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Commons urges Celtic to bounce back

Kris Commons has urged his Celtic team-mates to take their Scottish Cup disappointment out on Dundee when the sides clash at Dens Park on Wednesday. With the League Cup already won, Ronny Deila’s side had hoped to become the first ...

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Former players flay Pakistan

Former Pakistan cricketers on Monday slammed the team’s first ever series loss to Bangladesh, with former captain Javed Miandad terming it the “lowest point” in Pakistan’s cricketing history. Bangladesh thumped Pakistan by seven wickets in the second one-day international in ...

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Tigers too good for Pakistanis

Bangladesh had to wait 16 long years for their second limited-over win over Pakistan, but they had to wait only two days for their third triumph as opener Tamim Iqbal registered his second consecutive hundred to lead the Tigers to ...

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Eight Corinthians football fans shot dead in Brazil

Eight football fans were gunned down ahead of a semi-final match at the Corinthians fan club headquarters in Sao Paulo, police and local media reported Sunday. A Sao Paulo military police spokesman told AFP seven people were shot dead at ...

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Bayern face make-or-break ‘final’ against Porto

Pep Guardiola admits Tuesday’s European quarter-final, second-leg, tie against Porto is effectively a ‘final’ for Bayern Munich with the injury-hit Bavarians staring down the barrel of a Champions League exit. Bayern’s dream of repeating their 2013 European, league and cup ...

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Bangladesh see opportunity to clinch first series win against Pakistan

After ending their 16-year long Pakistan jinx, Bangladesh now have the opportunity to clinch a series win for the first time against their sub-continent rivals. The second ODI of the three-match series is scheduled for 2:30pm at the Sher-e-Bangla National ...

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Pakistan in trouble as Bangladesh keep chipping away with wickets

Pakistan are in deep trouble after Bangladesh struck twice in quick succession to reduce them to 63 for 4 in 17 overs in the second ODI in Mirpur. Fawad Alam went back for a duck when Nasir Hossain skid one ...

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Gul to replace injured Adil in Pakistan ODI squad

Pakistan seam bowler Ehsan Adil will miss the ongoing one-day international series in Bangladesh due to a hamstring injury and has been replaced by Umar Gul, the country’s cricket board said on Saturday. “Ehsan Adil out of Bangladesh series due ...

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Tamim, Mushfiq shine

The fearless Tigers continued from where they had left off in the 2015 ICC World Cup as centuries from Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim steered Bangladesh to a comfortable 79-run win over Pakistan in the first ODI in Mirpur yesterday. ...

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Napoli destroy Wolfsburg, Sevila edge Zenit

Rafa Benitez worked his European magic again on Thursday as a rampant Napoli produced a superb display to beat VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 in Germany in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final. Captain Marek Hamsik scored twice in between ...

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