BOXING—Japan's GUTS ISHIMATSU scored a unanimous decision over Arturo Pineda of Mexico in Osaka to retain his WBC lightweight title.
South Korea's YU JAE DO won the world junior middleweight title with a seventh-round knockout of Koichi Wajima of Japan in Kitakyushu, Japan.
GOLF—RAY FLOYD came from behind with a final-round 69 and 278 total to win the $250,000 Kemper Open and $50,000, in Charlotte, N.C. Gary Player and John Mahaffey were tied for second, three strokes back.
Joanne Carner shot an even-par 73 for a 213 total in winning the $50,000 Girl Talk Classic and $7,000, in Pine Plains, N.Y. Sandra Spuzich finished six strokes behind.
Vinny Giles of Richmond, Va. routed England's Mark James 8 and 7 to win the British Amateur at Hoylake, England.
Dale Morey of High Point, N.C. shot an even-par 70-74-144 to win the 71st annual U.S. Senior Golf Association championship by three strokes over Edward Meister and Lewis Oehmig in Rye, N.Y.
HARNESS RACING—NERO ($2.40) and BRET'S CHAMP ($4.80) won the two divisions of the $112,500 Battle of the Brandywine in Wilmington, Del. Joe O'Brien drove Nero to a 1�-length victory over Alert Bret, clocking 2:00[3/5] for the mile; Bill Haughton was at the reins of Bret's Champ, who turned in a 1:59[3/5], finishing 1� lengths ahead of Momentum (page 22).
HORSE RACING—Long shot AVATAR ($28.40), ridden by Willie Shoemaker, held off fast-closing Foolish Pleasure to win the $193,600 Belmont Stakes by a neck, covering the 1� miles in 2:28[1/5] (page 16). Preakness winner Master Derby was third.
Italian-owned GRUNDY, ridden by Pat Eddery, won the $322,000 English Derby by three lengths over Nobiliary, covering the 1� miles at Epsom Downs in 2:35[3/5].
Leading almost all the way, COLONEL POWER ($6.80), Phil Rubbicco riding, won the 1?-mile, $105,600 Illinois Derby at Sportsman's Park in 1:50[1/5],� of a length over Ruggles Ferry.