Category Archives: SPORTS

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Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter as president

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected president of Fifa, football’s world governing body, in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegations. Mr Blatter’s rival, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan,…

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Best 7 ODI matches at ‘Home of Cricket’

One of the best grounds in the subcontinent, the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium has hosted some exhilarating encounters between Bangladesh and visiting teams since 2006. Also known as the Mirpur…

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Sri Lanka suffer injuries to Karunaratne, Herath

Sri Lanka will be without batsman Dimuth Karunaratne for the remainder of the World Cup, after he broke a finger during fielding practice. Leg-spinning all-rounder Seekuge Prasanna, already in Australia…

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Alonso to miss Australian Grand Prix

McLaren’s Fernando Alonso will miss the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March on medical advice. Doctors have advised the 33-year-old Spaniard, who crashed in testing on 22 February, not…

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Jagmohan Dalmiya returns as India cricket chief

Veteran official Jagmohan Dalmiya has been elected chief of Indian cricket’s governing body, a decade after his first stint, reports say. He replaces the Board of Control for Cricket in…

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Gayle cracks first World Cup 200

West Indies opener Chris Gayle hit the first double century in World Cup history in their Pool B victory over Zimbabwe at Canberra. The 35-year-old left-hander reached 200 off 138 balls, hitting…

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England must be united – Moeen Ali

England must stick together at the World Cup and ignore the negativity surrounding the team, says opening batsman Moeen Ali. Following heavy defeats by Australia and New Zealand, Moeen hit…

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Bangladesh replace Hossain with Shafiul

Bangladesh have named seamer Shafiul Islam as a replacement for fellow paceman Al-Amin Hossain, who has been sent home from the World Cup for breaching a team curfew. Hossain broke…

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Al-Amin Hossain sent back home

Bangladesh are to send fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain home from the World Cup for breaching a team curfew. The Bangladesh Cricket board confirmed on Sunday that the 25-year-old  will take no further…

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Bangladesh-Australia game under cyclone threat

Australia’s World Cup Pool A match with Bangladesh on Saturday could be called off if a cyclone hovering north of Brisbane hits the city. Michael Clarke missed the 111-run win over…