BOATING—JIM KROPFELD, 46, of Cincinnati earned 825 points in the Las Vegas Silver Cup event on Lake Mead to win his second consecutive national unlimited hydroplane racing championship.
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.
At an LPGA event in San Jose, Jan Stephenson beat Amy Alcott by five strokes. Her 11-under-par 205 was worth $45,000.
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.