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In basketball, the Stanford Cardinal win the NCAA Division I Women's Championship and the Baylor Bears win the Men's Championship (Men's MOP Jared Butler pictured).
The 2021 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game was the final game of the 2021 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. See more on 2021 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game
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Cyclone Seroja makes landfall in Indonesia and East Timor, killing at least 160 people and displacing thousands of others.
Tropical Cyclone Seroja is a currently active tropical cyclone that is responsible for a series of significant and deadly flash floods and landslides in East Timor and southern Indonesia. The twenty-second tropical low and seventh tropical cyclone of the 2020–21 Australian region cyclone season, the precursor of Seroja formed off the south coast of Timor island as Tropical Low 22U at 18:00 UTC on 3 April. The tropical low moved very slowly near the island, while the system's thunderstorms slowly increased in organization. The low intensified into Tropical Cyclone Seroja by 4 April, while it was passing north of Rote Island, while continuing its slow strengthening trend. The name Seroja means lotus in Indonesian. See more on Cyclone Seroja
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In rowing, both Cambridge men's and women's crews win The Boat Race.
The Boat Race 2021 was a side-by-side rowing race that took place on 4 April 2021. The Boat Race is contested annually between crews from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Usually held on the traditional Championship Course in London, the 2021 race took place on the River Great Ouse near Ely, Cambridgeshire, between Queen Adelaide Bridge and Sandhill Bridge, Littleport. This was the 75th women's race and the 166th men's race, with the 2020 race having been cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom. Cambridge led the longstanding rivalry 84–80 and 44–30 in the men's and women's races, respectively. See more on The Boat Race 2021
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An express train derails in Hualien County, Taiwan, killing at least 50 people.
On 2 April 2021, at 09:28 NST (01:28 UTC), a Taroko Express train operated by the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) derailed at the north entrance of Qingshui Tunnel in Heren Section, Xiulin Township, Hualien County, Taiwan, killing at least 50 people and injuring at least 200 others. At the time of the accident, the train was carrying 494 passengers. North of Hualien City a construction truck had fallen down a slope onto the tracks. The eight-carriage train derailed after colliding with the truck, and then came to a rest in the tunnel, with severe damage and many casualties. See more on 2021 Hualien train derailment