BASEBALL—HUA LIAN, TAIWAN, routed Irvine, Calif., 21-1 to win the Little League World Series, in Williamsport. Pa. (page 11).
BOWLING—JEANNE BERRY and TISH JOHNSON won the first doubles tournament ever held for women professional bowlers, 257-180, over Sherrie Slaughter and Betty Morris, in Las Vegas. Berry and Johnson won $7,000 apiece.
BOXING—AZUMAH NELSON of Ghana retained his WBC featherweight title with a unanimous 12-round decision over Mexico's Marcos Villasana, in Los Angeles.
Lloyd Honeyghan of Great Britain successfully defended his WBC/IBF world welterweight championship with a first-round knockout of the U.S.'s Gene Hatcher, in Marbella, Spain.
CYCLING—At the World Cycling Championships in Vienna, VIACHESLAV EKIMOV, VIKTOR MANAKOV, SERGEI KHMELININE and ALEXANDER KRASNOV of the Soviet Union set a world best in the 4,000-meter team trial, with a time of 4:11.68, 2.6 seconds faster than the old record.
GOLF—AYAKO OKAMOTO shot a final-round 71 for a six-under-par 282 and a one-shot victory over Betsy King in the $250,000 World Championship of Women's Golf, in Buford, Ga. Okamoto earned $81,500 for the victory.
Billy Mayfair beat Eric Rebmann 4 and 3 to win the 87th U.S. Amateur Golf Championship, in Jupiter, Fla. (page 75).
Curtis Strange shot a final-round 71 for a five-under-par 275 to beat Fulton Allem by three strokes in the World Series of Golf at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. The win, Strange's third of the season, was good for $144,000, giving him $697,385 for the year, a PGA single-season money-winning record.
HARNESS RACING—ALBERT ALBERT, with Chris Boring in the sulky, won the $222,157 Fox Stakes, in Indianapolis. In the first heat, Albert Albert covered the mile in 1:54[2/5], tying the world record for 2-year-old pacers.
HOCKEY—In the fourth Canada Cup, Sweden upset the Soviet Union 5-3 to highlight the first three days of the six-team tournament's round-robin competition. The Swedes scored three first-period goals, then clung to a one-goal lead for 19 minutes of the final period. Earlier, Czechoslovakia had earned a 4-4 tie with Canada, the Czechs confounding the host team with dazzling puck movement. The United States defeated Finland 4-1 with New York Islanders sniper Pat LaFontaine scoring two goals for the Americans. On Sunday, the Canadians beat Finland 4-1.