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Olympic torch controversy

The World's Alex Gallafent on the controversial history of the Olympic torch relay: the modern tradition of the relay started on the eve of the 1936 Olympic Games, hosted by Nazi Germany.

Arts, Culture & Media

A match for the ages

Katy Clark speaks with Marshall Jon Fisher about what he describes as the greatest tennis match ever played. Fisher's new book, "A Terrible Splendor," tells the story of the 1937 Davis Cup semi-final match between American Don Budge and Gottfried von Cramm, a German. With war on the horizon, Von Cramm was literally playing for his life as well as his homeland.