* Arvind Parmar, the obscure English player who upset top-seeded Cedric Pioline of France in the first round, beat countryman Barry Cowan, 6-3, 6-4, in the second round of the Nottingham Open in England.
American Jan-Michael Gambill upset third-seeded Fabrice Santoro of France, 7-6 (7-0), 6-2.
* Patrick Rafter of Australia was leading Dutchman Sjeng Schalken, 6-3, 2-1, when rain halted play in the Heineken Trophy grass-court tennis tournament in Holland.
In the only other men's second-round match completed before the rain, No. 6 Karim Alami of Morocco defeated Markus Hantschk of Germany, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.
In the women's singles, second-seeded Sandrine Testud of France, who received a first-round bye, struggled through to the quarterfinals, ousting Belgian Justine Henin, 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 (7-1); No. 8 Ruxandra Dragomir of Romania beat Slovak Henrieta Nagyova, 6-4, 6-0; and Zimbabwe's Cara Black downed Thailand's Tamarine Tanasugarn, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.
COLLEGES Stromile Swift announced he will skip his last two years of college and enter next week's NBA draft.
The LSU sophomore entered his name in May but did not retain an agent, allowing him to keep his college eligibility. He had until 12:01 this morning to decide whether to go into the draft.
As a sophomore, Swift averaged 16.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, and nearly 3 blocked shots.
* Southern Methodist guard Jeryl Sasser, who recently worked out for the 76ers, said he would withdraw from the NBA draft and return to school for his senior year. Sasser had retained amateur status by not hiring an agent.
* Mike Monserez, a 6-foot-6 guard who played fewer than 10 minutes per game as a freshman, has left the Notre Dame basketball team and plans to transfer to another school to seek more playing time.
* Moravian announced the appointment of Paul Moyer as athletic director.
BOXING The British Boxing Board of Control announced it had granted Mike Tyson a license to fight, subject to the results of a prefight physical. The former heavyweight champion will meet Lou Savarese in Glasgow on Saturday night.
SWIMMING USA Swimming, concerned that some competitors may not have access to the full-length bodysuits that are revolutionizing the sport, will decide today whether to ban them from being used during the trials in August in Indianapolis.
* British swimming coach Cecil Russell was among four people arrested by police in Torremolinos, Spain, in a crackdown on the smuggling of Ecstasy tablets into the United States, police said.
Police did not identify three of the four detained and did not say on what day the arrests occurred, only that they were this week.
Russell and another man were arrested at the Olympic swimming pool, where police seized 513 Ecstasy tablets hidden in ceramic figurines that were to be mailed to the United States, police said.
CYCLING Francesco Secchiari of Italy won the ninth stage of the Tour de Suisse by more than 3 1/2 minutes, while Swiss rider Oscar Camenzind kept his 14-second overall lead intact with one day to go.
* Defending champion Lance Armstrong was among the nine cyclists selected for the United States Postal Service team in the Tour de France, which begins July 1. Armstrong capped a comeback from testicular cancer to win last year.
HORSE RACING Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey won for the first time in Europe, riding Dubai Millennium to an eight-length victory in the Prince of Wales's Stakes at the Royal Ascot meet in England.
SOCCER The U.S. women's team will play Italy on July 7 in Islip, N.Y., as part of its warm-up games for the Sydney Olympics.
The defending champions also will play Russia on Aug. 13 in Annapolis, Md.; Canada on Aug. 20 in Kansas City, Mo.; and Brazil on Sept. 1 in San Jose, Calif.