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Anderson stars as England win

St George's, Grenada: England ended a wait of two-and-a-half years and 10 matches for Test success away from home with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies in the second Test early this morning.

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BARCELONA: Holder Kei Nishikori booked a place in the final of the Barcelona Open by sweeping past Slovak Martin Klizan 6-1 6-2 yesterday.

Fernandinho lifts City to tough win

London: Fernandinho volleyed in a dramatic 89th-minute winner as Manchester City edged FA Cup finalists Aston Villa 3-2 yesterday to reclaim second place in the Premier League table.

Wozniacki takes on Kerber in final

BERLIN: World number five Caroline Wozniacki needed nearly three hours to break the resistance of second seed Simona Halep of Romania 7-5 5-7 6-2 yesterday and reach the Stuttgart Grand Prix final for the second time in five years.

Rockets edge out Dallas to take 3-0 lead

DALLAS: Houston's James Harden and Dwight Howard set personal playoff bests in points and rebounds respectively as the Rockets edged Dallas 130-128 on Friday to take a 3-0 lead in the all-Texan NBA first-round playoff series.

Ding topples Higgins to reach last eight

SHEFFIELD, UK: China's Ding Junhui moved into the quarter-finals of the World Championships for just the third time after battling back to defeat John Higgins 13-9 in Sheffield yesterday.

Jockey McCoy denied victories in emotional farewell

LONDON: A.P. McCoy, the jump jockey who has created a remarkable sporting legend in Britain, failed to ride one final winner to mark the end of his peerless career yesterday, but it hardly mattered to the thousands who flocked to salute the tearful 'Champ'.

Khaldi bags 100m gold for Bahrain

Bahrain's Hajer Al Khaldi won the gold medal in the women's 100 metres while her teammate Kimi Adekoya reigned supreme in the 400 metres yesterday in the second day of the 19th Arab Athletics Championship for Men's and Women's, being held at the Khalifa Sports City Stadium.

Mick Schumacher is best rookie on debut

BERLIN: Michael Schumacher's 16-year-old son Mick collected the trophy for best rookie on his motor racing debut yesterday after finishing ninth in a German Formula Four race.

Chennai outplay Punjab

CHENNAI, India: Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs last night in an Indian Premier League match last night.

Shahid gets Bangladesh Test call

DHAKA: Bangladesh included uncapped fast bowler Mohammad Shahid in their 14-man squad announced yesterday for the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna.

Neymar and Messi set up Barca victory

MADRID: Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona produced a sensational first-half performance to take a huge step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol yesterday.

Pacquiao gear demand soar

MANILA: Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 mega fight with Floyd Mayweather, with Philippine retailers struggling to cope with demand from fans snapping up any paraphernalia they could find.

US sink Canada to reach final

ZUG, Switzerland: The United States defeated Canada 7-2 yesterday to advance to the final of the under-18 world hockey championship.

Sabah rallies past Al Owais in third round

BAHRAIN's Habeeb Sabah defeated Kuwait's Mubarak Al Owais 4-2 yesterday in the third round of the 31st Asian Snooker Championship being held in Kuala Lumpur until April 30.

Al Khatri wins endurance race

FAHAD Al Khatri raced to victory in the Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Endurance Night Race at Bahrain International Endurance Village.

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