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Masters 2021: Hideki Matsuyama claims one-shot victory at Augusta National

Masters 2021: Hideki Matsuyama claims one-shot victory at Augusta National

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-10 H Matsuyama (Jpn); -9 W Zalatoris (US); -7 J Spieth (US), X Schauffele (US); -6 J Rahm (Spa), M Leishman (Aus); -5 J Rose (Eng); -4 P Reed (US), C Conners (Can)Selected others: -2 R MacIntyre (Sco); -1 T Hatton (Eng); Level S Lowry (Ire); +1 P Casey (Eng), I Poulter (Eng); +2 M Fitzpatrick (Eng), M Wallace (Eng); +5 B DeChambeau (US)Hideki Matsuyama held off the field to win the Masters by one stroke at Augusta National and become the first Japanese man to claim a major title.Matsuyama had a four-shot lead heading into the final day and, despite some nervy moments on Sunday, shot a one-over 73 to win on 10 under par.American debutant Will Zalatoris was his closest challenger on nine under.England's Justin Rose, who led for two rounds, faded in the final 18 holes with a two-over 74 to e...
South Korea’s opposition party sweeps to victory in key mayoral races

South Korea’s opposition party sweeps to victory in key mayoral races

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SEOUL, April 7 (UPI) -- South Korea's ruling Democratic Party was severely beaten at the polls as its mayoral candidates in the two largest cities, Seoul and Busan, lost by-elections widely seen as a bellwether for next year's presidential race. The Democratic Party's candidate in the capital city of Seoul, Park Young-sun, was defeated by her People Power Party opponent Oh Se-hoon on Wednesday by a margin of 57.5% to 39%, according to final results released by the National Election Commission. Advertisement Oh was mayor of Seoul from 2006 until 2011, when he resigned over a failed effort to restrict the city's free school lunch program. In Busan, a city of 3.5 million people, the PPP candidate Park Heong-joon beat the Democratic Party's Kim Young-choon 63% to 34%. For voters, the mayoral...
Jesse Lingard heroics see West Ham leapfrog Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool as thrilling victory over Wolves takes Gary Neville by surprise

Jesse Lingard heroics see West Ham leapfrog Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool as thrilling victory over Wolves takes Gary Neville by surprise

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Jesse Lingard stole the show with a wonderful performance during West Ham’s thrilling 3-2 victory over Wolves as the Hammers climbed into the top four. The Hammers forward, on loan from Manchester United, scored a contender for goal of the season before magical pieces of skill helped create two more goals for the visitors – converted by Pablo Fornals and Jarrod Bowen. AFP Lingard now has six goals in his opening eight Premier League games for West Ham AFP Lingard produced a wonderful run and finish to open the scoring But despite leading by three inside 38 minutes, a thrilling game filled with spectacular goals was far from over. Lingard ran from his own half to score the opener, but Adama Tra...
Lionel Messi moves in front of Luis Suarez at top of LaLiga scoring charts with brilliant brace in victory over Elche

Lionel Messi moves in front of Luis Suarez at top of LaLiga scoring charts with brilliant brace in victory over Elche

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Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Elche to move within five points of La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid. The Argentine superstar returned to the top of the LaLiga scoring charts with his double, going two clear of his close pal and former teammate Luis Suarez. Getty Images - Getty Messi found the bottom corner to open the scoring from Martin Braithwaite’s backheel after the break.The Man City-linked forward then doubled the lead 20 minutes later, finishing smartly after a wonderful solo run and pass from Dutchman Frenkie de Jong. Left-back Jordi Alba wrapped up the win at the Camp Nou shortly after when he converted from Braithwaite’s header. NEWS Man City ease to...

Crystal Palace seal dramatic smash-and-grab victory at Brighton, fans back in stadiums for final day of Premier League season, ‘Mourinho NOT to blame for Tottenham crisis’, Rice wants Lingard to stay at West Ham – football news and gossip LIVE

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wow, what a weekend of Premier League action that was. From Everton’s historic victory over Liverpool at Anfield, to West Ham’s thrilling win against Tottenham, Man City beating Arsenal to make it 18 wins in a row and Bruno Fernandes continuing his stunning form as Manchester United beat Newcastle. And if that wasn’t good enough […] talkSPORT