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September 25, 1994

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) _ Anfernee Hardaway of the Orlando Magic scored 37 points Sunday to lead one team of NBA stars and Japanese players to a 114-113 victory against a similarly stocked team in a basketball exhibition.

Jerome Kersey of the Portland Trailblazers added 36 points for the victors.

Alonzo Mourning of the Charlotte Hornets had 42 points and Lindsey Hunter of the Detroit Pistons had 34 for the losers.

The game, which followed NBA exhibitions and player clinics in China and South Korea, was played before 12,000 fans.


TOKYO (AP) - Glenn Braggs doubled home the first run in a three-run first inning as the Yokohama Baystars beat the Central League-leading Yomiuri Giants 3-1 in Japanese League baseball on Sunday.

The Giants’ loss, coupled with the Chunichi Dragons’ 6-1 victory against the Hiroshima Toya Carp, left the Giants and Dragons just one game apart in the Central League standings with six game remaining in the regular season.

In the Pacific League, The Seibu Lions scored three times in the ninth inning to beat the a tie game and beat the Nippon Ham Fighters 8-5, moving the Lions within one victory oif clinching their fifth straight league pennant.

Also, Ichiri Suzuki of Orix went 2-for-5 in the Bluewave’s 7-3 victory against the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks to maintain his league-leading .389 batting average. Suzuki boosted his hit total to a Japanese record 206.


AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) - Tesfaye Eticha of Ethiopia outran more than 5,000 others Sunday and won the Amsterdam City Marathon in 2 hours, 15 minutes, 56 seconds.

Nada Saktai of Tanzania was second in the race along the city’s scenic boulevards and famous museums, finishing in 2:16:01, and Elgin Mokale of South Africa was third in 2:17:51.

Barbara Kamp of the Netherlands won the women’s race in 2:51:57, followed by another Dutch woman, Agnes Hijman, who ran 2:52:23. Mertine McColl was third among the women in 3:18:18.

About 5,050 runners participated in the annual marathon.


BERLIN (AP) - Antonio Pinto of Portugal ran away from Sammy Nyangincha of Kenya on Sunday and won the 21st Berlin Marathon, while Katrin Doerre-Heinig of Germany delighted onlookers by setting a women’s course record.

Some 1.2 million people lined Berlin streets to watch the 28-year-old Pinto pull away from the field of 16,124 as the sun burned through overcast skies. He finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 31 seconds.

Nyagincha finished 19 seconds later, followed by Antopnio Serrano Sanchez of Spain at 2:09:13.

Doerre-Heining, a three-time winner of the London Marathon, ran alone over the flat course through east and west Berlin and finished in 2:25:14, improving her personal best by nine seconds. She won $18,000 for finishing first and another $13,500 for establishing a new course record.


HONG KONG (AP) - Win L. F. Chung became the first woman jockey ever to win a race in Hong Kong, riding Irish mount Free Zone to victory in a 1,000-meter race at the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Shatin track.

Chung, 19, beat 11 other riders in the race on Saturday. She is one of two women apprentice jockeys in Hong Kong and the first woman to win a race since here professional racing began in this British colony in the 1970s.

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