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The day in sports: 13th March

Football

Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud (L) celebrates scoring with his teammate Arsenal’s midfielder Theo Walcott during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second-leg football match against Bayern Munich. Arsenal became the last English club to bow out of the Champions League on Wednesday despite a 2-0 win.

Malaga’s Paraguayan forward Roque Santa Cruz (R) scores the second goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match against FC Porto. Malaga won 2-0 and qualify for the next round.

Badminton

Indian shuttlers enjoyed a great day at the Swiss Open on Wednesday, with Saina Nehwal, P. Kashyap (in pic), P V Sindhu and HS Prannoy all winning their respective matches.

 Tennis

Roger Federer hits a backhand return against Stanislas Wawrinka at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on March 13, 2013. Federer battled past fellow Swiss Wawrinka 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the quarter-finals at Indian Wells on Wednesday with a three-set victory over Milos Raonic in a rematch of their record-breaking Olympic tussle.

Basketball

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers falls the floor after missing the game-tying basket in the final seconds of their 96-92 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on March 13, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. Bryant will be out indefinitely after severely spraining his left ankle.

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat shoots over DeShawn Stevenson #92 of the Atlanta Hawks at American Airlines Arena. The Heat stretched their winning streak to a record 20 games.

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