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    NSC doubts Athletics talent-hunt

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:30pm on November 24, 2016

    The National Sports Council on Thursday accused the Bangladesh Athletics Federation for showing carelessness in running the talent hunt programme at grassroots level despite having available fund...

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    Guardiola happy to avoid Bayern

    Agence France-Presse . Monchengladbach | Updated at 11:29pm on November 24, 2016

    Pep Guardiola admits he is glad his Manchester City will avoid his ex-club Bayern Munich in the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League...

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    Barca, City into last 16 as PSG control fate

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:27pm on November 24, 2016

    Lionel Messi fired Barcelona into the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday after a 2-0 win at Celtic as they were joined in the knockout rounds by Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City...

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    Du Plessis silences boo-boys with ton

    Reuters . Adelaide | Updated at 11:24pm on November 24, 2016

    South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis silenced the boos of the Adelaide crowd with a defiant century before declaring on 259-9 and giving his bowlers a crack at Australia in the final hour of the opening day of the day-night third Test on Thursday...

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    BSF prefers Sagar over Shila for long-term FINA training

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on November 24, 2016

    The Bangladesh Swimming Federation has nominated Mahfizur Rahman Sagar for a long time training programme for the second time in a row, ignoring others, including double SA Games gold medallist Mahfuza Khatun Shila, officials said on Thursday...

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    Shahid eyes 30 wkts

    Atif Azam | Updated at 11:20pm on November 24, 2016

    Dhaka Dynamites pace bowler Mohammad Shahid said on Thursday that he was aiming to pick 30 wickets in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League, the only franchise-based Twenty20 tournament of the country...

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    BPL enters into business end

    Syed Faiz Ahmed | Updated at 11:09pm on November 24, 2016

    The fourth edition of Bangladesh Premier League enters into the business end as its third and final phase will begin with two matches at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today. ..

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    Hat-trick delights Reus, Tuchel in record win

    Agence France-Presse . Dortmund | Updated at 01:16am on November 24, 2016

    Marco Reus was delighted to have netted a hat-trick on his comeback in Borussia Dortmund’s record 8-4 hammering of Legia Warsaw in the Champions League after six months out...

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    Leicester, Real march into last 16

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:10am on November 24, 2016

    Leicester kept their Champions League dreams aflame Tuesday, cruising into the last 16 with a 2-1 win over Belgium’s Club Brugge, where they were joined by Real Madrid -- but not a crestfallen Tottenham...

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    Track in BNS set to get facelift Sudipta Ananda

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 01:04am on November 24, 2016

    The National Sports Council finally took an initiative to repair the damaged athletics track of the Bangabandhu National Stadium...