MONTE CARLO, Monaco (AP) _ Norway’s Ingrid Kristiansen won the women’s world 15-kilometer (9.3 miles) road race championships Saturday with a time of 47 minutes, 15.05 seconds.
Canada’s Nancy Rooks-Tinari was second in 48:52 and Italy’s Maria Curatuolo third in 49:15.
The highest U.S. finisher was Lisa Weidenbach of Redmond, Wash., who was seventh in 49:41.
Kristiansen, who took the women’s world 10,000-meter title in Rome last September, had no trouble capturing the 15 kilometers.
It was the first time that the Norwegian has run this race. She has the world records for women in 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and the marathon.
Portuguese runner Aurora Cunha had won three of the last four times.
Portugal won the team competition with 32 points. Albertina Machado, Aurora Cunha and Albertina Dias comprised the winning team. The United States finished fourth with 50 points.
LONDON (AP) - Arsenal’s winning streak of 14 English League and Cup soccer matches was broken Saturday when visiting Southampton posted a 1-0 First Division victory on a goal by Danny Wallace with 11 minutes left.
The loss was Arsenal’s first in the league since last August. Southampton had not won at Arsenal in 20 years.
Arsenal remained in first place despite the setback as Liverpool was held to a scoreless tie at home by struggling Norwich.
Only one of the top six teams managed to win. Defending champion Everton scored a 1-0 victory at Portsmouth on a late goal by Graeme Sharp.
THe Queens Park Rangers played a 1-1 tie with Newcastle, Nottingham Forest, unbeaten in the league for six weeks, lost 3-2 at West Ham and Manchester United lost 2-1 at Wimbledon.
Arsenal leads the standings with 36 points in 16 matches, followed by Liverpool with 34 from 14. Then comes Queens Park with 32 points, Nottingham Forest with 30 and Everton with 28.
HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (AP) - East German Andre Hoffmann won the 1,500- meter race in a World Cup speedskating meet Saturday, while South Korea’s Ki Tae Bae won the 500-meter sprint.
Hoffmann clocked 1 minute and 55.12 seconds, ahead of fellow countryman Peter Adelberg, who finished in 1:55.27.
Ki covered the 500 meters in 37.32, and Soviet speedskater Konstantin Kharitonov finished second at that distance by clocking 37.59.
The World Cup event, one in a year-round series that will be continued in Butte, Montana, next weekend, will be capped Sunday with the 5,000- and 10,000-meter races.