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    Ronaldo has learned to accept rotation: Zidane

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 02:05am on May 06, 2017

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted the need to rest during the season as the prolific Portuguese prepares to sit out a fourth consecutive league away game in missing Saturday’s trip to Granada...

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    Rashford edges MU towards final

    Agence France-Presse . Vigo | Updated at 02:04am on May 06, 2017

    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho heaped praise on Marcus Rashford’s desire to improve after the 19-year-old’s brilliant free-kick handed the English giants a 1-0 Europa League semi-final, first leg win at Celta Vigo on Thursday...

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    ‘If Misbah can do it why can’t me’

    Atif Azam | Updated at 02:03am on May 06, 2017

    Former national captain Mohammad Ashraful made his lack of fitness and a personal tragedy responsible for his low-key return to competitive cricket after serving prolonged match-fixing ban...

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    FIFA lifts Messi four-game int’l ban

    Agence France-Presse . Zurich | Updated at 02:02am on May 06, 2017

    Argentina’s hopes of reaching next year’s World Cup were given a huge boost on Friday after FIFA overturned Lionel Messi’s four-game ban for swearing at an assistant referee...

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    Windies level series

    Agence France-Presse . Bridgetown | Updated at 02:01am on May 06, 2017

    Shannon Gabriel produced an outstanding effort of consistently fast bowling to lead the West Indies to a 106-run victory over Pakistan 80 minutes after lunch on the final day of the second Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Thursday....

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    Sadman lifts Abahani as MSC, LR cruise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:58am on May 06, 2017

    Opening batsman Sadman Islam struck his maiden century in the Dhaka Premier League to help Abahani Limited crush fellow title contenders Prime Bank Cricket Club by 107-run on Friday....

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    Bangladesh warm-up well

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on May 06, 2017

    Opener Imrul Kayes made highest 92 runs as Bangladesh posted an impressive 314-9 in their second warm-up match in England against the second XI of county side Sussex at Hove on Friday...

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    Don’t say I don’t care: Ozil

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:14am on May 05, 2017

    Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has defended himself against criticism of his attitude and says his nonchalant body language can be misleading...

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    Ruthless Traore sparks Ajax rout of Lyon

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 02:12am on May 05, 2017

    On-loan Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore scored twice and grabbed an assist as Ajax trounced Lyon 4-1 in the first leg of Wednesday’s Europa League semi-final...

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    Totti’s Roma career set to end

    Agence France-Presse . Alghero | Updated at 02:10am on May 05, 2017

    For a player who has singularly come to represent Serie A giants Roma for nearly a quarter century, Francesco Totti deserved to feel heartbroken on Wednesday upon hearing his playing career would soon be over...