BOATING—MOXIE, a 51-foot trimaran, skippered by Philip Weld, 65, of Gloucester, Mass., won the singlehanded transatlantic race from Plymouth, England to Newport, R.I. He finished the 3,387 miles in a record 17 days, 23 hours and 12 minutes (page 24).
BOXING—ALAN MINTER successfully defended his world middleweight crown with an eighth-round TKO of Vito Antuofermo in Wembley, England (page 18).
GOLF—ROBERTO de VICENZO shot a one-over-par 285 to win the $100,000 U.S. Senior Open in Mamaroneck, N.Y. He beat amateur Bill Campbell by four strokes (page 42).
Nancy Lopez-Melton shot a nine-under-par 283 to win a $125,000 LPGA tournament by one stroke over Pat Bradley in Rochester, N.Y.
Lee Trevino, who finished with a 16-under-par 272, defeated Tom Purtzer by a stroke to win the $300,000 Memphis Classic.
HARNESS RACING—NIATROSS ($2.20), Clint Galbraith in the sulky, extended his unbeaten string to 19 races by winning the $321,365 Cane Pace, the first leg of pacing's triple crown, at Yonkers Raceway. In the final heat, the 3-year-old colt covered the mile in 1:57[4/5] to outpace Trenton Time by 1� lengths.
HORSE RACING—BOLD 'N DETERMINED ($4.40), Eddie Delahoussaye up, won the $140,000 Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont by a head over Erin's Word. The 3-year-old triumphed in the third leg of the filly Triple Crown in 2:31[4/5] for the 1� miles.
Tyrnavos, Anthony Murray up, beat Prince Bee by a length and a half to win the $380,000 Irish Sweeps Derby in The Curragh, near Dublin. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1� miles in 2:43.8.
Driving Home, ridden by Bill Parsons, beat Someolio Man by 1� lengths to win the $183,930 Queen's Plate Stakes at Woodbine in Etobicoke, Ontario. The 3-year-old gelding finished the 1� miles in 2:04[1/5].
MOTOR SPORTS—ALAN JONES of Australia averaged 126.073 miles per hour in a Williams-Ford to win the 66th French Grand Prix by 4.5 seconds over Frenchman Didier Pironi, driving a Ligier-Ford, over the 3.6-mile Paul Ricard circuit near Marseille.