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    ‘Best ever’ Biles hails record 25 world medals

    AFP | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    US gymnastics star Simone Biles won her fifth gold medal in the women’s floor final Sunday to conclude her ‘best ever’ world championships and take...

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    Hockey hurts just like football, says Petr Cech

    Agnece France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 12:14am on October 13, 2019

    Facing his first-ever ice hockey game in Britain’s fourth-tier competition, former Chelsea and Arsenal keeper Petr Cech insists there are few differences between the two...

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    Biles wins 16th world title

    Agence France-Presse . Stuttgart | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    US gymnastics superstar Simone Biles admitted being bewildered by her own success after claiming a record-extending 16th world championship gold medal and fifth all-around title...

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    Biles rewrites gymnastics history

    Reuters . Stuttgart | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2019

    The United States women cruised to their fifth consecutive title in the teams finals at the gymnastics world championships in Stuttgart on Tuesday, with Simone...

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    China TV drops NBA games

    | Updated at 10:53pm on October 08, 2019

    Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the US basketball...

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    Tarek Mahmud scoops BSPA Award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    Max Bangladesh Sports Press Association Night 2019 was held amid festivity on Saturday with all the known faces of Bangladesh’s sports journalism present under one...

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    Golden girl Shila skips SA Games

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    South Asian Games double-gold medallist swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila pulled her out of the training camp for the next edition, citing health and family reason,...

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    Lasitskene clinches hat-trick

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2019

    Norway’s Karsten Warholm retained his 400m hurdles World Championship crown with a barnstorming victory in Doha Monday as Russia’s Mariya Lasitskene completed a superb high...

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    Sports ministry seeks power over clubs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2019

    State minister for youth and sports Zahid Ahsan Russel on Tuesday sought to amend the law to bring all sporting clubs of the country accountable...

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    Fraser-Pryce, Felix seal record golds at Worlds

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2019

    Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce surged to an unprecedented fourth 100m crown and US legend Allyson Felix broke Usain Bolt’s gold medal record tally as...

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