Reuters: Sports News 8 April 2018

'Captain America' Reed swaps cap for Green Jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Patrick Reed fought off furious back-nine challenges from Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler to record a one-shot victory at the U.S. Masters on Sunday, trading in his 'Captain America' cap for a Green Jacket.

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Reed Masters win no surprise, nor McIlroy's putting meltdown

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - The 2018 U.S. Masters won by Patrick Reed did not end with a seismic shift in the golfing landscape but instead served as a reminder of how evenly-matched the world's top players are in an era where Tiger Woods' dominance is a thing of the past.

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Vettel wins tense Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari

MANAMA (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel held on by the skin of his teeth to win a tense Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix in his 200th race start on Sunday.

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Hernandez earns West Ham a valuable point at Chelsea

Substitute Javier Hernandez stole an equaliser to earn West Ham United an unlikely point in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

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Welbeck's double for Arsenal costs Southampton vital points

(Reuters) - Danny Welbeck's second goal of the game gave Arsenal a 3-2 win on Sunday and cost Southampton a draw they would have deserved in their struggle against relegation from the Premier League.

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Highlights on day five of the Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Highlights on day four of the Commonwealth Games on Monday (times GMT):

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Ronaldo on target in derby draw as Barca stretch Liga lead

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the 10th game in a row in Sunday's 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid but Antoine Griezmann struck back at the other end to keep his side four points ahead of their cross-city rivals in La Liga.

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Belgian rider Goolaerts dies following cardiac arrest

ROUBAIX/LILLE, France (Reuters) - Belgian rider Michael Goolaerts has died after suffering a cardiac arrest during the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic, his team Veranda's Willems-Crelan said in a statement on Sunday.

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Corinthians win state title after referee's about-face

(Reuters) - Corinthians won the Sao Paulo state championship on penalties on Sunday, but only after a bizarre episode when the referee awarded a penalty to Palmeiras and then changed his mind after an eight-minute long delay.

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Motorcycling - Crutchlow wins in Argentina to lead MotoGP championship

(Reuters) - Britain's Cal Crutchlow won the Argentine Grand Prix for the LCR Honda team on Sunday to lead the MotoGP world championship after two races.

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