April 30, 1992 |
From 4-1 ahead to 3-4 behind, New Zealand will be sailing to avoid elimination in the America's Cup today. Il Moro di Venezia's 20-second victory Wednesday put the Italians in position to win the best-of-nine challenger finals. There was a turnabout in the defender finals, also.
July 8, 1992 |
Forward Greg Anderson of the Denver Nuggets, an unrestricted free agent, will sign a three-year contract worth more than $6 million with Caserta of Italy, a Houston television station reported.
July 12, 1992 |
Gianfranco Rosi of Italy maintained his International Boxing Federation super-welterweight championship with a 12-round split decision over Gilbert Dele of France at Monte Carlo. Rosi, 35, had a 114-111 edge from American judge Dan O'Neil and a 116-114 margin from Helmut Mohmert of Germany. Torben Hansen of Denmark scored it 114-113 in favor of Dele. Rosi (56-3) defended his IBF crown for the ninth time since he became champion in July of 1989. He came into the fight weighing 152 1/4 pounds.
March 8, 1992 |
Primo Nebiolo, president of track and field's international governing body, received his long-sought appointment to the International Olympic Committee on Saturday at Lausanne, Switzerland. IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch made the announcement at a council meeting of the International Amateur Athletic Federation, which Nebiolo heads. "It is necessary to strengthen still further the existing close ties between the IAAF and the IOC," an IOC statement said.
August 15, 1990 |
Laker officials confirmed Tuesday that their No. 1 draft choice, 6-foot-11 Elden Campbell, is in Italy at the training camp of the Phonola Caserta team, but said they have been told it's only a fact-finding trip. "We knew in advance he was going over there," said Mitch Kupchak, Laker assistant general manager. "We have talked to his representatives. The understanding that we have is that it's just a trip to explore the opportunity.