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    Messi brace sets up Barca win

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2018

    La Liga champions Barcelona began the new campaign with a 3-0 win over Alaves on Saturday with the help of a spectacular under-the-wall free kick from Lionel Messi, who scored twice, and a curling shot from substitute Philippe Coutinho....

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    Aguero hits treble in City romp

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2018

    Sergio Aguero netted his 13th hat-trick for Manchester City as the champions made light of the absence of the injured Kevin De Bruyne to thrash Huddersfield Town 6-1 and move joint top of the Premier League....

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    Mithun pleased with success in Ireland

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2018

    Discarded national cricketer Mohammad Mithun on Sunday expressed his satisfaction regarding the overall performances of Bangladesh A team during their recent Ireland tour....

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    Asian Games Corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2018

    Chinese wushu athlete Sun Peiyuan won the first gold medal of the Asian Games as the Olympic heavyweights made a fast start in their quest to top the medals table on Sunday...

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    Day-light in football, finally

    Samsul Arefin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2018

    Bangladesh national team head coach Jamie Day on Sunday said that the victory of Under-23 football team against Qatar in the Asian Games would change the perception of football fans in the country about the national players....

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    Blow for B’desh in women’s kabaddi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2018

    Bangladesh’s only realistic medal hope in the 18th Asian Games suffered a huge blow on Sunday when Chinese Taipei stunned the women’s kabaddi team by 43-28 points in Pool B match at the Garuda Theatre in Jakarta, Indonesia....

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    Bangladesh beat Qatar in Asian Games football

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:35pm on August 19, 2018

    A last-gasp strike by captain Jamal Bhuiyan helped Bangladesh Under-23 national football team create a new history as they defeated Qatar 1-0 to move to the second round of the Asian Games football for the first time in ninth attempt in Jakarta on Sunday. ...

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    Messi, Coutinho give Barca winning start

    Agence France-Presse. Madrid | Updated at 08:10am on August 19, 2018

    Two goals from Lionel Messi either side of a Philippe Coutinho strike allowed Barcelona to start their defence of the Spanish title with a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Camp Nou on Saturday night.

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    Ronaldo makes winning debut for Juventus

    Agence France-Presse. Verona | Updated at 12:58am on August 19, 2018

    Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed chances to score on his Serie A debut as defending champions Juventus snatched a late 3-2 win against Chievo in a thrilling opening match of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday...

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    Kohli and Rahane fight back for India in third Test

    Agence France-Presse . Nottingham | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    India captain Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane frustrated England with an excellent unbeaten century partnership as the tourists fought back on the first day of the third Test at Trent Bridge on Saturday....