A roundup of the week Aug. 15-21

August 1977
Sports Illustrated;8/29/1977, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p95
The article offers news briefs related to sports in the U.S. for the week August 15-21, 1977. Russian chess player Boris Spassky won over Hungarian Lajos Portisch and will challenge Viktor Korchnoi for the right to compete with titleholder Anatoly Karpov. Golfer Andy North scored a 12-under-par 272 to achieve his first victory in the Westchester Classic held in Harrison, New York. Runner Alberto Juantorena of Cuba set a world-record at the World University Games held in Sofia, Bulgaria.


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