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  • Muktijoddha Sangsad players celebrate their Federation Cup semi-final win over Team BJMC in penalty shoot-out at the Bangabadhu National Stadium on Saturday. — New Age photo

  • England’s captain Alastair Cook is bowled out by Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson during the second day of their second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval on Friday. — Reuters photo

  • (From L-R): Manchester United players Phil Jones, Javier Hernandez and Robin van Persie look devastated after conceding a goal against Newcastle United during their Premier League match at Old Trafford on Saturday. — Reuters photo

  • Barcelona forward Pedro Rodriguez scores against Cartagena during their Copa del Rey match at the Cartagonova municipal stadium on Friday. — AFP photo

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Muktis bury eight years of gloom

Muktijoddha Sangsad players celebrate their Federation Cup semi-final win over Team BJMC in penalty shoot-out at the Bangabadhu National Stadium on Saturday. — New Age photo
After an eight-year hiatus, Muktijoddha Sangsad finally put their frustration behind and moved to a major cup final after their penalty shootout victory against Team BJMC in the Federation Cup semifinal on Saturday. As the tie was delicately balanced at... Full story

Nat̢۪l camp delayed by a day

The national cricket team̢۪s preparation camp could not be started as per plan as it was postponed for a day after a request by the Bangladesh Cricket Board̢۪s grounds committee, said a BCB official on Saturday. Full story

Johnson wrecks England

England’s captain Alastair Cook is bowled out by Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson during the second  day of their second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval on Friday. — Reuters photo
Mitchell Johnson shattered England̢۪s hopes of a series-levelling win in the second Test with one of the great Ashes bowling spells as Australia took an iron grip on Saturday. Johnson reprised his man-of-the-match performance in the 381-run first Gabba Test... Full story

Rain ends New Zealand hopes of a win

New Zealand were stranded an agonising 33 runs short of their first Test victory in more than a year Saturday when rain washed out the final session of the first Test against the West Indies in Dunedin. Full story

Krishnan, Pai Hsiao claim singles title

Malaysian shuttler Yogendran Krishnan and Pai Hsiao Ma of Chinese Taipei clinched the men̢۪s and women̢۪s singles crown respectively in the Yonex-Sunrise Bangladesh Open International Badminton Challenge at Mirpur on Saturday. Full story

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THE FADING FACE

Alamgir Mohammad Adel is one of the outstanding hockey players of Bangladesh. Considered a talented centre-forward, he represented the then East Pakistan hockey team for a number of seasons as one of two Bengali players. Also a former coach and umpire... Full story

‘Johnson blowing us away’

Unbeaten on 72 after another dismal batting display by England on Saturday, Ian Bell said Australia̢۪s Mitchell Johnson held no fear for him. He was unable to extend the same confidence in his team mates, however, after... Full story

Harden leads Rockets

Houston̢۪s James Harden scored 34 points to lead the Rockets to a convincing 105-83 win over Golden State, strengthening their hold on second place in the NBA̢۪s Southwest Division. Full story

Ribery leads seven-goal Bayern

France̢۪s Franck Ribery produced a commanding display as Bayern Munich extended their record unbeaten Bundesliga run to 40 matches with a 7-0 away romp at Werder Bremen on Saturday. Full story

England lions not welcome in Amazon jungle

England coach Roy Hodgson has been told that he is not welcome at the Amazon World Cup venue of Manaus after publically expressing his reservations over the heat and humidity in the Brazilian jungle. Full story

Low ready to face heat in Brazil

Germany coach Joachim Low said his side will need to adapt to hot and humid conditions against Ghana, USA and Portugal at the World Cup. Low̢۪s Germany kick off their Brazil 2014 campaign in Group G against Portugal in Salvador on... Full story

Juventus in seventh heaven

Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A to six points after winning their seventh league match in a row, 2-0 at spirited Bologna on Friday. Arturo Vidal met a delicately chipped Federico Peluso pass in the 12th minute to... Full story

England-Italy WC clash moved forward

World governing body FIFA announced on Saturday that the kick-off in next year̢۪s World Cup group game between England and Italy in Brazil has been brought forward by three hours. Full story

Scolari not looking beyond group phase

Luiz Felipe Scolari said his side would not be complacent following a World Cup draw Friday which put the hosts in Group A with Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon. The five-time champions, desperate to win the trophy on home soil... Full story

United sink further, Chelsea crash at Stoke

(From L-R):  Manchester United players Phil Jones, Javier Hernandez and Robin van Persie look devastated after conceding a goal against Newcastle United during their Premier League match at Old Trafford on Saturday. — Reuters photo
Manchester United̢۪s dismal season lurched into crisis on Saturday after a 1-0 loss at home to Newcastle United condemned the champions to their fifth defeat of the campaign. Yohan Cabaye̢۪s goal just after the hour gave Newcastle their first... Full story

Barca back to winning ways

Barcelona forward Pedro Rodriguez scores against Cartagena during their Copa del Rey match at the Cartagonova municipal stadium on Friday. — AFP photo
Barcelona bounced back from consecutive defeats away to Ajax and Athletic Bilbao with a 4-1 win at third-tier Cartagena in the first leg of their Copa del Rey fourth round tie on Friday. With Barca in need of a response after two disappointing performances... Full story

REACTION TO WORLD CUP DRAW

Vicente del Bosque, Luiz Felipe Scolari
‘It’s always good to start off against a European team because they have to go through an adaptation period in Brazil and there are a series of things they’ll need to implement,’ he said of the tournament opener against Croatia on June 12. ‘It will be a balanced... Full story

SOCCERLINE

Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand has expressed reservations about manager David Moyes̢۪ method of revealing his starting line-up for the club̢۪s games. Whereas Moyes̢۪ storied predecessor Alex... Full story


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