Basketball
Men: World Championships 1959 in Chile
January 16-31:
Final Standings:

Group A:
1. USA * 3-0 (271-204)
2. Taiwan * 2-1 (207-209)
3. Argentina 1-2 (197-202)
4. UAR 0-3 (179-239)
Group B:
1. Brazil * 2-1 (211-175)
2. Soviet Union * 2-1 (229-199)
3. Canada 2-1 (169-174)
4. Mexico 0-3 (173-234)
Group C:
1. Bulgaria * 3-0 (217-174)
2. Puerto Rico * 2-1 (209-194)
3. Philippines 1-2 (192-220)
4. Uruguay 0-3 (181-211)

Final Round:

Final Standings:
1. Brazil 5-1 (471-382)
2. USA 4-2 (372-378)
3. Chile 2-4 (393-446)
4. Taiwan 2-4 (315-350)
5. Puerto Rico 1-5 (397-471)
-. Soviet Union disqualified #
-. Bulgaria disqualified #

# Soviet Union (actual 1st with 5-1) and Bulgaria (actual 6th with 2-4) refused to play Taiwan and were disqualified