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"Australian is a proud sporting nation, and this is one notch in the belt we never got", said a triumphant Adam Scott after he ended more than a half-century of Australian misery at the US Masters in Augusta.


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Calm under pressure, Scott pulled off the biggest putts of his career, holing a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff with Angel Cabrera, and then sealing the championship with a 12-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole.


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Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was in imperious form as he took the chequered flag at the Chinese Grand Prix ahead of  Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton.


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"It was a fantastic race for us from the start. There were no big problems and the tyre degradation was better than expected. It feels great," said the double champion.


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"The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why the hell did this happen?!? Makes no damn sense. Now I'm supposed to come back from this and be the same player Or better at 35?!?" LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant shares his frustration on Facebook after being ruled out for the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. 


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English leaders Manchester United took a step closer to the Premier League title with victory at Stoke City that saw them re-establish a 15-point lead over bitter rivals Manchester City. 


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Meanwhile Manchester City reached a second FA Cup final in three seasons with a pulsating 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Wembley. 


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And in Spain, a new-look Barcelona swept aside Real Zaragoza 3-0 at La Romareda. Manager Tito Vilanova made six changes from the side that beat PSG in the Champions League last week, resting Lionel Messi ahead of their semi-final showdown against Bayern Munich.


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Tilahun Regassa led an Ethiopian 1-2 to win the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, breaking away around six kilometres from the line to finish alone in just his second race over the distance.



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"Australian is a proud sporting nation, and this is one notch in the belt we never got", said a triumphant Adam Scott after he ended more than a half-century of Australian misery at the US Masters in Augusta.;*;Calm under pressure, Scott pulled off the biggest putts of his career, holing a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff with Angel Cabrera, and then sealing the championship with a 12-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole.;*;Ferrari\(***)s Fernando Alonso was in imperious form as he took the chequered flag at the Chinese Grand Prix ahead of  Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes\(***) Lewis Hamilton.;*;"It was a fantastic race for us from the start. There were no big problems and the tyre degradation was better than expected. It feels great," said the double champion.;*;"The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why the hell did this happen?!? Makes no damn sense. Now I\(***)m supposed to come back from this and be the same player Or better at 35?!?" LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant shares his frustration on Facebook after being ruled out for the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. ;*;English leaders Manchester United took a step closer to the Premier League title with victory at Stoke City that saw them re-establish a 15-point lead over bitter rivals Manchester City. ;*;Meanwhile Manchester City reached a second FA Cup final in three seasons with a pulsating 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Wembley. ;*;And in Spain, a new-look Barcelona swept aside Real Zaragoza 3-0 at La Romareda. Manager Tito Vilanova made six changes from the side that beat PSG in the Champions League last week, resting Lionel Messi ahead of their semi-final showdown against Bayern Munich.;*;Tilahun Regassa led an Ethiopian 1-2 to win the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, breaking away around six kilometres from the line to finish alone in just his second race over the distance. Daylife ID:
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"Australian is a proud sporting nation, and this is one notch in the belt we never got", said a triumphant Adam Scott after he ended more than a half-century of Australian misery at the US Masters in Augusta.

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"Australian is a proud sporting nation, and this is one notch in the belt we never got", said a triumphant Adam Scott after he ended more than a half-century of Australian misery at the US Masters in Augusta.

GOLF-US-MASTERS-SCOTT
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Calm under pressure, Scott pulled off the biggest putts of his career, holing a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff with Angel Cabrera, and then sealing the championship with a 12-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole.

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Calm under pressure, Scott pulled off the biggest putts of his career, holing a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff with Angel Cabrera, and then sealing the championship with a 12-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole.

GOLF-US-MASTERS-SCOTT
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Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was in imperious form as he took the chequered flag at the Chinese Grand Prix ahead of  Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton.

Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:46:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=0ctg8uP9KfcBGClive MasonGetty ImagesGetty Images

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was in imperious form as he took the chequered flag at the Chinese Grand Prix ahead of  Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton.

F1 Grand Prix of China - Race
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"It was a fantastic race for us from the start. There were no big problems and the tyre degradation was better than expected. It feels great," said the double champion.

Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:42:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=0dpL1i42xP6DBED JONESAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

"It was a fantastic race for us from the start. There were no big problems and the tyre degradation was better than expected. It feels great," said the double champion.

AUTO-PRIX-CHN-F1
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"The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why the hell did this happen?!? Makes no damn sense. Now I'm supposed to come back from this and be the same player Or better at 35?!?" LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant shares his frustration on Facebook after being ruled out for the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. 

Sat, 13 Apr 2013 05:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=0fIi3GL5zv5IfJeff GrossGetty ImagesGetty Images

"The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why the hell did this happen?!? Makes no damn sense. Now I'm supposed to come back from this and be the same player Or better at 35?!?" LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant shares his frustration on Facebook after being ruled out for the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. 

Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers
Manchester United's Carrick looks on as his shot goes into the goal past Stoke City goalkeeper Begovic during their English Premier League soccer match at Britannia Stadiumhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=08FbaC31qi7Pz

English leaders Manchester United took a step closer to the Premier League title with victory at Stoke City that saw them re-establish a 15-point lead over bitter rivals Manchester City. 

Sun, 14 Apr 2013 14:48:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=08FbaC31qi7PzEDDIE KEOGHREUTERSReuters Pictures

English leaders Manchester United took a step closer to the Premier League title with victory at Stoke City that saw them re-establish a 15-point lead over bitter rivals Manchester City. 

Manchester United's Carrick looks on as his shot goes into the goal past Stoke City goalkeeper Begovic during their English Premier League soccer match at Britannia Stadium
Chelsea v Manchester City - FA Cup Semi Finalhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=01O674CeZyaHR

Meanwhile Manchester City reached a second FA Cup final in three seasons with a pulsating 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Wembley. 

Sun, 14 Apr 2013 18:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=01O674CeZyaHRMike HewittGetty ImagesGetty Images

Meanwhile Manchester City reached a second FA Cup final in three seasons with a pulsating 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Wembley. 

Chelsea v Manchester City - FA Cup Semi Final
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And in Spain, a new-look Barcelona swept aside Real Zaragoza 3-0 at La Romareda. Manager Tito Vilanova made six changes from the side that beat PSG in the Champions League last week, resting Lionel Messi ahead of their semi-final showdown against Bayern Munich.

Sun, 14 Apr 2013 19:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=009w3j531wevXLLUIS GENEAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

And in Spain, a new-look Barcelona swept aside Real Zaragoza 3-0 at La Romareda. Manager Tito Vilanova made six changes from the side that beat PSG in the Champions League last week, resting Lionel Messi ahead of their semi-final showdown against Bayern Munich.

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Tilahun Regassa led an Ethiopian 1-2 to win the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, breaking away around six kilometres from the line to finish alone in just his second race over the distance.

Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:42:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/In-Pictures%3A-A-week-of-sport?image_id=08mpbjrdIM1AfROBIN UTRECHTEPAEPA Images

Tilahun Regassa led an Ethiopian 1-2 to win the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, breaking away around six kilometres from the line to finish alone in just his second race over the distance.

Rotterdam Marathon


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