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    Mathews out of Bangladesh ODI series

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:03pm on March 18, 2017

    Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews was left out of a 15-member squad for the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh that starts next week...

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    SL hopes 200 lead would be handy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on March 18, 2017

    Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne said on Saturday if they can put up a lead of over 200 runs they are hopeful to make it count in the second Test against Bangladesh...

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    United fined after Chelsea cup clash

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:01pm on March 18, 2017

    Manchester United have been fined £20,000 (23,000 euros, $25,000) after accepting a Football Association charge of failing to control their players during Monday’s fractious FA Cup quarter-final at Chelsea...

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    Wenger announcement 'soon', Cahill saves Chelsea

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:59pm on March 18, 2017

    Arsene Wenger revealed he will make an announcement about his Arsenal future ‘very soon’ after his side's problems increased in a 3-1 defeat at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday...

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    Cummins strikes pull India back

    Agence France-Presse . Ranchi | Updated at 10:57pm on March 18, 2017

    Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins claimed four wickets to dent India’s response despite Cheteshwar Pujara’s dogged century on day three of the third Test in Ranchi on Saturday...

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    Bodybuilder banned for life

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on March 18, 2017

    Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation imposed a life ban on gold-medal winning bodybuilder Hasib Mohammad for taking part in an unauthorised competition in Singapore in January this year, officials said on Saturday...

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    Difficult to rest Messi, says Enrique

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 10:09pm on March 18, 2017

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique suggested Lionel Messi will have to be rested for some of an April packed with huge clashes, but that even the Catalan giants would struggle without the ‘best player in the world’.

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    Fizz, Sakib make Tigers dream

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    The first 100 balls Dilruwan Perera faced he scored just 12 runs. In plain eyes it may look very ordinary batting, but going by the story of fourth day in Bangladesh-Sri Lanka second Test it would get highest rating from any one...

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    Zidane relishes showdown against master

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:48pm on March 17, 2017

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he will be the ‘pupil’ to Carlo Ancelotti’s ‘master’ when the European champions face Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals...

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    Unzue backed to take over from Enrique

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 10:47pm on March 17, 2017

    Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta and team-mates Ivan Rakitic and Gerard Pique have all given their backing to assistant coach Juan Carlos Unzue potentially taking over from Luis Enrique as head coach of the Spanish champions...