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sudden death

Extra play added to determine the winner of a tied game, often with the victory awarded to the first to score.

sud′den-death′ adj.


[ˌsʌdnˈdɛθ] sudden-death playoff n
a. (in football) → rigori mpl a oltranza; (in American football) → tempo supplementare (in cui vince la prima squadra che segna)
b. (Golf) sudden-death hole buca supplementare per decidere la vittoria
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THE DEVILS opened their Elite League campaign in dramatic style with a sudden-death overtime victory against Braehead Clan.
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Mahama Cho claimed a gold medal for Great Britain last night with a sudden-death overtime win over Brazil's Guilherme Cezario Feliz.
Final: England (8-11) bt Australia (4-1) 3-3 after sudden-death doubles leg.
More than four decades since their last Grand Final appearance South Sydney are now just one game away from a return to the big show after brushing past Canberra in their sudden-death play-off.
His challenge effectively ended when his tee shot at the first sudden-death hole - the treacherous par-three 16th - found a bunker and that handed the title to Dinsdale.
3, without a victory in the United States since the Freeport-McDermott Classic in New Orleans back in 1998, had appeared to be out of contention at TPC Southwind as American Robert Garrigus took a three-shot lead to the 72nd hole, But he had a triple-bogey and sent the event into a three-way sudden-death play-off with Westwood and Karlsson.
The senior's shot from 7 meters found its way into the upper-right corner of the net with 34 seconds remaining in the fourth sudden-death overtime period Friday night, lifting Birmingham of Lake Balboa to a 7-6, six-overtime victory over rival Cleveland of Reseda in the City Section girls' water polo final at Valley College.
GOLF: Jade Schaeffer had her first Ladies European Tour victory in a sudden-death play-off against Paula Marti at the Ladies German Open.
Newcastle Coyotes retained their Perth Summer Cup title after a sudden-death penalty shoot-out win over Paisley Buccaneers.
The Premier Division champions overcame Stan Oulds Cup holders Folly Lane in a sudden-death shoot-out after the teams had been locked at 2- 2 after 90 minutes, there being no extra-time.