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Rose shines as Bulls rout Hawks

The Chicago Bulls advanced to their first NBA playoff semi-finals in 13 years as league MVP Derrick Rose scored 19 points in a 93-73 rout of the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday. Rose,

City rout Sunderland

LONDON – Manchester City moved into third place in the Premier League with a 5-0 demolition of Sunderland at Eastlands on Sunday. Roberto Mancini’s side killed off the Black Cats with goals from Adam Johnson and Carlos Tevez in the first 15 minutes before David Silva, Patrick Vieira and Yaya Toure netted in the second half.
City’s biggest league win of the season lifted them one point ahead of fourth placed Chelsea and six in front of Tottenham in fifth spot, leaving Mancini’s

Windies rout toothless Tigers

DHAKA – West Indies took a giant stride towards the World Cup quarter-finals by pounding lacklustre Bangladesh by nine wickets in a key Group B match on Friday. Lanky spinner Sulieman Benn grabbed 4-18, and fast bowlers Kemar Roach and skipper Darren Sammy claimed three each, to bowl out Bangladesh for their lowest one-day total of 58 in 18.5 overs.
The West Indies surpassed the small target in 12.2 overs even before the lights came on for the day-night game at the packed

Customs rout Balochistan in Junior Hockey

LAHORE – NBP, SSGC and Customs made their presence felt with wins in the 30th U19 Junior National Hockey Championship, which is in progress at Bahawalpur Hockey Stadium. In the three matches played on Wednesday, NBP beat Islamabad 6-3, SSGC beat Punjab 5-1 and Customs beat Balochistan 9-2. Another three matches will be played today; Sindh vs Khy Pakhtoonkhwa at 1100 hrs, Punjab vs Balochistan at 1300 hrs and Wapda vs Pak.Board at 1500 hrs.

Taibu, Price shine as Zimbabwe rout Canada

NAGPUR – Tatenda Taibu just missed a maiden World Cup century while Raymond Price grabbed three early wickets as Zimbabwe crushed hapless Canada by 175 runs for their first win in Group A on Monday. Zimabwe were indebted to former captain Taibu (98) and Craig Ervine (85) for posting 298-9 before dismissing Canada for a paltry 123, with left-arm spinner Price finishing with 3-16 off eight tight overs.
The African nation, who lost to Australia in their opener, virtually reduced the

Ronaldo strikes twice as Madrid rout Sociedad

MADRID – Real Madrid responded in style to Barcelona’s record breaking, 16th consecutive league victory with Cristiano Ronaldo leading the way in a 4-1 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday. Ronaldo was charged up for the game after being criticised for not scoring in four matches and having seen Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick in Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
That victory saw Pep Guardiola’s side surpass the run of 15 victories set by Alfredo Di Stefano’s Real