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In Pictures: A week of sport
A round-up of all the action from a busy week in sport.
"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.
15 Apr 2013
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.
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