BANGKOK, Reuter: The 1987 King’s cup boxing championships begin here with the Soviet Union, the defending champions, looking for a repeat victory.

Fresh from their President’s Cup success in Indonesia where they won seven of the 12 weight divisions, the Russians are contesting all 12 weight divisions here as well.

“We have brought a strong team because we intend to win the cup again”, said Soviet team manaver F. Martinov.

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, (Reuter): A dazzling second cricket stand of 165 between master batsman Sunil Gavaskar and Azharuddin steered India to an emphatic seven wicket triumph over Australia in the Sharjah Cup Cricket Tournament.

SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: A century stand between Javed Miandad and Mudassar Nazar powered Pakistan to a six wicket win over Australia in the second match.

Article extracted from this publication >>  April 10, 1987