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Bubba bags second Masters title with three-shot victory at Augusta

By Gary Anderson

April 13 - Bubba Watson secured his second Green Jacket in three years after winning the US Masters at Augusta ©Getty Images American Bubba Watson shot a final round 69 to claim his second US Masters title in three years at Augusta National Golf Club, holding off the challenge of debutants Jordan Speith and Sweden's Jonas Blixt on his way to victory.

Final day of Para-cycling Track World Championships sees more success for British riders

By Gary Anderson

April 13 - Britain once again dominated at the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Mexico claiming three more world titles ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe final day of action at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Track World Championships concluded with three more world titles for Great Britain, who ended the event as the top ranked nation with seven gold, one silver and two bronze medals.

Glasgow 2014 drop plans to blow up tower blocks during Opening Ceremony

By Duncan Mackay

A plan to blow up five blocks of Red Road Towers as part of the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony has been dropped following public protests ©Glasgow 2014April 13 - A plan by Glasgow 2014 to feature the live demolition of five tower blocks during the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games has been abandoned following a public outcry, it was announced today.

Exclusive: Barcelona, Doha and Eugene set to bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships

By Duncan Mackay

There are expected to be three bidders for the 2019 IAAF World Championships ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - Barcelona, Doha and Eugene are all set to bid for the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships. 

Exclusive: London was never going to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games, admits chief executive

By Mike Rowbottom

Adam PakerApril 13 - London was never going to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, despite being encouraged to do so by the city's Mayor Boris Johnson, Commonwealth Games England (CGE) chief executive Adam Paker has admitted. 

Amsterdam's 2028 Olympic ambitions "put to sleep" but could be revived later

By Paul Osborne

Amsterdam's ambitions to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been put to sleep for the forseeable future ©Holland luchtfoto/AFP/Getty ImagesApril 13 - Amsterdam's ambitions to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been "put to sleep" but not forgotten as their early strides into a potential Olympic bid helped to unite the nation's major cities.

Cuba into WSB semi-finals despite defecting member

By Emily Goddard

Marcos Forestal has defected from his Cuban team ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - The Cuba Domadores have booked their place in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals despite one of the team members defecting.

Kenyan double as debutants struggle in London Marathon

By Duncan Mackay at the Tower Hotel in London

World record holder Wilson Kipsang on his way to victory at the Virgin London Marathon ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - World record holder Wilson Kipsang won the Virgin Money London Marathon as Edna Kiplagat claimed the women's race to make it a Kenyan double on a day debutants Mo Farah and Tirunesh Dibaba both found out about the harsh realities of running 26.2 miles.

McFadden takes women's wheelchair London Marathon title just weeks after Sochi success

By Paul Osborne at the Tower Hotel in London

Tatyana McFadden dominated the women's race dropping the field early on to finish over a minute and a half ahead of closest rival Manuela Schär ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - Tatyana McFadden dominated the women's wheelchair race at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon today just weeks after taking silver on the slopes of Sochi, while Marcel Hug claimed the men's title ahead of Britain's David Weir. 
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