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    Late Tanaka brace breaks hosts’ hearts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Forward Kenta Tanaka scored two late goals as Japan handed hosts Bangladesh their third successive defeat in the 10th Asia Cup Hockey with win by 3-1 goals at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Sunday...

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    Sakib touches new height

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on October 15, 2017

    Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan became the fastest cricketer in history to score 5,000 runs and pick 200 wickets in one-day international when he made 29 runs against South Africa in Kimberly on Sunday...

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    Mushfiq turns misery into majesty

    Azad Majumder | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Mushfiqur Rahim could not have chosen a better game to score his first one-day international century against South Africa when he slammed an unbeaten 110 off 116 balls at Kimberly on Sunday...

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    Sublime Sakib touches new height

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:47pm on October 15, 2017

    Sakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh, the world’s number-one all-rounder in all the three formats of cricket, reached 5000-run mark in ODI while playing against South Africa in...

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    Sharapova wins first title since drug ban

    BBC | Updated at 03:35pm on October 15, 2017

      Former world number one Maria Sharapova has won her first title since May 2015, beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6 (10-8) in the Tianjin Open...

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    SA pile more misery on Tigers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Mushfiqur Rahim’s brave century went in vain as South Africa crushed Bangladesh by 10 wickets in the first one-day international to take a 1-0 lead in three-match series at Kimberly on Sunday...

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    Suarez salvages draw at Atletico to keep Barca unbeaten

    Reuters | Updated at 09:20am on October 15, 2017

    Barcelona forward Luis Suarez preserved his side's unbeaten record by scoring a late header to snatch a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid as the Liga leaders' perfect start to the season ended on Saturday...

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    Sakib, de Villiers return for ODIs

    Agence France-Presse . Kimberley | Updated at 12:23am on October 15, 2017

    The return of leading all-rounder Sakib al Hasan provides encouragement for Bangladesh ahead of a three-match one-day international series against South Africa starting at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley today...

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    Tumpa trumps Ratna in nat’l shooting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 15, 2017

    Umme Zakia Sultana Tumpa of Dhaka Rifles Club grabbed gold medal in the women’s 10-metre air rifle event of the 19th National Shooting Championship beating her team-mate and 2010 South Asian Gold medallist Sharmin Akter Ratna in the final on Saturday....

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    B’desh’s last chance for redemption

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 15, 2017

    After two heavy defeats against giants India and Pakistan, Bangladesh will get their last chance for redemption in the Asia Cup hockey when they will face Japan in their final Pool A match today....

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