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    Sharapova vows to rise again

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:47am on May 19, 2017

    Maria Sharapova vowed to ‘rise up again’ on Wednesday after she was refused a wildcard for the French Open following her 15-month ban for doping....

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    Army clinch national hockey title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:46am on May 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Army held their nerves to beat Bangladesh Navy 5-4 in tie-breaker to lift the 31st National Hockey Gold Cup Tournament title at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Thursday....

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    Ctg Abahani, MSC through to quarters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on May 19, 2017

    Chittagong Abahani became the champion of Group C and confirmed their quarter-final berth of Federation Cup as they beat Arambagh Krira Sangha by 2-1 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday....

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    Kalabagan floor high-flying Gazi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:42am on May 19, 2017

    Gazi Group Cricketers’ winning run in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League ended abruptly on Thursday when Kalabagan Krira Chakra handed them a massive 127-run loss on Thursday at Fatullah...

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    Mashrafee eyes for a comeback vs Ireland

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on May 19, 2017

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza took the blame on himself for their four-wicket loss against New Zealand but he was confident that Tigers would come back strongly against hosts Ireland in their tri-nation match today....

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    Alida lesson for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on May 19, 2017

    Alida Sikder, the USA-born athlete, put Bangladesh in an awkward situation by leaving Baku, Azerbaijan without taking part in the long jump event of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games on Thursday...

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    Departing Zabaleta savours derby win

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    Manchester City favourite Pablo Zabaleta said his time at the club had been a ‘dream’ after his farewell appearance on Tuesday, citing victory over Manchester United as a personal highlight...

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    Valbuena accuses Benzema over sex-tape slander

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    Lyon midfielder Mathieu Valbuena on Wednesday launched an emotional attack on Karim Benzema over the sex-tape saga, accusing the Real Madrid star of ‘slander’...

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    Lewandowski eyes 30+ goal-mark

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski aims to better his record of 30 league goals in a season and beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the Bundesliga’s top-scorer title on Saturday...

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    Low to take seven debutants to Confederations Cup

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    Germany’s head coach Joachim Low on Wednesday named seven uncapped players for next month’s Confederations Cup in Russia as the injury-hit world champions unveiled an experimental squad...