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January 26, 1985

Undated (AP) _ BANGALORE, India (AP) -Brad Cherry of the United States defeated Switzerland’s Marc Krippendorf 6-4, 6-4 Saturday to move into Sunday’s final of the $37,500 Indian Satellite tennis tournament against Vasu Devan of India, who defeated Sadiq Abdullahi of Nigeria 5-7, 6-3, 7-6. ---

COCHIN, India (AP) - South Korea and Morocco tied 2-2 Saturday in the Jawaharlal Nehru Gold Cup international soccer tournament. ---

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Japan defeated China 1-0 and South Korea played a scoreless tie with Malaysia Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Second Asia Cup hockey tournament. On Sunday, Japan will take on former World Cup champion India and South Korea will play Pakistan. ---

LONDON (AP) - York City, a third-division team, created one of the greatest upsets in English soccer history Saturday by knocking mighty Arsenal out of the Football Association Cup with a 1-0 victory.

A penalty by Keith Houschen with 30 seconds to play did in the first- division giant. Steve Williams, Arsenal’s England international midfielder, hauled Keith Houschen down inside the penalty area and the York striker scored from the spot. ---

BRETTON WOODS, N.H. (AP) - Pal Sjulstad of Norway outdistanced 400 other cross-country skiers Saturday to win the second Presidential Ski Chase marathon in 2 hours, 45 minutes, 57 seconds.

Former Olympian Beth Paxson of Shelburne, Vt., skiing her first marathon, finished the 50-kilometer course in 3:21:09 to take the women’s title.

Sjulstad and fellow Rossignol Ski Team members took the top three honors in the men’s race.Howie Bean of Wolfeboro, N.H., last year’s winner and the leader midway this year, finished fourth.

The race is part of an eight-series competition called the Great American Ski Chase. Winners in each of nine age groups are named to the American Marathon Team. ---

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - Abbi Fisher of Conway won a super giant slalom in her pro debut Saturday at the $15,-000 Michelob Light Cup race of the Women’s Pro Ski Racing Tour.

Fisher earned $1,500 in the competition, a combination downhill-giant slalom, run for the first time on the women’s tour.

Fisher overcame a .04-second deficit in the semi-final heat to beat Bente Dahlum of Norway and move into the finals against Cathy Bruce of Stratton, Vt.

The competition continues Sunday with slalom racing before the tour moves to Westford, Mass., Feb. 1-3.

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