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  • A bellboy of Hotel Agrabad is seen loading the bags of the visiting West Indies Under-19 team in Chittagong on Monday. – New Age photo

  • Bangladesh cricket team captain Mushfiqur Rahim leads a warm-up drill during the national camp at Mirpur on Monday. — New Age photo

  • An image of Brazuca, the official 2014 World Cup soccer ball, is projected during a 3D presentation at its unveiling in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December 3. The draw ceremony was televised live to more than 190 countries from the Atlantic beach resort of Costa do Sauipe. — AP photo

  • The ball goes past Arsenal’s Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny (L) and hits the side netting after a shot from Everton’s Spanish striker Gerard Deulofeu for a late equaliser during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at The Emirates Stadium in north London on Sunday. — AFP photo

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BCB desperate for series revival

A bellboy of Hotel Agrabad is seen loading the bags of the visiting West Indies Under-19 team in Chittagong on Monday. – New Age photo
The Bangladesh Cricket Board made a last-ditch attempt on Monday to salvage the Under-19 series against the touring West Indies side after the West Indies Cricket Board decided to pull out their team citing security fears. The WICB̢۪s... Full story

ICC asks BCB for security report

The International Cricket Council asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board to submit a report on the current situation in the country, BCB officials said on Monday. The request from cricket̢۪s governing body comes after the West... Full story

BCB fears the worst as WI pull out team

The Bangladesh Cricket Board warned that the political situation could threaten the future of cricket in Bangladesh after the West Indies Cricket Board on Monday decided to pull out their Under-19 side from ongoing tour due to security concerns. Full story

Australia on brink of Ashes redemption

A ruthless Australia rattled through England̢۪s final four wickets on Monday to complete an emphatic 218-run victory in the second Ashes Test and push the tourists to the brink of a humiliating series defeat. The crushing win at Adelaide Oval puts Australia 2-0... Full story

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Jurgensen lauds Tamim̢۪s fitness

Bangladesh cricket team captain Mushfiqur Rahim leads a warm-up drill during the national camp at Mirpur on 
Monday.  — New Age photo
National cricket team coach Shane Jurgensen praised star opener Tamim Iqbal for his work on his fitness at the start of the Tigers̢۪ training camp ahead of their home series against Sri Lanka beginning in January. Full story

Vaughan fears 5-0 drubbing

England are heading for a 5-0 Ashes series drubbing in Australia unless they can recover mentally from two crushing defeats, former captain Michael Vaughan said on Monday. Australia won the second Test by 218 runs in Adelaide... Full story

Lakers lose in Kobe̢۪s return

Amir Johnson scored 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat Los Angeles 106-94 despite the return of Kobe Bryant. Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points and had three steals and the Raptors... Full story

Siddik gets reception at Kurmitola

Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman met with chief of Army Staff and president of Kurmitola Golf Club General Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan to share his World Cup experience before a reception at the Kurmitola Golf Club on Monday. Full story

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2014 World Cup as polluting as 560,000 cars

An image of Brazuca, the official 2014 World Cup soccer ball, is projected during a 3D presentation at its unveiling in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December 3. The draw ceremony was televised live to more than 190 countries from the Atlantic beach resort of Costa do Sauipe. — AP photo
The World Cup may be great for planet football, but it isn̢۪t so good for planet Earth. FIFA says the 2014 tournament, which will require huge amounts of air travel to venues across Brazil, will produce the equivalent of 2.72 million metric tons... Full story

Last-gasp Everton hold Arsenal

The ball goes past Arsenal’s Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny (L) and hits the side netting after a shot from Everton’s Spanish striker Gerard Deulofeu for a late equaliser during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at The Emirates Stadium in north London on Sunday. — AFP photo
Premier League leaders Arsenal were left five points clear at the top of the Premier League after visitors Everton fought back to claim a 1-1 draw on Sunday. It seemed the Gunners were about to go seven points... Full story

Arsenal face Spurs in FA Cup third round

Premier League leaders Arsenal will face arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the pick of next month̢۪s FA Cup third round ties after the north London duo were drawn against one another on Sunday. Between them the clubs... Full story

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It's now-or-never for CL last-16 hopefuls

Holders Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are already through to the Champions League round of 16. Eight other places are up for grabs... Full story

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Ronaldo targets new goal record Cristiano Ronaldo can set a new record for goals scored in a Champions League group stage when already-qualified Real Madrid visit FC Copenhagen on Tuesday. The Portuguese has... Full story

Bayern̢۪s Guardiola targets perfect six

Coach Pep Guardiola has demanded holders Bayern Munich finish the Champions League̢۪s group phase with the perfect record of six wins by seeing off Manchester City at home on Tuesday. Bayern are on a record run of 10 consecutive.... Full story

Messi, Ribery and Ronaldo shortlisted for Ballon d̢۪Or

Lionel Messi, Franck Ribery and Cristiano Ronaldo were on Monday shortlisted for this year̢۪s Ballon d̢۪Or, football̢۪s world governing body FIFA and sponsors France Football magazine said. Barcelona forward Messi has already won... Full story

Sharapova happy with ‘baby step’ return

Maria Sharapova described her comeback after a four-month injury absence as a ‘baby step’ forward in her recovery. The four-time major winner took on 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic in an exhibition match in Bogota as she... Full story


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