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    Tigers expect low after reaching semis

    Reuters . Cardiff | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2017

    England’s resounding victory over Australia on Saturday enabled Bangladesh to book an unexpected spot in Champions Trophy semi-finals but the South Asians are playing down expectations of going all the way to claim a maiden major title...

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    Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:03am on June 11, 2017

    Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win her maiden Grand Slam title and become the lowest-ranked champion in French Open history...

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    Argentine town braces for Messi’s wedding

    Agence France-Presse . Rosario | Updated at 12:32am on June 11, 2017

    Soccer superstar Lionel Messi’s Argentine hometown is preparing to host footballing and showbiz celebrities when he marries childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo this month in Latin America’s wedding of the decade...

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    Tite ponders Brazil changes after Argentina loss

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:28am on June 11, 2017

    Brazil manager Tite says he is considering changes for Tuesday’s game against Australia after blasting his side’s poor finishing in the loss to Argentina in Melbourne...

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    Ronaldo fires Portugal, France complicates path

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:27am on June 11, 2017

    France complicated their task of ensuring automatic qualification to next year’s World Cup in Russia after falling to a dramatic 2-1 defeat in Sweden on Saturday....

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    Nadal shrugs off perfect 10 as history beckons

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:26am on June 11, 2017

    Rafael Nadal insists winning a record 10th French Open title today, and his 15th career Grand Slam crown, would not be his greatest achievement....

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    Kohli ready for India’s crunch clash

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:25am on June 11, 2017

    Virat Kohli says India will thrive under pressure in their make or break Champions Trophy clash with South Africa today....

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    ‘Sakib, Mahmudullah surpass 2005 heroics’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on June 11, 2017

    National selector and former captain Habibul Bashar told on Saturday that he hardly believed the heroic comeback of Bangladesh after they were in the dire straits in their Champions Trophy match against New Zealand...

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    Mashrafee hopes NZ win would boost Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on June 11, 2017

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza said the remarkable win of his team against New Zealand in Champions Trophy would boost their team and help them move forward...

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    Sakib happy to contribute for team

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2017

    Ace all-rounder Sakib al Hasan said that above all contributing for the side was the most satisfactory factor for him after he made an astonishing century to help Bangladesh beat New Zealand in Champions Trophy on Friday....