BOATING—The 55-foot sloop Scaramouche, owned by Charles Kirsch of Sturgis, Mich., was declared winner of the 29th Newport-to- Bermuda yacht race with a corrected time of 2 days, 15 hours 59:56. Sumner A. Long's Ondine crossed the finish first in an elapsed time of 2 days, 20 hours 8:22, a new record, but lost up to 25 hours in the handicapping.
BOWLING—GARY DICKINSON of Fort Worth, Texas, rolled a 260 to Butch Soper's 248 in the final match of the $55,000 Winston-Salem Open in Portland, Ore. The victory, Dickinson's third on the tour, was worth $6,000.
CHESS—A strong Russian squad, led by Anatoly Karpov and Viktor Korchnoi, won the International Olympiad in Nice, with Yugoslavia second, the U.S. third and Bulgaria a close fourth. At the end of the tournament, world champion Bobby Fischer, who had stayed home, cabled that he was resigning his world championship because of the International Chess Federation's proposed regulations for next year's title match. The federation gave him 90 days to reconsider his move.
GOLF—TOM WATSON overlook Tom Weiskopf with a final-round 69 to win his first tour event, the $200,000 Western Open at Butler National Golf Club in Oak Brook, Ill. Watson finished at 287, while Weiskopf, who soared to a final-round 77, tied J.C. Snead for second at 289.
Carole Jo Skala won the $60,000 Peter Jackson Ladies' Classic in Montreal with a final-round 69 for a 54-hole total of 208, 11 under par. JoAnne Carner was second, three strokes back.
HARNESS RACING—SAVOIR ($11.20), driven by Jimmy Arthur, defeated Aiken and Noble Jade in the $50,000 American Trotting Championship at Roosevelt Raceway, covering the 1� miles in 2:34.
HORSE RACING—In a 1-2 finish for owners Colonel Roger and Vera Hue-Williams, ENGLISH PRINCE, Yves Saint-Martin up, overtook Imperial Prince in the stretch at the Curragh Racecourse in Dublin to win the�-mile $250,000 Irish Sweeps Derby by a length and a half in 2:33[4/5]. Mississippian finished third but was moved to fourth for interference. Sir Penfro was awarded the show position.
Amber Herod ($21.50), ridden by Robin Platts, held off Native Aid and Rushton's Corsair to take the 115th renewal of the $148,525 Queen's Plate for 3-year-olds foaled in Canada, at Woodbine in Rexdale, Ont. Time for the 1� miles was 2:09[1/5].
Glossary ($80.60), with Angel Santiago aboard, won the first running of the $136,400 Secretariat Slakes for 3-year-olds at Arlington Park, covering the 1[1/16], miles over grass in 1:42[4/5]. Stonewalk was 1� lengths back in second and Talkative Turn was third.
MOTOR SPORTS—Indy champ JOHNNY RUTHERFORD, in a McLaren-Offenhauser, raced to victory in the $354,530 Schaefer 500 at Pennsylvania's Pocono International Raceway, averaging a record 156.7 mph around the 2�-mile course. Jimmy Caruthers was second by a lap and third place went to Gordon Johncock, both driving Eagle-Of-fenhausers.