Top Sport Stories of the Week

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Updated: April 7, 2014

It’s the start of a brand new week, so as always Let’s Talk Sport look back at the last 7 days in the world of sport

Formula 1

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg after a dramatic battle til the end of the final lap.

Force India‘s Sergio Perez completed the podium finishing in 3rd making it the Mexican’s 4th podium finish in his F1 career so far.

It is Hamilton‘s 2nd Grand Prix victory of the season so far after gaining the full 25 points a fortnight ago in Malaysia.

The fourth round of the 2014 calendar is the Chinese Grand Prix starting on Friday 18th April with the race being staged on Sunday 20th April.

 

Premier League

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West Ham 1 – 2 Liverpool

Liverpool go back to the top of the Premier League table after a challenging victory over hosts West Ham United.

Two penalties scored by Liverpool skipper, Steven Gerrard, helped Brendan Rodgers‘ side stay on top of the title race.

 

Saturday Results:

Man City 4 – 1 Southampton

Aston Villa 1 – 2 Fulham

Cardiff 0 – 3 Crystal Palace

Hull 1 – 0 Swansea

Newcastle 0 – 4 Man Utd

Norwich 0 – 1 West Brom

Chelsea 3 – 0 Stoke

 

Sunday Results:

Everton 3 – 0 Arsenal

 

Davis Cup

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Great Britain have been dumped out of the quarter finals of the Davis Cup after a close encounter defeat to Italy.

Great Britain looked set to be processing onto the semi-finals by taken control after the first 3 matches leading the series 2-1.

British number 1, Andy Murray, shockingly lost to world number 12, Fabio Fognini in straight sets 6-3 6-3 6-4.

The 5th and final match of the quarter final meeting was between British number 2, James Ward, and Italy’s number 2, Andreas Sippi.

Ward couldn’t win the crucial match for his country as the home favorite won in straight sets 6-4 6-3 6-4.

 

T20 World Cup

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Sri-Lanka have won the 2014 T20 world cup in Bangladesh.

The Sri-Lankans overcame finalists India by a six wicket victory making the nation’s first global final victory after four straight final defeats.

It was Kumar Sangakkara‘s final T20 international match and ended it in style with a inspiring performance of 52 runs not out.

The 2007 T20 world champions batted at the start finishing their overall 131 total of runs as Sri Lanka chased down the target.

 

 

 

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