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    Huge efforts rolled out for roll-ball WC

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 09:46pm on January 26, 2017

    When country’s regular sports are struggling for fund, the government assembled an undisclosed amount of money to host the World Cup of little-known sport Roll Ball from February 17 to 24...

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    Serena storms, Venus rises to set up Williams final

    Reuters | Updated at 04:14pm on January 26, 2017

    Serena and Venus Williams rolled back the years as they swept through their last four clashes to set up a retro family final at the...

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    B’desh Open golf back on track

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on January 25, 2017

    Bashundhara Bangladesh Open, the lone Asian Tour golf tournament ever to be held in the country, was back on track following some assurance from the sponsors, officials said on Wednesday...

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    No one will beat Rooney’s MU record: Ferguson

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:55pm on January 25, 2017

    Alex Ferguson believes Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United goal-scoring record is one for the ages and unlikely ever to be broken...

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    Doubts grow over Enrique’s Barca future

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 10:51pm on January 25, 2017

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique again avoided questions over his future on Wednesday as speculation grows that he could walk away from the Spanish champions at the end of the season...

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    Rafa roars again as Serena eyes dream final

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 10:49pm on January 25, 2017

    A resurgent Rafael Nadal beat Milos Raonic to reach his first Grand Slam semi in three years at the Australian Open on Wednesday, as Serena Williams eyed a final with her sister Venus...

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    Tharanga to skipper Sri Lanka in ODIs

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 10:47pm on January 25, 2017

    Sri Lanka on Wednesday named batsman Upul Tharanga as captain in place of the injured Angelo Mathews for the one-day international series against South Africa starting this weekend...

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    Nadal closes in on Federer

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 10:45pm on January 25, 2017

    Rafael Nadal edged closer to a much-anticipated Australian Open final with his great rival Roger Federer after marching into the semi-finals on Wednesday...

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    Bolt loses triple-triple record

    Associated Press . Lausanne | Updated at 10:42pm on January 25, 2017

    Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals in a doping case involving teammate Nesta Carter. The IOC said Wednesday that Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics...

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    Defeats strengthen bonding: Mominul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on January 25, 2017

    Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque on Wednesday said that Bangladesh team’s morale is not down despite they lost each and every game in New Zealand tour...