Reuters: Sports News 7 April 2018

Canada grieves after junior hockey team bus crash leaves 15 dead

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (Reuters) - Fifteen people were killed when a bus carrying a Canadian junior ice hockey team collided with a truck in Saskatchewan province, police said on Saturday, in one of the worst disasters to strike Canada's sporting community.

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Reed moves three clear at Masters as McIlroy lurks

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Patrick Reed used a pair of back-nine eagles to fight off a spirited charge from Rory McIlroy on Saturday and open up a three-shot cushion going into the final round of the U.S. Masters, where he will try to capture his first major title.

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Vettel storms to Bahrain pole as Ferrari complete front-row lockout

MANAMA (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position ahead of team mate Kimi Raikkonen as Ferrari locked out the front row in qualifying for Sunday's Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

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World champion Glaetzer eliminated after 'nightmare' blunder

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - World champion Matthew Glaetzer, favorite to win the men's sprint gold at the Commonwealth Games, crashed out of the preliminary rounds on Saturday after an "embarrassing" tactical blunder against Malaysian rank outsider Muhammad Sahrom.

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Red Bull’s Verstappen gets more power than bargained for

MANAMA (Reuters) - Max Verstappen blamed a sudden and unexpected spike in engine power for sending him spinning into the barriers in Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying.

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Toro Rosso’s Gasly stunned by Bahrain qualifying heroics

MANAMA (Reuters) - Pierre Gasly was as stunned as anyone after qualifying his Honda-powered Toro Rosso in sixth place for Sunday's Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

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Mercedes' Hamilton simply hoping for progress in Bahrain GP

MANAMA (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton went into the Bahrain Grand Prix favorite to make up for the win that was snatched away from him in Formula One's season opener in Australia, but the best the Briton is now hoping for in Sunday's race is simply a respectable finish.

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Emotional Campbell gets gold as Australia continue medal rush in pool

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Cate Campbell fought back tears at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday after winning her first individual medal since ending a self-imposed exile from swimming.

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Rallying: Ogier consolidates his lead in Corsica

PARIS (Reuters) - France's five times world rally champion Sebastien Ogier was heading for victory on home soil after extending his lead in Corsica on Saturday.

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