BOWLING—BRIAN VOSS of the U.S. defeated Amleto Monacelli of Venezuela 245-219 to win the Southern California PBA Open and $17,000, in Riverside, Calif.
BOXING—TERRY MARSH of England retained his IBF junior welterweight championship with a sixth-round TKO of Akio Kameda of Japan, in London.
Juan Martin Coggi of Argentina won the WBA junior welterweight championship with a third-round knockout of Patrizio Oliva of" Italy, in Ribera, Sicily.
CREW—At the 148th Henley Royal Regatta on the Thames, the SOVIET ARMY beat the Canadian national team by 1½ lengths to win the Grand Challenge Cup for elite eights. STEVE REDGRAVE and ANDY HOLMES of England won the Silver Goblets for pairs without coxswain when favorites Yuri and Nikolai Pimenov of the U.S.S.R. retired midway through the final. The BELMONT HILL SCHOOL of Boston won the Princess Elizabeth Cup for schoolboy eights, defeating the Hampton School of Britain by a third of a length.
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CYCLING—At the U.S. championships in Trexlertown, Pa., SCOTT BERRYMAN of Boulder, Colo., won his second straight senior men's sprint title by defeating Nelson Vails of New York City in two straight races in their best-two-of-three final; CONNIE PARASKEVIN-YOUNG of Indianapolis won the women's sprints by beating Michelle Veasey of Colorado Springs in two straight races; CARL SUNDQUIST of Indianapolis won the senior men's individual pursuit in 5:06.213 for 4,000 meters, 5.092 seconds ahead of Dave Lettieri of Scranton, Pa.; MINDEE MAYFIELD of Northville, Mich., won the women's individual pursuit, covering 3,000 meters in 4:02.226 to beat Juliana Nowlan of La Mesa, Calif., by 11.874 seconds.
GOLF—CURTIS STRANGE shot a final-round 69 for a 72-hole total of 276, 12 under par, to win the Canadian Open at Oakville, Ont., by three strokes over three competitors, and collect $108,000.
Jane Geddes won the LPGA Toledo Classic and $33,750 by two strokes over Jill Briles and Nancy Taylor, shooting a final-round 67 for a 72-hole 280, eight under par.
HORSE RACING—REEL EASY ($87.20), a 42-1 shot ridden by Herb McCauley, won the Molly Pitcher Handicap for fillies and mares at Monmouth (N.J.) Park by two lengths over Lady's Secret, the 5-year-old daughter of Secretariat and the 1986 Horse of the Year. Reel Easy covered the 1[1/16] miles in 1:42 to earn $99,300 and thwart Lady's Secret's bid to become the winningest filly or mare ever.
Fiesta Gal ($3.40), ridden by Angel Cordero Jr., won the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont Park, the third jewel in the Triple Crown for 3-year-old fillies, by two lengths over Mint Cooler. Fiesta Gal ran the 1½ miles in 2:31 to win $172,500.
Broad Brush ($2.60), also ridden by Cordero, won the Suburban Handicap for 3-year-olds and up, at Belmont, by a neck over Set Style. The 4-year-old ran the 1¼ miles in 2:03 and earned $232,260.
MOTOR SPORTS—NIGEL MANSELL of England, in a Williams-Honda, won his second straight French Grand Prix Formula One championship, at Le Castellet, completing the 80-lap, 189.12-mile race on the 2.98-mile Paul Ricard circuit in 1:37:03.839, at an average speed of 117.17 mph, to defeat Nelson Piquet of Brazil, also in a Williams-Honda, by 7.7 seconds.
Emerson Fittipaldi of Brazil, in a March-Chevrolet, won the Cleveland Grand Prix Indy Car race, and a $46,410 check, by 11.63 seconds over Bobby Rahal in a Lola-Cosworth. Fittipaldi completed the 80 laps on the 2.48-mile, 12-turn road course in 1:32:40.695, at an average speed of 128.421 mph, an event record.
Bobby Allison, in a Buick LeSabre, won the Firecracker 400 in Daytona Beach by averaging 161.074 mph on the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway tri-oval. Allison beat Buddy Baker, in an Oldsmobile Delta 88, by 1.5 seconds to collect the $57,375 first prize.
SHOOTING—At the U.S. International Championships in Chino, Calif., Sgt. MATT DRYKE of Columbus, Ga., won the men's skeet shooting competition with a four-day aggregate and shootoff score of 417 of a possible 425 points; CONNIE FLUKER of Houston won the women's skeet event with a four-day 368 total; LAUNI MEILI of Colorado Springs won the women's air rifle championship with a four-day aggregate and shootoff score of 1,668 points, a meet record; WILLIAM BEARD of Indianapolis won the men's small-bore rifle prone event in a tiebreaker after finishing with a three-day score of 1,790; DAN DURBEN of Colorado Springs won the men's small-bore rifle three-position title with a three-day total of 3,499.
TENNIS—MARTINA NAVRATILOVA won her eighth Wimbledon women's singles title—and a record sixth in a row—with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Steffi Graf of West Germany, while PAT CASH of Australia upset Ivan Lendl of Czechoslovakia 7-6, 6-2, 7-5 to win the men's championship (page 28). ROBERT SEGUSO and KEN FLACH of the U.S. beat Emilio Sanchez and Sergio Casal of Spain 3-6, 6-7, 7-6, 6-1, 6-4 for the men's doubles title, while CLAUDIA KOHDE-KILSCHE of West Germany and HELENA SUKOVA of Czechoslovakia won the women's doubles by beating Betsy Nagelsen of the U.S. and Elizabeth Smylie of Australia 7-5, 7-5.
TRACK & FIELD—PATRIK SJ‚Äö√†√∂‚àö¬±BERG of Sweden established a world record in the high jump at the DN Galan meet in Stockholm when he cleared 7'11¼", one half inch higher than the mark set by Igor Paklin of the U.S.S.R. in 1985 (page 26).
MILEPOSTS—REACQUIRED: By the Chicago White Sox, former Cy Young Award winner LA-MARR HOYT, 32, following his release by the San Diego Padres. A baseball arbitrator had ruled on June 16 that Hoyt be reinstated to the Padre roster and that his one-year suspension for drug involvement be reduced to 60 days. Chicago will assign Hoyt to its Class A farm club in Daytona Beach.
SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY: For allegedly violating the National Football League's antidrug policy for the second time in three years, Cincinnati Bengals running back STANLEY WILSON, 25. The NFL first suspended Wilson in October 1984 and reinstated him in May 1986. Wilson, who has denied any new involvement with drugs, may seek reinstatement on or after June 1, 1988.
TRADED: By the Pittsburgh Steelers, quarterback DAVID WOODLEY, 28, who wants to return to the NFL after a one-year retirement, to Green Bay for a conditional choice in the 1988 draft.
By the San Francisco Giants, third baseman CHRIS BROWN, 25, lefthanded pitchers KEITH COMSTOCK, 31, MARK DAVIS, 26, and righthander MARK GRANT, 23, to San Diego, for in-fielder KEVIN MITCHELL, 25, and lefthanded pitchers DAVE DRAVECKY, 29, and CRAIG LEFFERTS, 29.