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CYCLING—CHARLY MOTTET, 24, of France won the 55-mile Grand Prix des Nations in a course-record 2 hours 36 seconds, beating countryman Jean-Francois Bernard by 3.12 seconds. Bernard Hinault of France set the previous record of 2:00:50 in 1984.
GOLF—EUROPE defeated the United States 15-13 to retain the Ryder Cup, in Dublin, Ohio. The victory, the Europeans' first on American soil, was clinched when Seve Ballesteros of Spain beat Curtis Strange 2 and 1 (page 58).
Steve Pate, 26, shot a final-round 5-under-par 67 for a 15-under-par 273 to win his first PGA Tour event, the Southwest Classic in Abilene, Texas, by one stroke over four other golfers. The former UCLA All-America earned $72,000.
Gary Hallberg sank two birdies in the last three holes to win the $108,000 first prize at the rain-delayed Greater Milwaukee Open. He shot a final-round 6-under-par 66 for a total of 269, to finish two strokes ahead of Wayne Levi and Robert Wrenn.
HORSE RACING—THEATRICAL ($4), with Pat Day in the irons, drew off to a 3�-length victory over River Memories in the Turf Classic at Belmont Park. The 5-year-old son of Nureyev covered the 1� miles in 2:29[1/5] and earned $360,000.
At Louisiana Downs, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner ALYSHEBA ($3) beat Candi's Gold in the $1 million Super Derby for 3-year-olds by half a length and won $600,000. He covered the 1� miles in 2:03[1/5].
Coup De Fusil ($2.80), ridden by Angel Cordero, won the Ruffian Handicap at Belmont Park after Sacahuista, who finished first, was disqualified for impeding Coup de Fusil in the stretch. The 5-year-old mare covered the 1? miles in 1:48[3/5] and earned $149,760.
MARATHON—PETER MAHER. 27, of Toronto won the Montreal International Marathon in 2:15:04, 1:12 ahead of Pawel Lorens of Poland. JACQUELINE GAREAU, 34, of Montreal was first among the women, with 2:32:51, to edge last year's winner, Ellen Rochefort of Ste. Foy, Que., by less than 5 seconds.