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Weavers FC clinch the ILFL Winter League

Weavers FC clinch the ILFL Winter League

Emdad Rahman :: Weavers FC followed up their recent Sonali Othith Masters champions by being crowned The Veterans League Premier Division winter champions in the Inner London Football League. The title was in the balance as the final fixtures were played ...

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Petra Kvitova: Two-time champion ‘on track’ for Wimbledon after stabbing

Petra Kvitova: Two-time champion ‘on track’ for Wimbledon after stabbing

Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home. The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed on 20 December by an intruder in her ...

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Haris Sohail replaces Umar Akmal in Pakistan Trophy squad

Haris Sohail replaces Umar Akmal in Pakistan Trophy squad

Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail will replace middle-order batsman Umar Akmal, who was unceremoniously withdrawn from the Champions Trophy squad over fitness concerns a week before the competition, it was announced Tuesday. The 27-year-old Akmal, known for his chequered disciplinary record, failed two fitness tests ...

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Football: Manchester attack scars Europa League final

Football: Manchester attack scars Europa League final

Manchester United’s preparations for Wednesday’s Europa League final were plunged into sadness on Tuesday after a bomb attack at a Manchester pop concert killed 22 people and injured dozens more.   United manager Jose Mourinho led his players in a ...

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Australian Damien Wright appointed Bangladesh Under-19 cricket coach

Australian Damien Wright appointed Bangladesh Under-19 cricket coach

Bangladesh Cricket Board has put Australian coach Damien Wright in charge of the Under-19 team until the 2018 Youth World Cup. The 41-year-old Cricket Australia Level 3 coach will take charge of the team from July. The Under-19 World Cup ...

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Roqibul makes new record in MSC loss

Roqibul makes new record in MSC loss

Roqibul Hassan made a new scoring record when he hammered 190 off 138 balls for Mohammedan Sporting Club in their Dhaka Premier League match against arch-rivals Abahani Limited in BKSP on Monday. Roqibul’s innings, which failed to sail Mohammedan through ...

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Chelsea target Virgil van Dijk will stay at Southampton, insists Claude Puel

Chelsea target Virgil van Dijk will stay at Southampton, insists Claude Puel

Chelsea target Virgil van Dijk will still be at Southampton next season, insists Saints boss Claude Puel. Standard Sport reported in March that Chelsea have been keen on the Netherlands international for much of the season, though Liverpool and City had emerged as rivals in what would likely ...

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Arsenal stun MU, Liverpool held

Arsenal stun MU, Liverpool held

Aresnal got a huge boost in their quest for a spot in the Champions League when they beat Manchester United by 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium in London on Sunday.  After a barren first-half Granit Xhaka put Arsenal ahead with ...

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