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February 15, 1986

Undated (AP) _ TOKYO (AP) - A Soviet Union all-star team beat the Canadian Olympic team 4-2 Saturday in an exhibition ice hockey game before 2,000 spectators at Higashifushimi Ice Arena.

Anatoly Emelin, Konstantin Polozov, Yuri Nikonov and Sergei Vostrikov scored for the Soviets while Chris Felix and Cliff Ronning tallied for the Canadians.


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The U.S. men’s national volleyball team defeated the Cuban national team 15-7, 7-15, 15-9, 15-12 Friday.

The match a crowd of 3,021 at the Omaha Civic Auditorium was the first in a seven-city tour for the teams.


OBERSTDORF, West Germany (AP) - Allar Lewandi of the Soviet Union won the jump and 15-kilometer race combination in Nordic skiing competition Saturday.

The event did not count toward standings in this year’s World Cup Nordic ski circuit.

Lewandi, 20, was world junior champion last year while a member of the Soviet Nordic ski junior team.

Joerg Beetz of East Germany clocked the best time - 42 minutes, 13.3 seconds - in Saturday’s 15-kilometer sprint. Lewandi finished fourth, but his superior combined performance gave him a leading 429.91 points for the day.

On Friday, two-time world champion Gunde Svan of Sweden powered his way to victory in a 50-kilometer World Cup race here and took a virtually unassailable lead in overall standings with 120 points.


LONDON (AP) - For the second successive year, York City of the Third Division held Liverpool of the First Division to a 1-1 draw in the fifth round of the English F.A. Cup Saturday as freezing weather conditions caused postponement of 35 British and Scottish soccer matches.

The four English Cup matches that were played ended in ties and will be replayed next week. The postponed matches also will be played next week, weather permitting, with quarterfinal places at stake.

Luton and Arsenal drew 2-2, Fourth Division Peterborough United’s home match with Second Division Brighton ended the same way and Second Division Millwall played a scoreless draw at First Division Southampton.


NEW YORK (AP) - Valerie Brisco-Hooks, winner of three gold medals in the 1984 Olympics, will double in the 220-yard dash and 440-yard race in the USA- Mobil Indoor track and Field Championships Feb. 28 at Madison Square Garden, meet officials announced Saturday.

The meet is the climax of the $150,000 Indoor Grand Prix season.

In the 1984 Los Angeles Games, Brisco-Hooks became the first athlete to win Olympic gold medals in the 200 meters and 400 meters. She also won a gold in the 1,600-meter relay.

Brisco-Hooks owns world indoor bests at 220 yards (22.95 seconds) and 500 yards (1:02.37).


EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Scotland posted a 33-6 victory over England in the Five Nations rugby union championship before a crowd of 58,000 at Murrayfield Saturday.

Scotland now has won two of its three Five Nations matches, with an away match against Ireland to come.

In Dublin, Wales overcame an eight-point halftime deficit and beat defending champion Ireland 19-12 at Lansdowne Road. The victory was Wales’ second in the Five Nations competition.

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