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Bangladesh post 302/2 on Day 1 of 1st Test vs SL

PALLEKELE, April 21: Najmul Hossain smashed his maiden hundred while Mominul Haque and Tamim Iqbal hit fifties as Bangladesh ended day one of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in the driver’s seat on Wednesday. An unbroken 150-run…

Ten clubs withdraw from Super League

London, April 21: The Super League collapsed before a ball was kicked in the European breakaway competition after being abandoned by the six English clubs, all three Italian clubs besides Atletico Madrid. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool,…

Liverpool owner attempts to regain fans’ trust

London, April 21: After the aborted attempt to form a European Super League, Liverpool owner John Henry attempted to regain the trust of fans with an apology video on Wednesday. The same public contrition was yet to come from all six of the…

FC Goa suffer first AFC CL loss

Margao, April 21: FC Goa put up a spirited fight before going down 1-2 to Group E leaders Persepolis FC, bringing to an end the Indian club's unbeaten run in the AFC Champions League here on Tuesday. FC Goa grabbed the lead when Edu Bedia…

Schalke relegated from Bundesliga after 33 years

Berlin, April 21: Schalke was finally relegated from the Bundesliga after a dismal season with a 1-0 loss at Arminia Bielefeld, when Bayern Munich closed in on another title. Fabian Klos' 50th-minute goal was enough for Bielefeld to deal…

Relegation-threatened Brighton hold Chelsea

London, April 21: Chelsea were held to a goalless draw by 16th place Brighton, a result that they would rue as a win would have pushed them up to third place in the EPL standings. The single point, however, did push them up to fourth place.…

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Spain court bans UEFA, FIFA from acting against Super League Madrid, April 21: A Spanish judge issued a preliminary ruling stopping FIFA and UEFA from taking any immediate action or making statements against the Super League. The ruling…

Eight Indian pugilists enter Youth C’ship finals

New Delhi, April 21: Eight Indian boxers, including seven women, stormed into the finals of the youth world championships in Kielce, Poland, an unprecedented achievement for the country in the marquee age group event. Apart from the eight…