BOATING—In the most tragic race in yachting history, CONDOR OF BERMUDA, skippered by Bob Bell of Bermuda, set a course record for the Fastnet leg of the Admiral's Cup. The 77-foot sloop finished in 71:25:23, nearly eight hours faster than the old mark. TENACIOUS, with Ted Turner of Atlanta at the helm, won on corrected time in 79:52:22. Fifteen sailors died and 23 of the 306 boats in the race either sank or were abandoned when heavy rains, 75-knot winds and 40-foot waves battered the southwest coast of England (page 16).
BOWLING—WAYNE WEBB defeated Steve Westberg 237-199 to win the $75,000 Greater Buffalo Open.
BOXING—MATTHEW SAAD MUHAMMAD retained his WBC light-heavyweight title with a unanimous decision over John Conteh in Atlantic City (page 24).
DIVING—GREG LOUGANIS of Mission Viejo, Calif. became the first diver in 15 years to sweep the one-and three-meter springboard and the 10-meter platform events at the AAU Outdoor Championships, in Decatur, Ala. In the women's competition, KELLY McCORMICK and KIT SALNESS, both of Mission Viejo, won the one- and 10-meter events, respectively, and MICHELE HAIN of Dallas triumphed in the three-meter.
GOLF—JERRY McGEE shot a final-round 65 for a 17-under-par 267 to win the rain-delayed $300,000 Greater Hartford Open by one stroke over Jack Renner.
Firing a three-under-par 70 on the final day for a 288, JUDY RANKIN successfully defended her title in a rain-delayed $100,000 PGA tournament at Jericho, N.Y. Beth Daniel was second, two strokes back.
Carolyn Hill of Placentia, Calif. defeated Patty Sheehan of Reno, Nev. 7 and 6 to win the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in Memphis.
A birdie on the final hole gave JACK RENNER a seven-under-par 277 and a one-stroke victory worth $72,000 in the $400,000 Westchester Classic in Harrison, N.Y., his first triumph on the PGA Tour. Howard Twitty and David Graham tied for second.
HORSE RACING—GENERAL ASSEMBLY ($8.80), Jacinto Vasquez up, won the $134,750 Travers Stakes at Saratoga by 15 lengths over Smarten. The 3-year-old son of Secretariat covered the sloppy 1�-mile course in a track-record 2:00 (page 45).
POCKET BILLIARDS—MIKE SIGEL of Towson, Md. beat Joe Balsis of Minersville, Pa. 150-31 to win the World Open title in New York City.