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    Bangladesh football buried in Bhutan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on October 10, 2016

    Bangladesh’s hopes of advancing to the Asian Cup qualification stage ended after a humiliating 1-3 defeat to hosts Bhutan at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu on Monday...

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    Bayliss calls for England calm

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on October 10, 2016

    England cricket team’s coach Trevor Bayliss on Monday said that the incident of Jos Buttler is not an uncommon thing in cricket but he urged his men to keep things in limit...

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    Pique set to quit Spain

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 10:32pm on October 10, 2016

    Influential Spain defender Gerard Pique has said he will retire from international soccer after the 2018 World Cup, because he is ‘tired’ of the criticism levelled at him from supporters...

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    Immobile rescues Italy as Spain cruise

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:28pm on October 10, 2016

    Lazio striker Ciro Immobile grabbed an injury-time winner as four-time champions Italy snatched a 3-2 comeback win at Macedonia on Sunday, narrowly avoiding a World Cup...

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    Must-win for Chile in ‘Clasico del Pacifico’

    Agence France-Presse . Montevideo | Updated at 10:24pm on October 10, 2016

    Chile face a must-win showdown with fierce regional rivals Peru today as the South American champions aim to make up lost ground after a stumbling start to their 2018 World Cup...

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    English players grunt on Buttler issue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on October 10, 2016

    The ongoing series between England and Bangladesh is producing heat on and off the field as current and former English players commented over the on-field incident between visiting skipper Jos Buttler...

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    Tigers ready to look at England eyes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on October 10, 2016

    Bangladesh will not shy away from looking on the eyes of England players if it is deemed necessary in the forthcoming matches of the ongoing series, said manager Khaled Mahmud as tension flared up between the teams...

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    ICC docks Mashrafee, Sabbir match fees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on October 10, 2016

    The International Cricket Board docked Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza and batsman Sabbir Rahman 20 per cent of their match fees after they were found guilty of breaching code of conduct during...

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    Buttler offers peace after on-field battle

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on October 10, 2016

    England captain Jos Buttler offered an olive branch after their ill-tempered second one-day international that they lost by 34 runs to Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday...

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    Messi deserves to retire as world champion: Bauza

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:09am on October 10, 2016

    Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza believes Lionel Messi deserves to retire from international football in style as a World Cup winner...