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  Ronaldo Shakes Off Injury Fears To Play Bayern
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    MADRID, April 24: Cristiano Ronaldo shook off his injury fears to make a winning return for Real Madrid against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Ronaldo had missed four games due to a left leg injury before Madrid´s 1-0 first-leg victory in the semifinals, where he helped to set up Karim Benzema´s winner.

 
  ANFA Plans To Merge B, C Division Leagues
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    KATHMANDU, April 23: Football governing body All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has come up with proposal of merging the second and third division football into one.

ANFA, facing severe criticism for failing to bring uniformity in the structure since long, on Wednesday held a joint meeting with the representatives of B and C division football to merge it. As per the new proposal, ANFA has planned to hold a single national league consisting of B and C division teams of the capital along with the district teams classified as B and C divisions.

 
  Angad Takes Lead As Golfers Exploit Low-scoring Conditions
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    KATHMANDU, April 23: The top players from the SAARC region took full advantage of the perfect conditions for low scoring as Angad Cheema from Chandigarh, India set a blistering pace with an 8-under round of 64. He has a slender one-stroke lead over Delhi’s Vinod Kumar who led his team to victory at Tuesday’s Pro-Am and continued his good form with a 65. Former champion Shamim Khan was a further stroke adrift at 66.

Shivaram Shrestha played a round of 67 to keep the Nepali flag flying and join the pack of Shankar Das, Ranjit Singh and Karan Taunk along with old war horse Gaurav Ghei on what was a very impressive leader board at the end of the first day.

 
  Benzema Guides Madrid To 1-0 Win Over Bayern
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    MADRID, April 24: Karim Benzema´s goal gave Real Madrid a 1-0 first-leg victory over title holder Bayern Munich on Wednesday, but the nine-time champions may live to regret the missed chances in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.

Madrid endured plenty of pressure in the first leg match, but scored from a 19th-minute counter-attack. Cristiano Ronaldo found Fabio Coentrao speeding down the left flank and Benzema steered his low cross past goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

 
  Feast Of Low Scoring: Angad Cheema Takes Lead
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    KATHMANDU, April 23 : The top players from the SAARC region took full advantage of the perfect conditions for low scoring as Angad Cheema from Chandigarh set a blistering pace with an 8-under round of 64. Close on his heels, one stroke back was Delhi´s Vinod Kumar who led his team to victory at yesterday´s pro-am and continued his good form with a 65. A further stroke drift was former champion Shamim Khan who opened with a 66.

Keeping the Nepal flag flying was Shivaram Shrestha whose round of 67 kept him in touch with the leaders and he joined the pack of Shankar Das, Ranjit Singh and Karan Taunk along with old war horse Gaurav Ghei on what was a very impressive leader board at the end of Day-1.

 
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