From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Eduard Haemaelainen of Belarus set a personal best of 8,735 points in winning the decathlon at a multi-event competition in Goetzis, Austria, while Sabine Braun of Germany posted her fourth heptathlon victory at Moesle stadium.


New Zealand Endeavor, benefiting from strong winds on its more northerly route, took over the lead on the final leg of the Whitbread Round the World Race as the fleet was about 1,600 miles from the finish at Southampton, England.

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