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Inter Milan 2 - 5 Schalke 04
Rome, April 6 (BNA) -- Schalke hit three second-half goals to deal Inter Milan's hopes of retaining the Champions League a huge blow in the quarter-final first leg in Italy.
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2015 Cricket World Cup is reduced to 10 teams
London, April 5 (BNA) -- The International Cricket Council has confirmed its decision to cut team numbers for the World Cup from 14 to 10 starting with the 2015 tournament.
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Asian Senior Judo Championship will kick off in Abu Dhabi tomorrow
Abu Dhabi, April 4 (BNA) -- Asian Senior Judo Championship 2011 will kick off in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday with the participation of 300 players representing 32 countries. The event is taking place in the UAE Wrestling, Judo and Jiu Jitsu Federation Main Hall in Abu Dhabi and will last for three days.
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Unbeaten Novak Djokovic beats Rafa Nadal in Miami final
London, April 4 (BNA) -- Novak Djokovic extended his unbeaten start to 2011 with a magnificent victory over world number one Rafael Nadal in the Sony Ericsson Open final. The Serbian, 23, came through 4-6 6-3 7-6 (7-4) to claim his seventh Masters Series win, his fourth title of the year and take his 2011 record to 24-0.
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West Ham 2 - 4 Man Utd
London, April 3 (BNA) -- Wayne Rooney's hat-trick inspired Premier League leaders Manchester United to fight back from two goals down to beat West Ham. A Patrice Evra handball and Nemanja Vidic foul on Carlton Cole allowed Mark Noble to twice score from the spot for the relegation-battling Hammers. Vidic escaped a red card for a foul on Demba Ba before Rooney curled in a free-kick and powered in a shot. A Rooney penalty put the visitors ahead and Javier Hernandez poked in a fourth. The importance of the win was signified as United increased their lead over Arsenal, who were held by Blackburn, to seven points and moved 11 points in front of a Chelsea side held 1-1 at Stoke as their rivals slipped up in the later games.
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India power past Sri Lanka to Cricket World Cup triumph
Mumbai, April 3 (BNA) -- India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in a pulsating final to deliver World Cup glory to their cricket-mad population for the first time since 1983. Sri Lanka smashed 91 from their last 10 overs to post 274-6 in Mumbai, with Mahela Jayawardene making a superb 103. India lost Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar early on but Gautam Gambhir and Mahendra Dhoni rebuilt the innings. Gambhir was out for 97, but captain Dhoni's brilliant unbeaten 91 led India to a famous win with 10 balls to spare.
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Lucas Leiva signs long-term Liverpool contract
London, March 31 (BNA) -- Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva has signed a new long-term deal at the club. The 24-year-old, signed from Gremio for ?5m in 2007, has been rewarded for his impressive displays this season. Lucas has taken on more responsibility since the departures of Xabi Alonso and Javier Mascherano and played his 100th league game for the Reds in February. Boss Kenny Dalglish said: "Since I came in he has been a great asset to the team and has done tremendously well."
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Cricket World Cup: India beat Pakistan to reach final
New Delhi, March 31 (BNA) -- India booked a place against Sri Lanka in Saturday's World Cup final after beating Pakistan by 29 runs in Mohali. Virender Sehwag (38) hit nine fours and Sachin Tendulkar, reprieved by referral and dropped four times, looked set for his 100th international century. He was out for 85 from 115 balls as India compiled 260-9, left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz with a career-best 5-46, BBC reported. Mohammad Hafeez struck 43 and Misbah-ul-Haq made a defiant 56 but Pakistan were all out for 231 in the final over.
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Madrid court bars Spanish football league strike
Madrid, March 30 (BNA) -- Spain's league programme will go ahead as planned this weekend after a Madrid court upheld a challenge by six clubs against a proposed strike.
2011/03/30 More
Man Utd boss Ferguson foresees FA Cup semi-final 'chaos'
Manchester, March 30 (BNA) -- Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has predicted "absolute chaos" during FA Cup semi-final weekend.
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