Volume 4 Number 77 Mon. August 11, 2003    
 
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'We'll form a good team'
Faruque made new chief selector
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) cast aside traditional values when it picked up a young set of minds to form the new selection committee.
 
No NFL at BNS?
Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) looks set to get a negative response from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) in regard to their request for allocation of the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) for
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Ramij saves Abahani
A first half short corner goal from Sheikh Ramij Ahmed helped defending champions Abahani Krira Chakra survive a scare from Mariner Young's Club defeating them by a solitary goal at the Maulana Bhasani
 
NFL Super 6 draw today
The draw for the Nitol-Tata Third National Football League Super Six phase will be held at the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) office at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today evening.
 
College b'ball from Aug 13
The first Europa college basketball championship will begin on August 13 at the wooden-floor gymnasium at Dhanmondi.
 
Cricket SAF Games bound!
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Sunday suggested the inclusion of cricket in the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games as part of a move to end a deadlock between the two neighbours.
 
Darren singles out Mashrafee, Hannan
Australia batsman Darren Lehmann says he supports Bangladesh's entry into Test cricket but admits only two of their players are good enough to play at interstate level in Australia.
 
Adams spins too much
South Africa spinner Paul Adams achieved the rare feat of taking nine wickets in an innings as the Proteas warmed up for next week's third Test against England with a 101 run-win against Kent on the final
 
Boycott flays Fletcher
Geoffrey Boycott has rounded on England's cricket coach Duncan Fletcher for not taking the blame when things go badly and failing to understand the importance of county cricket.
 
Clijsters versus Davenport
Top seed Kim Clijsters moved another step closer to the world No. 1 ranking by beating Italy's Francesca Schiavone 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday in the semi-finals of the 635,000 dollar WTA Los Angeles event.
 
Roddick halts Federer Express
Andy Roddick advanced to the final of the Montreal Masters after a nail-biting win over Roger Federer 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, depriving the Wimbledon champion of the opportunity to oust Andre Agassi from the world
 
Athens 2004
2004 Games on track?
As preparations for the 2004 Athens Olympics enter the final straight, construction delays are still giving the International Olympic Committee (IOC) some serious headaches.
 
Lennox taking a year out
Lennox Lewis remains undecided on whether to hang up his gloves but has confirmed he will not fight again this year.
 
Howard United's hero
New boy Tim Howard was Manchester United's shootout hero as the Premiership champions beat Arsenal to take the Community Shield in Cardiff on Sunday.
 
British managers have weak hearts!
Such is the pressure of running a modern-day professional football team that almost a third of managers in England show signs of heart trouble, a report said on Sunday.
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Real end Asian adventure
Thailand's national side turned in a strong performance against Real Madrid Sunday, narrowly beaten 2-1 as the Spanish superstars wrapped up their four-nation tour of Asia.
 
Bundesliga
Hargreaves saves Bayern
Champions Bayern Munich needed a last gasp free-kick from Owen Hargreaves to cap a fine comeback and secure a 3-3 draw with Hannover at the AWD-Arena on Saturday, a repeat of last season's scoreline at
 
Scottish Premiership
Rangers' first day fireworks
Rangers took first blood in the 2003/04 Scottish Premier League race on Saturday with a four-goal demolition of ten-man Kilmarnock at Ibrox Park.
 

 
   
 
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