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Volume 24 No. 156
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LOUISIANA AWARDED OLYMPIC-STYLE FESTIVAL

     USOC President LeRoy Walker announced Tuesday the formation
of the Louisiana Games Foundation, a group that will "oversee"
the Louisiana Games, an "Olympics-style sports festival, in April
and June in what is expected to be a yearly event."  Sam Seemes,
technical director for the 1992 U.S. Olympic track trials has
been named President and CEO of the Games (New Orleans TIMES-
PICAYUNE, 1/17).