NEW YORK (AP) _ High jumper Dwight Stones, winner of two Olympic bronze medals, will compete in the USA-Mobil Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday night at Madison Square Garden, meet officials announced Monday.
Stones, the American outdoor record holder in the high jump with a leap of 7 feet, 8 inches at the 1984 U.S. Olympic Trials, qualified for the National Indoor Championships by clearing 7-41/4 at last Friday night’s Michelob Invitational at San Diego. He has won the indoor title four times - in 1973, 1975, 1975 and 1982. And he has captured the National Outdoor Championship six times. ---
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia (AP) - Annette Boe of Norway won a five-kilometer World Cup cross country ski race Monday, the state-run CTK news agency reported.
Boe had a time of 14 minutes, 6.2 seconds and finished 14.7 seconds ahead of Soviet skier Anfisa Romanova and 24.3 seconds ahead of Czechoslovakia’s Viera Klimkova. ---
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Creighton University officials plan to review a policy that permits beer to be served at the Omaha school’s basketball games, says Athletic Director Dan Offenburger.
″We’re concerned about whether this impacts crowd behavior,″ Offenburger said Sunday.
Tulsa Coach Nolan Richardson complained about beer drinking by fans after his team defeated Creighton 78-63 Saturday night in Omaha.
Alcohol isn’t sold at concession stands during Creighton games. But it can be purchased in rooms used by members of the Jaybackers Club, the school’s basketball booster organization. ---
LONDON (AP) - England soccer captain Bryan Robson, already suffering from a shoulder injury, hurt an ankle in training Monday and withdrew from next week’s important World Cup qualifying match against Northern Ireland.
Robson had been named to a 22-man England squad in the hope he would recover from the original injury in time to lead his side in Belfast on Feb. 27.
But within hours of being named, the Manchester United midfielder, who has not played competitively for five weeks, was injured in training and now faces a further layoff.
Robson has missed only one of England’s last 13 international matches and is a major factor in the nation’s bid to reach next year’s finals in Mexico. ---
BELLUNO, Italy (AP) - Jure Franko and Boris Strel of Yugoslavia finished 1-2 in the men’s giant slalom ski race at the University Winter Games Monday.
Franko took the title, clocking an aggregate time of 2 minutes, 28.00 seconds after two heats down the Nevegal track near this north Italian town.
Strel was runner-up in 2:28.17. Spain’s Carl Salvadores Fuents placed third in 2:28.63.
Later in the day, Hiroki Uchida of Japan won the ski jump with 218.5 points after jumps of 84 meters and 82.5 meters. Thomas Mueller of West Germany finished second with 213.6 points and Alexander Prosvirnin of the Soviet Union was third with 209.1 points.