BOXING—CARLOS DeLEON of Puerto Rico retained his WBC cruiserweight title with an eighth-round TKO of Michael Greer of the United States in Giardini Naxos, Italy. It was DeLeon's 34th victory against four losses in his 12-year professional career.
DIVING—At the U.S. championships in Orlando, Fla., GREG LOUGANIS swept the competition, winning the one-meter, the three-meter and the platform events. It was the fifth straight time Louganis has won all three events at a national meet and raised his total of national titles to 40. In the women's division, MEGAN NEYER won the one-meter and three-meter springboard events, and defending champion MICHELE MITCHELL won the platform event.
GOLF—BOB TWAY defeated Greg Norman by two strokes to win $140,000 and the PGA championship in Toledo. Tway's total of 276 was 8 under par (page 20).
Betsy King made par on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat JoAnne Carner by one stroke to win $34,500 and an LPGA tournament in High Point, N.C. King had an opportunity to win the tournament in regulation, but her 10-foot putt for a birdie on the 18th hole went left of the cup. Both golfers finished regulation with 11-under-par 277s.
Chi Chi Rodriguez sank a five-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Gary Player to win $30,000 and a PGA seniors tournament in Concord, Mass. His three-round total was a 13-under-par 203.
HARNESS RACING—BARBERRY SPUR ($2.60), driven by Dick Stillings, beat Tyler's Mark by a head to win the Adios Pace and $116,725 in Meadow Lands, Pa. The 3-year-old colt paced the mile in the championship race-off in 1:53[1/5] around the five-eighths-of-a-mile track, setting a world record for two heats by 3-year-old pacers with a combined time of 3:46[4/5]. The previous mark of 3:47.3 was set by Storm Damage in the 1980 Adios.
HORSE RACING—CLASSY CATHY ($7), ridden by Earlie Fires, defeated Valley Victory by a neck to win $138,720 and the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga. The 3-year-old filly ran the 1� miles in 2:04[1/5].
Bet Twice ($9.40), Chris Antley up, beat overwhelming favorite Faster Than Sound by 2� lengths to win $120,000 and the Sapling Stakes. The 2-year-old colt ran the six-furlong Monmouth Park course in 1:10[1/5].
Exclusive Partner ($19), Jorge Velasquez up, edged I'm A Banker by a neck to win the Bernard Baruch Handicap and $82,200 at Saratoga. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1? miles in 1:50[4/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—AL UNSER JR. outraced Bill Elliot by half a length to win $6,300 and an International Race of Champions X event in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Unser, driving a Z-28 Chevrolet Camaro, as were all the drivers, averaged 109.078 mph around a 2.4-mile road circuit in the 30-lap race. Unser also finished first in the IROC X final standings with 62 points, while Elliot was second with 59 and Cale Yarborough third with 57. As champion of the IROC X series, Unser earned $164,100, including a $150,000 final standings bonus.