Magic Johnson
BY GARY SMITH

26
WELCOME BACK
The presence of Nelson Mandela marked the momentous return of South Africa, a former pariah, to the Olympic family
BY WILLIAM OSCAR JOHNSON

34
BRAVO, PABLO
Pablo Morales finally struck gold in the 100-meter butterfly as American swimmers won eight medals in the early days of competition
BY LEIGH MONTVILLE

40
ROMPER ROOM
For the Dream Team, pre-Olympic training camp in Monte Carlo was a chance to kick back, hang loose and play with the kiddies
BY JACK McCALLUM

46
A SCREAM AND A PRAYER
Politics and religion are inseparable from sport in the lives of Algerian runners Noureddine Morceli and Hassiba Boulmerka
BY KENNY MOORE

62
NEWS OF THE WEEK

After 13 consecutive wins, Atlanta led the National League West
BY TIM KURKJIAN

Miguel Induràin of Spain took his second straight Tour de France
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

Patty Sheehan won the U.S. Open in a playoff at sodden Oakmont
BY JOHN GARRITY

70
STRESS MANAGEMENT
Once manic Tom Kelly has managed the Minnesota Twins to two world titles—and insists that it's nothing to get excited about
BY STEVE RUSHIN

DEPARTMENTS

4
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

76
BASEBALL

78
FOR THE RECORD

82
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL FRAKES

Sky High

Against the dramatic backdrop of Barcelona, North Korean diver Kim Chun Ok soared off the Olympic 10-meter platform at the Piscina de Montju‚àö√òc.

PHOTORONALD C. MODRA ILLUSTRATION

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)