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BICYCLING—JOHN ALLIS of Cambridge, Mass. covered the 115-mile course in 4:29:57 to win the men's National Road Race in Pontiac, Mich. The women's 34.5-mile road race went to JANE ROBINSON of Seattle in 1:53:30.
BOATING—DORA IV, a 61-foot sloop owned by Lynn Williams of Chicago, was the overall and Class A winner of the 50th annual 298-mile Port Huron-to- Mackinac Island yacht race. The sloop's elapsed time was 51:21:57, which was corrected to 49:19:46.
BOWLING—Rolling a 203 final in the Houston-Sertoma Open, TOMMY HUDSON of Akron defeated tour veteran Bill Beach by 11 pins for the $5,000 first prize.
FENCING—The SOVIET UNION won the Grand Prix des Nations in the world championships in Grenoble, France. ILDIKO BOBIS of Hungary took the women's individual foil title, and the U.S.S.R. the team event. Sweden's ROLF EDLING retained his men's individual ep�e crown as his country won the team division.
PRO FOOTBALL—WFL: In the East, Florida remained undefeated, blazing past Houston 15-3. The New York Stars shone in a 17-15 victory over the Philadelphia Bell for their first win, while the Jacksonville Sharks were cooked by the Southern California Sun 22-19. Birmingham and Chicago continued undefeated in the Central Division, the Americans flagging the Memphis Southmen 58-33, and the Fire consuming the Portland Storm 29-22. Detroit remained winless, the Hawaiians putting the blocks to the Wheels 36-16.
GOLF—BOBBY NICHOLS shot a final-round 68 to win the $200,000 Canadian Open at Port Credit, Ontario. Nichols' 270 total, 10 under par, beat John Schlee and Larry Ziegler by four strokes and assured him of a spot in the four-man World Series of Golf, which is played at Akron's Firestone C.C., Nichols' home course.
Carole Jo Skala fired a final-round 73 for a 54-hole total of 212, four under par and four strokes up on second-place Jane Blalock, to win the $35,000 Wheeling (W. Va.) Classic at Oglebay Park.
HARNESS RACING—BUCKEYE COUNT ($42.80), a Swedish trotter driven by compatriot Hakan Wallner, beat out a field of Hambletonian 3-year-olds in the $63,665 Gold Cup at Vernon Downs. He covered the mile in 2:00[1/5], three-quarters of a length ahead of Christopher T.
HORSE RACING—Nelson Bunker Hunt's DAHLIA ($3.75), ridden by Lester Piggott, became the first repeat winner of the $290,640 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Slakes at Ascot. The French-trained 4-year-old filly galloped the 1� miles in 2:33.03, finishing 2� lengths ahead of Highclere, a filly owned by Queen Elizabeth II.