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    Kings defuse Dynamites for maiden BPL success

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on November 11, 2016

    Samit Patel and Sabbir Rahman shared 73 runs in fourth wicket stand to propel Rajshahi Kings to six-wicket win over Dhaka Dynamites in their Bangladesh Premier League match on Friday...

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    Ctg Abahani-SK Russell fire blank

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on November 11, 2016

    Cash-rich Chittagong Abahani squandered their chance to move to the top of the table when they were held to a goalless draw by lowly Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra in Mymensingh on Friday...

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    Victorians pay price for sluggish batting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on November 11, 2016

    An unsettled combination and sluggish top-order batting cost holders Comilla Victorians their second successive match in the Bangladesh Premier League as they lost to Barisal Bulls by six wickets on Friday...

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    Brazil blitz hapless Argentina in 3-0 win

    Reuters | Updated at 09:54am on November 11, 2016

    Brazil dealt Argentina's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals a serious blow on Thursday with a resounding 3-0 win that dropped the world's top ranked side into sixth place in the 10-team South American qualifying group.

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    ‘Goal record is not Germany’s aim’

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 11:30pm on November 10, 2016

    World champions Germany will not attempt to break a 104-year-old goalscoring record when they take on lowly San Marino in their World Cup qualifier on Friday, coach Joachim Low said...

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    Lineker becomes voice of post-Brexit outrage

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:27pm on November 10, 2016

    Having spent his football career at centre-forward, Gary Lineker’s outspoken stance in the aftermath of Britain’s Brexit referendum has seen him proclaimed as the country’s most prominent left-winger...

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    Ibra sure of winning EPL with Utd

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:22pm on November 10, 2016

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is sure he will win the Premier League with Manchester United and says his performances will improve once he picks up the rhythm of the English game...

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    England, Scotland collide

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:21pm on November 10, 2016

    England and Scotland renew the oldest rivalry in international football today in a 2018 World Cup qualifier that has been dogged by a pre-match row about commemorative poppies...

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    Much-hyped Lafrance shown the door

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on November 10, 2016

    Top-seed Katie Lafrance of USA made a shock exit from the Walton 30th Bangladesh ITF Junior Tennis Championships when she lost to India’s Muskan Gupta in the girls’ quarter-final singles match in Dhaka on Thursday...

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    BPL has no favourites: Mushfiq

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on November 10, 2016

    The fourth edition of Bangladesh Premier League has no clear favourites, observed senior Bangladesh player Mushfiqur Rahim on Thursday after each team played at least one game. Mushfiq’s Barisal Bulls started the tournament on the wrong foot as they lost to Dhaka Dynamites by eight-wicket on the opening day despite him scoring an unbeaten half-century...