ARCHERY—JOHN WILLIAMS, 17, of Cranesville, Pa., won the men's title with 2,445 points at the world championships in York, England. Finland's Kyosti Laasonen was second with 2,381. EMMA GAPCHENKO of the U.S.S.R. took the women's title, edging Mrs. Doreen Wilber of Jefferson, Iowa, 2,380 to 2,371.
AUTO RACING—RICHARD PETTY drove his Plymouth to victory in the Dixie 500 at the Atlanta International Speedway, becoming the first stock-car driver to top the million mark in earnings on the NASCAR circuit (page 16).
Jackie Stewart raised his point total to 51 in the World Driving Championship by winning the German Grand Prix in the record time of 1:29.15.7. Stewart drove his Tyrrell-Ford an average of 114.5 mph over the N�rburgring, as Ford teammate Fran�ois Cevert of France finished second. Jacky Ickx, who trails far behind Stewart in second place with 19 points, spun off the track on the second lap.
BOATING—Jesse Phillips' CHARISMA, a 56-foot Sparkman and Stephens-designed yacht, won Class A and overall honors in the 235-mile Port Huron-to-Mackinac yacht race with a corrected time of 32:48.48. Phillips also owned the winner of last year's race, a 55-foot Islander.
BOWLING—JOHNNY PETRAGLIA of Brooklyn lifted his record PBA money-leading earnings to $77,838 with a victory over Bob Singleton in the finals of the $37,500 Sertoma Open in Houston.
BOXING—Eighth-ranked heavyweight MAC FOSTER of Los Angeles knocked out Billy Joiner of Cincinnati at 2:58 of the fifth round of a scheduled 10-round bout in Los Angeles, for his 27th KO in 28 fights.
CHESS—TIGRAN PETROSIAN of the Soviet Union won his semifinal match in the world chess championship against Viktor Korchnoi, and thereby the right to face Bobby Fischer in the challengers' finals in September. Petrosian drew the 10th game for a 5�-4� victory.
FOOTBALL—Earl Morrall completed 20 of 30 passes for 329 yards and three touchdowns to lead the BALTIMORE COLTS to a 24-17 win over the College All-Stars at Soldier Field in Chicago (page 12).
GOLF—ARNOLD PALMER and JACK NICKLAUS led all the way to gain their second straight National Team Championship with a 27-underpar 257 at the Laurel Valley Golf Club in Ligonier, Pa. (page 44).
Peter Townsend of Britain rallied from two strokes behind with a final-round 70 to win the Swiss Open at Crans-sur-Sierre with a record 14-under-par 270.