BADMINTON—MARGERY SHEDD of Toronto beat Jean Miller of Toronto 10-12, 11-3, 10-2 to win Canadian singles title for the fourth time, in Calgary. ERLAND KOPS of Denmark beat Robert McCoig of Scotland 15-2, 15-12 to take the men's title.
BASKETBALL—Against Los Angeles, Philadelphia's Wilt Chamberlain scored 32 points for a single-season mark of 2,734 in 72 games, breaking his own record of 2,707 set last year in the same number of games. Detroit dropped three games to fall into last place in the Western Division,� game behind Cincinnati, with only four games left.
In the NBL Denver won its 12th straight (86-83 over Seattle) and the Western Division title. Denver will play Cleveland in Denver March 19 for the NBL championship.
BILLIARDS—STAN ADAMS of Chicago won 13 straight matches to take the national amateur three-cushion championship in Minneapolis. Decisive game against Gerald Glenn of New York (runner-up with a 12-1 record) went 66 innings, Adams winning 50-30.
BOXING—GENE FULLMER, more aggressive than in his last fight with Sugar Ray Robinson, kept the pressure on in their fourth match, won a 15-round decision over Robinson to retain his middleweight title in bout in Las Vegas (see page 49).
Roy Harris of Cut and Shoot, Texas, after losing three straight, won over Dave Rent of England, who was disqualified for butting in the fifth round of 10-round bout in Houston.
COURT TENNIS—The brother team of NORTHRUP and SEYMOUR KNOX of Aiken, S.C. and Buffalo, N.Y. dethroned defending champions Robert Grant III and Alistair Martin of New York 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 for the national doubles title in Boston.
DOG SHOW—CH. PINETOP'S FANCY PARADE, an Ascot cocker spaniel, won best-in-show at Heart of America All Breed show in Kansas City. Fancy Parade is owned by William J. Laffoon and Mrs. Rose Robbins of Petersburg, Va. and was handled by Norman Austin of Dallas.
FIELD TRIALS—WARHOOP JAKE II, four-year-old white-and-liver pointer owned by John O'Neall Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn. and Joe Bruce of Elba, Ala., won the National Shooting Dog championship at Union Springs, Ala.
GOLF—DOUG SANDERS led all the way in the $30,000 Greater New Orleans Open to win his first tournament since 1959. Sanders shot a 272 for 72 holes, four strokes under Gay Brewer Jr. of Crystal River, Fla. and Mac Main of Danville, Va.