TOKYO (AP) _ Randy Bass, formerly with the Texas Rangers, hit his 45th homer of the Japanese League baseball season to power the Hanshin Tigers to a 10-6 victory over the Yakult Swallows Sunday.
The Seibu Lions and the Kintetsu Buffaloes played to a 1-1 tie that was called by agreement after nine innings. The Buffaloes tied the game on a home run by former major leaguer David Green in the seventh.
VERSAILLES, France (AP) - Pierre Levisse of France won the 11th Paris- Versailles road race on Sunday, finishing first in a field of about 20,000 entrants over the 11-mile course.
Levisse’s winning time of 48 minutes, 50 seconds was comfortably ahead of Bernie Ford of England, who placed second in 49:05, followed by Ienan Ennis of Wales in 49:07.
Martine Fays of France placed first among the women with a time of 57:50, with Francoise Bonnet and Annie Juttel - both of France - second and third, respectively.
CHIBA, Japan (AP) - Japan’s veteran pro Yoko Kobayashi shot a 3-under-par 69 for a 214 total and won the $194,000 Asahi Cup women’s golf tournament by two strokes.
The 30-year-old Kobayashi started Sunday’s final round two strokes behind co-leaders Huang Yueh-chyn and Chen Li-ying, both of Taiwan, on the 6,118- yard, par-72 Kosaido Country Club course.
Kobayashi received $32,000.
Chen carded a 73 for a 216 and shared second place with compatriots Cheng Mei-chi and Huang Bie-shyun, and Japanese pros Atsuko Hikage and Miki Oda. Cheng posted a 69, and Huang fired a 71. Each of the five received $10,400.
Huang had a 75 for a 218 and shared ninth place with Masayo Fujimura of Japan. Wu Ming-yeh of Taiwan shot a 73 for a 217 total and tied for seventh place with Mariko Otani of Japan.
American Hollis Hartley had a 75 for 224.
MILAN, Italy (AP) - Jeff Martin of Canada won the Milan marathon Sunday, covering the 26 miles in 2 hours, 17 minutes and 4 seconds.
Martin was 20 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher, Vittorio Gambaretti of Italy. Domenico Massari of Italy was third.
Maria Masiletti of Italy won the women’s race in 2:47:11.