BOATING—Denmark's defending champion PAUL ELVSTROM skippered Scandale to the World Star Class championship in Skovshoved, Denmark, beating three-time titlist Lowell North of San Diego.
Clifford Campbell of Beechwood, N.J. finished second in the eighth and final race for the Mallory Cup in the North American Senior Sailing Championship in Montreal to outpoint home-towner Eddie Botterell, 53�-51�. In the junior event JOHN DANE of New Orleans clinched the Sears Cup when he beat Peter Warren of Marblehead, Mass. by a mere one and three-quarter points.
Fred Miller Jr., a 31-year-old stockbroker from Newport Beach, Calif., won his second straight National Finn Class championship with a low-score total of 25.4 points, beating Gordon Bowers Jr. by 33 points in the eight-race series on Great South Bay, Long Island, N.Y.
BOXING—GYPSY JOE HARRIS, the No. 1 welterweight contender from Philadelphia, gained his 21st victory in a row with a unanimous 10-round decision over Puerto Rican Miguel Barreto in Philadelphia.
CHESS—Eight-time U.S. champion BOBBY FISCHER, 24, of Brooklyn, N.Y. defeated Jovan Sofrevski of Yugoslavia in the 17th and final round of the Tournament of Solidarity in Skopje, Yugoslavia for a winning score of 12 victories, three draws and two losses, to finish half a point ahead of Ewfim Geller, the Russian grand master, and Milan Matulovic, the Yugoslav champion.
GOLF—BOB DICKSON, a 23-year-old Oklahoman on leave from the Army, became the fourth player to hold both the British and U.S. Amateur titles in the same year when he shot a 72-hole total of 285 in the U.S. championship on the Broadmoor West Course in Colorado Springs, Colo. (page 94).
U.S. Open Champion JACK NICKLAUS shot a 72-hole 16-under-par total of 272 to edge Dan Sikes of Jacksonville by one stroke in the $250,000 Westchester Classic—the world's richest golf tournament—in Rye, N.Y. The first-place prize money of $50,000 boosted Nicklaus' official season earnings to $156,748—the most accumulated in history. Arnold Palmer follows with $148,940.
HARNESS RACING—SPEEDY STREAK, the most expensive Standardbred yearling ever bought at auction, gave Driver Del Cameron his third victory in the $122,650 Hambletonian trot at Du Quoin with two straight-heat wins—by four lengths over Keystone Pride and by one over Speed Model (page 26).
John Froehlich's 3-year-old chestnut colt ROMULUS HANOVER ($2.80), with Billy Haughton driving, paced to the fastest mile of the year and the fastest in the history of Canadian harness racing (1:57 1/5) with a one-and-a-half-length victory over True Duane in the $50,000 L'Amble du Centenaire—Canada's richest harness race—at Blue Bonnets Raceway in Montreal.
HORSE RACING—Tartan Stable's favored DR. FAGER ($2.40) with Braulio Baeza aboard, posted his ninth win in 11 starts with a one-and-a-quarter-length victory over Mrs. Frances Genter's In Reality in the $265,900 New Hampshire Sweepstakes Classic at Rockingham Park.