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    Windies cricket’s ‘founding father’ Weekes dies

    Agence France-Presse . St John’s | Updated at 02:09am on July 02, 2020

    Legendary batsman Everton Weekes, the last of the famed West Indies ‘Three Ws’, died Wednesday at the age of 95 and was hailed as ‘a founding father’ of the sport in the Caribbean...

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    Sangakkara grilled in WC fixing probe

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 08:44pm on July 02, 2020

    Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara was questioned for nearly 10 hours on Thursday by detectives probing explosive allegations the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was...

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    Real go four points clear after edging Getafe

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 04:53pm on July 03, 2020

    Real Madrid took a big step towards winning La Liga on Thursday by battling past Getafe to move four points clear of Barcelona, with five...

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    Leicester need to ‘reset mentally’ to reach CL

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:13pm on July 02, 2020

    Brendan Rodgers says Leicester need to ‘reset mentally’ to stay in charge of their Champions League destiny after their slump continued with a 2-1 loss at Everton. The Foxes remain third in the...

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    West Ham stun Chelsea, Aubameyang fires Arsenal revival

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:31am on July 02, 2020

    West Ham rocked Chelsea's top-four hopes and boosted their survival bid with a dramatic 3-2 win, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal climbed back...

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    Zidane wants Messi to stay in Spain despite Barca exit claims

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 04:11pm on July 03, 2020

    Lionel Messi was reported on Thursday to be planning to leave Barcelona in 2021, but Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was hoping the Argentine maestro...

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    Treble-chasing Bayern eye Champions League glory

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:22pm on July 01, 2020

    Bayern Munich are expected by the club’s own hierarchy to take the next step towards the treble in Saturday’s German Cup final before they attempt more Champions League glory in August...

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    Zidane warns Real ‘we have won nothing yet’

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:21pm on July 01, 2020

    Iconic coach Zinedine Zidane warned his Real Madrid players on Wednesday to maintain their focus if they are to deliver some silverware this season and pip Barcelona to the league title...

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    Paul Smalley returns as BFF technical director

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on July 01, 2020

    Bangladesh Football Federation on Wednesday reappointed Englishman Paul Smalley as the national technical director of its new look technical department. Smalley, earlier, left the post on October 2019 after...

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    Virus pauses making of women’s U-19 team

    Samiur Rahman | Updated at 10:08pm on July 01, 2020

    Bangladesh Cricket Board’s plan to form the country’s first women’s Under-19 team was put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic and this pause in the team formation process was casting doubts...

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