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    Dhaka seal another crushing win

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2017

    An all-round Dhaka Dynamites continued their bullish run in the on-going Bangladesh Premier League as they crushed Rajshahi Kings by 68 runs to strengthen their position at the top of points table at Sher-e Bangla National Stadium on Saturday....

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    Mahmudullah leads Titans to victory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on November 18, 2017

    Opener Rilee Rossouw, skipper Mahmudullah and Ariful Haque struck some handy knocks as Khulna Titans secured an emphatic five-wicket win over struggling Chittagong Vikings in their Bangladesh Premier League match at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium on Friday....

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    Ronaldo ‘confident’ of winning Ballon D’Or

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:12am on November 18, 2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo said on Friday that he was ‘confident as always’ of winning the upcoming Ballon D’Or for best player in the world....

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    Italy’s stars fall back to earth in Serie A

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 12:11am on November 18, 2017

    Italy’s stunned internationals return to the mundane setting of Serie A this weekend days after their star status in world football imploded with a shocking World Cup exit....

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    One-legged football ‘king’ melts hearts

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 12:10am on November 18, 2017

    A one-legged footballer has captured the hearts of millions of Chinese fans after a widely circulated video showed him holding his own against able-bodied opponents and scoring a rasping right-footed drive....

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    Pochettino hails Wenger as ‘special manager’

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:09am on November 18, 2017

    Arsene Wenger is a ‘special manager’ and one of the greatest innovators in English football, Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino said on Thursday ahead of this weekend’s north London derby against Arsenal....

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    Ibra, Pogba back for Utd: Mourinho

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:07am on November 18, 2017

    Paul Pogba and long-term injury victim Zlatan Ibrahimovic will make their Manchester United returns against Newcastle United on Saturday, manager Jose Mourinho announced on Friday....

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    No Ramos-Ronaldo rift at Real

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:04am on November 18, 2017

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane shrugged off reports of a dressing room rift between captain Sergio Ramos and World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of vital derby clash at Atletico Madrid on Saturday....

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    Paine handed shock recall as Australia gamble for Ashes

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:03am on November 18, 2017

    Wicketkeeper Tim Paine was handed a shock recall after a seven-year Test absence on Friday as Australia gambled on sweeping changes for the first two Ashes Tests against England....

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    Gayle ready to rain down sixes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 18, 2017

    West Indies batsman Chris Gayle said on Friday he was looking forward to do what he does best in Twenty20 cricket when he would take the field for Rangpur Riders in the Bangladesh Premier League against Comilla Victorians today...