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    BJMC retains women’s handball title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on January 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation lifted their third consecutive National Women’s Handball Championship title with a crushing 27-9 point win over arch-rivals Bangladesh Ansar and VDP in the final on Wednesday...

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    Boult back to boost NZ tour sweep bid

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 11:32pm on January 11, 2017

    Bowling spearhead Trent Boult could return as the sole change for New Zealand in the first Test against Bangladesh in Wellington today...

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    A saga of turning grief into inspiration

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 11:29pm on January 11, 2017

    Roksana Parvin, a regular member of Bangladesh handball team, saw her team Ansar and VDP lost the final of the Women’s National Handball but upheld her fighting spirit after tragedy in her personal life...

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    Low expectation on Mehedi: Mushfiq

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on January 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfqur Rahim on Wednesday urged everyone to keep the expectation on spinner Mehedi Hasan in check as the Tigers were gearing up for the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington...

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    Tigers’ chance for redemption

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on January 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim was almost in tears after suffering a hamstring in the opening one-day international that ruled him out of remaining two ODIs and three Twenty20 internationals...

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    FIFA approves 48-team WC for 2026

    Agence France-Presse . Zurich | Updated at 03:03am on January 11, 2017

    Critics of FIFA’s decision Tuesday to expand the World Cup to 48 teams were quick to blast it as a politically and money-driven ploy that will be detrimental to football’s showpiece tournament...

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    Ronaldo, Ranieri ignite FIFA show

    Associated Press . Zurich | Updated at 02:58am on January 11, 2017

    Capping what he called the best year of his career, Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday...

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    Malaysian joy for Puskas Award

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 02:52am on January 11, 2017

    Malaysian football fans were elated Tuesday to wake up to the news that their countryman had won FIFA’s goal of the year award for his extraordinary swerving free-kick...

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    Messi statue in Argentina vandalised

    Sports Desk | Updated at 02:48am on January 11, 2017

    A statue of Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi was vandalised in Buenos Aires on Monday, reports ESPN FC...

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    Top class golf academy opened in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:45am on January 11, 2017

    David Leadbetter, leading golf instructor of the world, hoped he would be able to help Bangladesh develop the game when he launched the first indoor golf academy of the country at the Kurmitola Golf Club on Tuesday...