Vol. 5 Num 111 Mon. September 13, 2004    
 
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ICC Champions Trophy, Englad 2004
Too many questions
Bangladesh think-tank has a history of keeping everybody guessing when it comes to choosing a team. And more often then not when they announce the final roster nobody gets it right.
 
Naimuddin's parting grace
Brothers Union coach Syed Nai-muddin hosted a dinner in honour of his Premier Division and National Football League (NFL) double winning team on Saturday night.
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US Open
Federer-Hewitt finale
Roger Federer oozed flair and Lleyton Hewitt bristled with determination on Saturday as the duo marched into the US Open final.
 
ICC Champions Trophy, England 2004
TROPHY TREATS
Despite a disastrous performance by the Bangladesh cricket team at least the fans came in numbers to cheer them on.
 
ICC Champions Trophy, England 2004
Staple doesn't lose heart
USA skipper Richard Staple looked ahead to the daunting task of tackling world champions Australia and insisted his team will not go down without a fight in their ICC Champions Trophy clash.
 
ICC Champions Trophy, England 2004
Kenya result satisfying
India captain Sourav Ganguly claimed his side could have finished off Kenya earlier in their 98-run win in the opening Pool C game of the ICC Champions Trophy here but he wanted to give his part-timebowlers
 
ICC Champions Trophy, England 2004
'Lanka clash massive'
England captain Michael Vaughan said Friday's crucial ICC Champions Trophy clash against Sri Lanka offered his side a chance to take a step towards ending a "fantastic summer" in style.
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US Open
Not just any Russian
Svetlana Kuznetsova could have been competing for a cycling gold medal at the Athens Olympics two weeks ago, instead she has become the first Russian women's singles champion at the US Open.
 
'Shockwave' for Sachin
India's Sachin Tendulkar will undergo state-of-the-art treatment in order to cure his tennis elbow in time for the Test series against Australia.

"We're going to try this new shockwave treatment.

 
Eves' football ready to roll
Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) will organise an invitational football tournament for the women later this month in Dhaka.
 
Div II chess
Rajbari, Dolphin Chess Club, Mitra Chess Club and Uttara Central Chess Club got off to a flying start when they collected full points on the opening day of the Metropolitan Second Division Chess League
 
School b'ball
Maple Leaf and St Gregory's recorded effortless wins in yesterday's AKTEL school basketball tournament at the Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium.
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The end is near?
Victoria 'Posh' Beckham and David Beckham could be heading for a marriage split despite the former Spice Girl being pregnant with couple's third child.
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Primera Liga
Real thank Beckham
A classy free kick from Real Madrid's David Beckham and smart goals from Barcelona new boys Ludovic Giuly and Henrik Larsson allowed both teams to maintain their 100 percent records in the Primera Liga
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Serie A
Draw opening for Milan giants
Italian champions AC Milan and title challengers Inter Milan were both held to 2-2 draws against unfancied opponents as the Serie A season got off to a surprising start on Saturday.
 
Bundesliga
Stuttgart surge ahead
VfB Stuttgart are the new Bundesliga leaders after a nervy 2-0 win over SV Hamburg moved them into pole position while Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen succumbed to surprise defeats.
 
Premiership
Gunners go on and on
Champions Arsenal extended their record unbeaten Premier League run to 45 games with a 3-0 win at Fulham on Saturday but title rivals Chelsea were held 0-0 at Aston Villa and Manchester United scraped
 
'Small teams need help'
India captain Sourav Ganguly has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to help out smaller cricketing nations such as Kenya by giving them extra international fixtures.
 
Dalmiya's dream may shatter
Jagmohan Dalmiya's attempt to seal a lifelong role for himself in the Indian cricket board, as a kingmaker, is in jeopardy.
 
Maradona in hospital
Diego Maradona was taken to hospital for a time on Saturday with breathing problems, but was then sent back to a drug treatment center and his life was not in immediate danger, a family member said.
 
Ligue 1
PSG jinx continues
Paris St Germain failed again to secure their first win of the season ahead of their Champions League opener against Chelsea while unsung Toulouse move to the top of Ligue 1 on Saturday.
 
Europe's elite give thumbs up to FIFA plan
Europe's top clubs have withdrawn their opposition to FIFA's new-look Club World Championship and agreed to play in the six-club tournament.
 

 
   
 
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