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Pair share the lead in Qatar

GOLF: Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Steve Webster share the lead heading into the final round of the Qatar Masters after contrasting performances yesterday.

Cabrera-Bello started the day with a two-shot lead, but dropped two shots in the last six holes to card a disappointing 73.

In contrast, Webster started poorly and was two-over-par after five holes before playing the remaining 13 in four-under to return a 70 and join Cabrera-Bello on 12-under-par.

"That wasn't pretty," admitted Webster. "I don't know what happened the first six or seven holes. I hit it really well on the range and I think I got a bit cocky on the course and hit so many bad shots the first six or seven holes; it was like I had never played golf before."

Meanwhile, the best round of the day belonged to France's Adrien Saddier, the world number 720 shooting a flawless 64.


BOXING: Carl Froch has been ordered to give domestic rival George Groves a rematch within 90 days or be stripped of his world title by the International Boxing Federation.

Froch claimed yesterday that Groves rejected "a seven-figure sum" for a second chance after their controversial fight in November, which the champion won with a contentious ninth-round stoppage to keep his WBA and IBF belts.

Groves admits he has turned down an offer, but insists he is as eager as ever to get back into the ring with Froch, and his cause has been helped after the IBF decided the bout was controversial enough to merit an immediate rematch.