HORSE RACING—Calumet Farm's GLEAMING ($5.40), with Angel Cordero Jr. riding, won the $68,900 Bougainvillea Turf Handicap at Hialeah, covering the 1[3/16] miles in 1:54[2/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—CHARLIE BLANTON, driving a 1973 Camaro, recorded a two-lap victory over Charles (Red) Farmer in the Royal Triton 300 stock-car race at Daytona. Blanton, who took the lead after 133 miles, averaged 150.062 mph in picking up the $5,400 top prize.
In his hometown of Sao Paulo, EMERSON FITTIPALDI drove a Lotus 72D John Player Special to an easy win in the Brazilian Grand Prix Formula I race. Fittipaldi finished 13.4 seconds ahead of Scotland's Jackie Stewart, who drove a Tyrrell-Ford 005 in the 200-mile, 40-lap race.
SKIING—Austria's ANNEMARIE PROELL achieved an unprecedented sweep of all eight World Cup downhill races this season by winning at St. Moritz, Switzerland to clinch the trophy with a perfect 125 points. She retained her combined lead in the World Cup standings with 250 points.
Norway's OTTO TSCHUDI won the slalom and JEAN-CLAUDE KILLY of France the giant slalom in pro racing at Beech Mountain, N.C. Spider Sabich, who was second in the slalom, remained the Benson & Hedges Grand Prix leader with 189 points, 13 more than Harald Stuefer and 20 more than Killy.
SPEED SKATING—ARD SCHENK of The Netherlands won the all-round class with 172.20 points for the $10,000 first prize in the first professional world championship at G�teborg, Sweden. Sweden's Hasse B�rjes captured the sprint title, worth $7,000.
SWIMMING—SHANE GOULD became the first woman to break 17 minutes in the 1,500-meter freestyle, lowering her own world record with 16:56.9 in the Australian National Championships. She also set a Commonwealth and Australian record with a 1:04.4 in the 100-meter butterfly.
TENNIS—After losing a two-set lead, STAN SMITH earned the $10,000 first prize in a WCT event in Philadelphia by beating his onetime doubles partner, Bob Lutz 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 1-6, 6-4.
TRACK & FIELD—Olympic gold medalist ROD MIL-BURN set a world indoor record with a 13.3-second clocking in the 120-yard hurdles to highlight the Astrodome Federation meet at Houston.
In a pair of California meets, HERB WASHINGTON beat Olympic sprint champion Valery Borzov of the U.S.S.R. and STEVE PREFONTAINE ran the fastest indoor mile of the year with a 3:59.2 in the Los Angeles Times Indoor Games (page 64) and TOMMY LEE WHITE of the Southern California Striders equaled the American indoor record by turning in a 6.4-second effort in the 50-meter high hurdles at the Oakland Invitational meet.