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    Hockey trio rested for Asian Games qualifiers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    The Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Friday announced an 18-member squad, led by striker Russell Mahmud Jimmy, for the forthcoming Asian Games qualifiers, scheduled to start from March 8 in Oman....

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    Ice princess ends Russia’s gold drought

    Agence France-Presse . Gangneung | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    Teenage figure skating sensation Alina Zagitova expressed disbelief Friday after winning her duel with Evgenia Medvedeva to claim Russia’s first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics....

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    Zidane proud of Real’s response

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday he is proud of his side for their resurgent recent form as they target a fifth consecutive victory in all competitions against Alaves on Saturday to continue their charge back up the La Liga table....

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    Ronaldo, Messi again rule Europe

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    As the stakes mounted in the Champions League, the usual suspects once more rose to the occasion with Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski starring in the last 16, first legs....

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    Rooney chose Everton ‘pressure’ over China payday

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    Wayne Rooney says he chose the ‘pressure’ of returning to boyhood club Everton over a massive payday in China when he left Manchester United. The former England captain was linked with a move to the Far East in the final months of his career at Old Trafford but eventually decided on an emotional homecoming 13 years after leaving Goodison Park....

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    Remembering Lamba on 20th death anniversary

    Azad Majumder | Updated at 12:05am on February 23, 2018

    ‘Oh! Really! 20 years have gone past? Thanks for reminding me this.’ – Khaled Mashud was startled. The former Bangladesh skipper often gets a call from media - sometimes for his expert opinion on national team performance, some other times about the club or franchise teams that he guides as a coach, but not too many people ask him about Raman Lamba these days....

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    Khulna Zilla School emerge zonal champs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on February 23, 2018

    Khulna Zilla School became champions of Prime Bank National School Cricket Khulna Zone when they beat Gazi Memorial High School by three wickets in the final at the Khulna Circuit House ground on Thursday....

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    Match-fixing investigation goes nowhere

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 23, 2018

    The match-fixing probe committee of Bangladesh Football Federation was struggling to make a decision over three dubious matches of recent domestic competitions, despite holding three meetings and interrogating five footballers...