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    Scheffler clings to lead as back-nine Masters drama begins

    Top-ranked Scottie Scheffler clung to a one-stroke lead in Sunday's final round of the Masters as the last group made the turn at Augusta National, setting the stage for a tension-packed back-nine shootout.Scheffler, the oddsmakers' top choice, could match 15-time major champion Tiger Woods as the only players to win the Masters twice while atop the world rankings.

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    Leverkusen win first Bundesliga crown, breaking Bayern's 11-year run

    Bayer Leverkusen lifted the Bundesliga title for the first time in their 120-year history on Sunday, a 5-0 victory over Werder Bremen breaking Bayern Munich's 11-year stranglehold on the German top flight.Leverkusen are now on 79 points -- the best tally after 29 games in German league history -- and are 16 clear of second-placed Bayern and third-placed Stuttgart.

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    Rohit ton in vain as Chennai beat Mumbai in IPL

    India's Rohit Sharma hit an unbeaten 105 but his Mumbai Indians fell 20 runs short as they tried to chase down a big target set by holders Chennai Super Kings in a battle of IPL heavyweights on Sunday.Mumbai started well with Rohit and Ishan Kishan putting on 70 runs for the first wicket before Pathirana hit back.

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    Masters drama intensifies as three US co-leaders tee off

    Top-ranked Scottie Scheffler, 2020 US Open champion Bryson DeChambeau and fellow American Max Homa teed off in Saturday's third round of the Masters as co-leaders in near-perfect conditions.Major champions under par also included American Collin Morikawa, the 2020 PGA Championship and 2021 British Open champion who opened with a birdie to reach 4-under, and LIV's Cameron Smith, an Australian who won the 2022 British Open and birdied the third to reach 2-under.

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    I Am Maximus gives 'lucky boy' Townsend maiden Grand National win

    I Am Maximus added the Grand National to his Irish National win last year to give trainer Willie Mullins his second victory in the world's greatest steeplechase at Aintree on Saturday.For owner JP McManus, whose several grand children joined in the prize giving ceremony, it was his third victory.  

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    Fraser-McGurk shines on IPL debut as Delhi thrash Lucknow

    Jake Fraser-McGurk smashed a half-century on his Indian Premier League debut as Delhi Capitals thrashed Lucknow Super Giants by six wickets on Friday to reignite their hopes in the money-spinning T20 competition.It was the first half-century this IPL season for Badoni, who hit one six and five fours. abh/dj

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    Arsenal braced for Emery reunion as title race heats up

    Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City are locked in a tense battle for Premier League supremacy, with Unai Emery threatening the Gunners' grip on top spot and Phil Foden taking centre stage for the champions.Young guns eye key roles for Man City and Liverpool Phil Foden has hit peak form just in time to lead Manchester City's charge towards a second successive treble, underlined by his brilliant goal in Tuesday's 3-3 Champions League quarter-final first-leg draw at Real Madrid.

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