JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) _ Gary Broadhead won the first individual gold medal at the World Archery Championships in the the men’s compound division by defeating fellow American John Vozzy 110-106 in Friday’s final.
The bronze medal was won by Australian Phillip Tremelling, who defeated American Tom Crowe 110-109.
In the final featured 70-meter distance shots with 12 arrows. Broadhead scored three perfect points against one by Vozzy, who beat Crowe 112-107 in the semifinals.
The tournament is a qualifying event for next year’s Olympics.
TOKYO (AP) _ Troy Neel hit his 13th home run as the Orix Bluewave beat the defending champion Seibu Lions 6-1 at Kobe Stadium on Friday.
At Fukuoka Dome, Kevin Mitchell’s run-scoring double highlighted a five-run seventh as the Fukuoka Daiei Hawks beat the Kintetsu Buffaloes 9-6.
QUEBEC (AP) _ Quebec is getting an International Hockey League franchise.
The city lost its NHL franchise to Denver this year.
The minor league franchise will be in place by the fall of 1996.
The IHL had 17 teams last season and has already added the Orlando Solar Bears and San Francisco Spiders as expansion clubs. With Quebec, it will go to 20 teams and make four balanced divisions of five teams each.
YOSHII, Japan (AP) _ Ryoken Kawagishi and Kazuhiko Hosokawa both shot 67s for the second day in a row Friday and shared a two-shot lead after two rounds of the $1.1 million Sanko Grand Summer tournament.
The two started the round three shots off the pace.
Hideto Shigenobu and Seiichi Koizumi fired 66s, the day’s best score, and were two shots behind the co-leaders at 136 along with Taisuke Kitajima and Frankie Minoza of the Philippines.
TOJO, Japan (AP) _ Aki Takamura, winless in four seasons on the Japan LPGA tour, fired a 6-under-par 66 Friday to take a three-shot lead after the first round Mizuno Ladies Tournament.
Yuko Moriguchi was second after a 69 on the 6,488-yard Asahi Kokusai Tojo Country Club course.