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New selectors soon
The Faruque Ahmed-led selection panel finished their last assignment by submitting the academy squad to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Sunday for the coming tour of Australia.
Asia Cup
Bangladesh eye 6th place
A depleted Bangladesh hockey team will look to better their last-place finishing in the 2003 Asia Cup when they participate in the seventh edition of the continental hockey championship starting on August
India near series win
India dismissed England captain Michael Vaughan as they closed in on a series victory on the last day of the third and final Test at The Oval here Monday.
Negatively positive!
Watching Rahul Dravid during his 96-ball 12 was to see a captain ponder with the bat.
Kamal's death anniversary tomorrow
Abahani Limited will observe the 32nd death anniversary of the club's founder Sheikh Kamal tomorrow.
Remember, I'm Your New Boss!

Kumble leaves McGrath behind
Anil Kumble surpassed Glenn McGrath to become the world's third highest wicket-taker in Tests as India bowled England out for 345 on the fourth day of the third and final Test at The Oval on Sunday.
WI coach hunt officially on
More than three months after Bennett King stepped down as West Indies coach, the cricket board has finally advertised for applications to fill the vacancy.
Harmy on the comeback
Steve Harmison continued his comeback after a hernia operation when he was named in Durham's Championship side to face Surrey over four days from Monday.
Hoggard returns for Yorkshire
Matthew Hoggard returns to the Yorkshire side for their Championship match against Worcestershire at Kidderminster after recovering from the back spasms which have ruled him out of the Test series against
Langer staying as Somerset
Somerset captain Justin Langer is set to sign a contract for the 2008 season with the county this week.
Barclays English Premier League
ManU Held at Home

Rooney out for two months
Wayne Rooney will be out for two months with a hairline fracture in his left foot, Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson said Monday.
Barclays English Premier League
Arsenal accused of simulation
Furious Fulham manager Lawrie Sanchez accused Arsenal of diving after his side slipped to a controversial 2-1 English Premier League defeat on Sunday.
Barclays English Premier League
Jose fearful of injuries
Just when Jose Mourinho thought his injury worries were starting to fade, Michael Essien has joined the ranks of Chelsea's walking wounded.
Bundes Liga
Delight for debutants
Bundesliga newboys Karlsruhe and Duisburg marked their arrival in Germany's top flight with convincing away wins on Sunday but Bayern Munich finished the opening weekend on top of the table.
Championnat De Football Professionnel
Pretenders fire blank
Title pretenders Lens and Paris St Germain did little to inspire faith in their own fans with a dire 0-0 draw on Sunday.
'Germany not yet there'
Germany's head coach Joachim Loew said on Monday his side still have some way to go if they are to challenge Europe's elite at next summer's European Champion-ships.
Hamburg deny van der Vaart offer
Hamburg have not received an offer from Spanish first division side Valencia for their Dutch captain Rafael van der Vaart, a spokesman for the Bundesliga club said on Monday.
Djokovic fells Federer
Novak Djokovic elbowed his way into the tennis elite on Sunday with a 7-6 , 2-6, 7-6 defeat of world number one Roger Federer in the final of the Montreal Masters.
Akhtar to fight the fine
Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar said Monday he had appealed against a 300,000 rupees (5,000 dollars) fine imposed by the Pakistan Cricket Board after he walked out of a training camp.
Biggies look forward
After Novak Djokovic's stunning triumph at the Montreal Masters, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will try to get their US Open preparations back on track in Cincinnati this week.
A Serbian day
Serbian third seed Ana Ivanovic defeated fourth-seeded Russian Nadia Petrova 7-5, 6-4 here Sunday to win the 600,000-dollar WTA hard court tournament.
Forrest Gump's coach arrested
The coach of India's five-year-old marathon runner, Budhia Singh, was arrested Monday after the wonder boy accused him of torture, reports said.
Shootout heartbreak for Daily Star
The Daily Star's march in the Meril Media Cup football tournament was brought to a grinding halt by New Nation who won the battle of the English dailies in penalty shootout at the Bangabandhu National

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