BICYCLE RACING—JACQUES ANQUETIL, 28, of France, after 22 days and 2,654 miles, coasted into Paris ahead of some 100 other perspiring opponents to become overall winner of the Tour de France by four minutes and 59 seconds. Jacques cautiously pedaled into the lead three days before the end of the race to win his third Tour since 1957.
BOATING—AMERICA'S CUP 12-meter candidates finished two weeks of rugged observation trials off Newport, R.I. that included the dismasting (see page 20) of defending champion Columbia. The newest boat, Ted Hood's Nefertiti, was beaten only by Weatherly and emerged with the best record. The final standings were: Nefertiti 10-2, Weatherly 7-4, Columbia 4-6, Easterner 1-10. Meanwhile, the challenger, Australia's Gretel, arrived by freighter in New Jersey.
Ernest B. Fay of Houston skippered his 5.5-meter yacht, Pride, to victory over Durward Knowles, helmsman of the Bahama entry, John B., to win the International Gold Cup, 3-2, in Marstrand, Sweden.
BOXING—EMILE GRIFFITH, 23, of New York, in his first fight since his tragic fatal knockout of Benny (Kid) Paret, March 24, retained his world welterweight title in Las Vegas by scoring a 15-round, unanimous decision over Ralph Dupas of New Orleans before a slim gathering of 5,169 spectators (see page 18).
Duilio Loi of Italy retained his European welterweight crown by outpointing his countryman, Fortunato Manca, in a 15-round bout witnessed by 30,000 fans at Cagliari's sports stadium in Sardinia. It was the 114th victory for the 33-year-old champion, who, in 14 years, has never been knocked out.
GOLF—ARNOLD PALMER shot a magnificent 71-69-67-69 on Scotland's demanding Old Troon course to make a rout of the 102nd British Open and win the title for the second straight time. His 12-under-par 276, a record for the tournament, enabled him to finish six strokes ahead of Runner-up Kel Nagle (see page 12).
Dick Sikes, two-iron-thin 22-year-old University of Arkansas golf team captain, who carries his own bag, defeated tiny but tenacious Hung Soo Ahn of Honolulu 3 and 1 to win his second straight U.S. Public Links championship in Buffalo. Sikes's excellent putting finally wore down his Hawaiian foe in the final holes.
Bruce Crampton, 26, of Sydney, Australia shot a five-under-par 66 on the last day to win the $35,000 Motor City Open in Detroit. Don Massengale and Dave Hill tied for second, three strokes back, with 14-under-par 270s for 72 holes.
Mickey Wright shot a 36 on the front nine, enabling her to cruise home in front by seven strokes in the soggy final round of the $10,000 Milwaukee Women's Open. Patty Berg and Jo Ann Prentice tied for second at 296. Miss Wright's victory was worth $1,350, boosting her 1962 earnings to $10,-357, tops for LPGA.
Carol Sorenson, 19, of Janesville, Wis. sank a five-foot putt for her fifth birdie to defeat Barbara Fay White 8 and 7 in the 36-hole final of the Women's Western Amateur championship in South Bend, Ind. Miss Sorenson, the women's collegiate champion, was one under par for 29 holes.