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Weavers FC clinch the ILFL Winter League

Emdad Rahman :: Weavers FC followed up their recent Sonali Othith Masters champions by being crowned The Veterans League Premier Division winter champions in the Inner London Football League.   The title was in the balance as the final fixtures were ...

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Petra Kvitova: Two-time champion ‘on track’ for Wimbledon after stabbing

Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home. The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed on 20 December by an intruder in her ...

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Haris Sohail replaces Umar Akmal in Pakistan Trophy squad

Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail will replace middle-order batsman Umar Akmal, who was unceremoniously withdrawn from the Champions Trophy squad over fitness concerns a week before the competition, it was announced Tuesday. The 27-year-old Akmal, known for his chequered disciplinary record, failed two fitness tests ...

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Football: Manchester attack scars Europa League final

Manchester United’s preparations for Wednesday’s Europa League final were plunged into sadness on Tuesday after a bomb attack at a Manchester pop concert killed 22 people and injured dozens more.   United manager Jose Mourinho led his players in a ...

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Australian Damien Wright appointed Bangladesh Under-19 cricket coach

Bangladesh Cricket Board has put Australian coach Damien Wright in charge of the Under-19 team until the 2018 Youth World Cup. The 41-year-old Cricket Australia Level 3 coach will take charge of the team from July. The Under-19 World Cup ...

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Tigers thrash Ireland by 8 wickets

Bangladesh thrashed Ireland by eight wickets in their third match (fourth of the tournament) of the Tri-Nation Series at Malahide, Dublin on Friday. Bangladesh, thanks to Soumya Sarkar’s 87 off 68, scored 182 losing two wickets in 27.1 overs. Bangladesh ...

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Bangladesh shooter wins silver

Bangladeshi shooter Md Rabbi Hasan Munna bagged silver medal at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games on Saturday. Rabbi finished behind Turkey’s Omer Akgun in the men’s 10-metre air rifle final at Baku in Azerbaijan. The Turk, who finished second in ...

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Afridi seeks to promote cricket in Canada

Flamboyant all-rounder and former captain Shahid Afridi on Thursday met with Mayor of Toronto, John Tory, and discussed possibilities of promoting the game of cricket in Canada. Shahid Afridi is currently in Canada for a short visit to gather funds ...

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Tigers manage 157/4 in 31.1 overs against Ireland

Bangladesh lost four top-order batsmen to collect 157 runs in 31.1 overs against Ireland in the Tri-nation Series opener at Malahide in Dublin on Friday. Opener Tamim Iqbal scored 64 runs off 88 balls and Mahmudullah Riyad bagged 43 runs ...

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Racism clouds Italian football renaissance

These should be the best of times for Italian football. Juventus reached their second Champions League final in three years on Tuesday evening, new investors are promising a revival of AC Milan and and Serie A is casting off its ...

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