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  • Nadal, Cilic into ATP Acapulco semi-finals

    Rafael Nadal bounced back from a break down in both sets to defeat Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 and book a spot in the semi-finals of the ATP Mexico Open.

  • ‘Mourinho's winning mentality rubbing off on United’

    Manager Jose Mourinho has instilled a winning mentality at Manchester United, midfielder Ander Herrera said after the club won their first major trophy of the season beating Southampton 3-2 in Sunday's League Cup final at Wembley.

  • Di Maria's birthday brace stuns Barca

    Angel Di Maria scores a brilliant brace on his birthday as Paris Saint-Germain sensationally destroyed Barcelona 4-0 at the Parc des Princes in their Champions League last 16 first leg

  • Uncertainty over Ind-BD venue

    Could the one-off Test match between Bangladesh and India be shifted from the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, whose cricket association is facing a cash crunch, to Kolkata?

  • Hyderabad will host BD Test: HCA

    India’s Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) today rubbished speculations that the organisation will not host the India-Bangladesh Test scheduled in the southern city of Hyderabad from February 13 due to fund crunch.

  • BD squad for first NZ Test announced

    Bangladesh Cricket Board announced the 15-man squad for the first Test against New Zealand at Wellington on January 12, 2017 today.

  • Mustafizur quickly making a mark

    Although pace bowlers usually struggle to put on a positive spin when toiling on the subcontinent, Bangladesh's latest fast-bowling sensation is so far an exception to the rule.

  • 'Batsmen need to get good starts'

    Bangladesh have not won a single match in their previous visits to New Zealand. So, ahead of their latest bout against the Black Caps that starts with the Boxing Day ODI at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Monday, questions were asked about whether the Tigers could end the long-standing jinx this time around.

  • Leipzig's Orban relishing Bayern showdown

    RB Leipzig's goal-scorer Willi Orban is relishing the prospect of Wednesday's Bundesliga showdown and the chance to stop hosts Bayern Munich topping the German league table at Christmas.

  • Real the team to avoid in Champions League draw

    Seven former champions and nine dreaming of a first crown -- Monday's draw for the last 16 of the Champions League throws up a raft of fascinating permutations as the competition switches into knockout mode.

  • Zidane hails Real's fighting spirit

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane paid tribute to his players' spirit after they battled back to beat Deportivo La Coruna 3-2 on Saturday and set a club record 35 games unbeaten in all competitions.

  • Hughes hopes Stoke will end Emirates jinx

    Manager Mark Hughes is aware of Stoke City's poor record at the Emirates Stadium but the 53-year-old is confident his team would break the duck when they take on Arsenal in Saturday's Premier League match.

  • Brazil invite Colombia to play in Chape charity match

    Brazil have invited Colombia to play a friendly match next month with proceeds from the game going to families of the Chapecoense players and staff killed in the Medellin air crash, a Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) spokesman told Reuters on Monday.

  • Pep pleased with Man City's schedule management

    Manager Pep Guardiola is pleased with how well his Manchester City side have coped with their demanding schedule this season as they have managed to stay close to the Premier League summit despite their European commitments.

  • New Zealand lose Boult for second Test

    New Zealand suffered a blow on the eve of the second Test against Pakistan when bowling spearhead Trent Boult was ruled out on Thursday with a knee injury.

  • Ranieri gears up for another Leicester 'fairytale'

    Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri looked forward to "another fairytale" after the 5,000-1 Premier League champions booked their place in the knockout phase of the Champions League.

  • Injured Neuer ruled out of Bayern's clash in Rostov

    Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been ruled out of Bayern Munich's trip to Russia to face Rostov in the Champions League on Wednesday, the German champions said in a statement.

  • Arsenal seek win to kick costly runners-up habit

    Arsenal have a gilt-edged opportunity to kick a self-destructive Champions League habit when they host Paris St Germain on Wednesday knowing victory will seal top spot in Group A.

  • Dortmund victorious in fiesty Der Klassiker

    Borussia Dortmund ended Bayern Munich's unbeaten run, edging a 1-0 win on Saturday thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's 12th goal of the season, cutting the gap between the champions and their biggest title rivals to three points.

  • Bayern under pressure for 'biggest challenge'

    Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich face a stern challenge to their place at the top of the table this weekend when Carlo Ancelotti's Bavarian giants play Borussia Dortmund away on Saturday.

  • Rooney in a fix as Arsenal gun for Man United

    Damaged and derided, Wayne Rooney embodies Manchester United's delicate current predicament as they prepare for Arsenal's visit to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday.

  • Brazil blitz Argentina 3-0

    Brazil dealt Argentina's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals a serious blow on Thursday with a resounding 3-0 win.

  • Poppies and pride as England, Scotland collide

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

  • 500 Barca goals for Messi

    Stars of Emmy-winning television epic "Game of Thrones" got a front row seat at the Lionel Messi show on Sunday as the Argentine superstar scored his 500th Barcelona goal.

  • Bayern draw, Dortmund's Aubameyang scores four

    Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich stumbled to a 1-1 home draw against Hoffenheim on Saturday but stayed three points clear at the top as Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired four goals past Hamburg SV following his midweek ban.

  • Arsenal earn comeback win to reach knockout round

    Mesut Ozil scored a superb late winner as Arsenal hit back from two goals down to beat Ludogorets 3-2 on Tuesday and secure their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with two games to spare.

  • Robben demands more as Bayern make last 16

    Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich's performances must improve as Robert Lewandowski's two goals rescued a 2-1 come-back win at PSV Eindhoven to put them in the Champions League's knock-out phase.

  • Barca will punish City errors

    Barcelona will put Manchester City to the sword if they commit the same kind of errors as they did in their Champions League encounter last month, coach Luis Enrique has said.

  • Leicester seek to continue European stroll

    Leicester City have turned their debut season in the Champions League into a cakewalk and victory over FC Copenhagen on Wednesday would seal their place in the last 16.

  • Rosberg blocks out title talk in Mexico

    Nico Rosberg plans to block out all thoughts of a possible maiden title triumph and focus on sticking to his singular and simple approach when he bids to claim his 10th win of the year in this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix.

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