NEW HONORS—Louison Bobet, twice winner of 25-day Tour de France, added world professional road-racing championship by outsprinting Fritz Schaer of Switzerland by 55 yards after a rain-soaked 150-mile grind around Solingen, Germany. Winning time: 4:27.17.
•Day before, Emile Van Cauter of Belgium, who could do no better than eighth last year, averaged 21.3 mph over a 93.2-mile course to take world amateur title. Runner-up: Hans Andersen of Denmark.
REPEATER—Runyon Colie of Mantoloking, N.J. Yacht Club, took first and third on final day at Baltimore to wrap up his sixth International Penguin class championship in six tries. Runner-up in five-race series: Billy Seemans, 14, of New Orleans.
BACK HOME—The U.S. Davis Cup team of Vic Seixas and Tony Trabert beat their rivals from Australia—Ken Rosewall and Lew Hoad—3-6, 6-4, 8-6, 6-3 in the finals of the National Doubles tournament at Brookline, Mass. It was the first victory for a U.S. pair in the National Men's Doubles since 1948.
•Shirley Fry of Akron, Ohio, and Doris Hart of Coral Gables, Fla., won their fourth consecutive women's title by straight-setting (6-4, 6-4) Louise Brough of Beverly Hills, Calif., and Margaret DuPont of Wilmington, Del
FOR SPORTS SAKE—Joaquim Baptista Pereira of Portugal, guzzling port as he swam, won English Channel race by covering 21 miles from Cape Gris Nez, France to Folkestone, England in 12 hours 25 minutes. Eight of 14 other entrants failed to finish.