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Human Relief exhibition game raises staggering 3k for charity

Emdad Rahman : Charity was the winner as the Human Relief Foundation hosted a charity exhibition game at Mile end to raise money for important humanitarian causes. The HRF Blue Brawlers Boxing and Yellow teams took to the field to support the construction of water wells and cataract operations to help the most vulnerable people in some of the world’s ...

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Limehouse boxing boys show their worth

Emdad Rahman : Youngsters from the Limehouse Marina Elite Boxing Academy enjoyed success during an evening of boxing bouts as three promising proteges put up sterling boxing performances to serve a taste of what the future looks like. The event was the prestigious Fisher ABC annual dinner show at the Millennium Hotel, Grosvenor Square. Arafat Salum (55.5kg) had a rematch ...

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Liverpool European Cup legends hit the town

Emdad Rahman : A compendium of star faces took part in a special meet and greet with football fans as the 5 Times Official Liverpool Legends Euro Winners was held  at the Liverpool Hilton. The event included a meet and greet with the legends, autographs, photos and show, which was followed by post event entertainment by Marc Kenny. Former Liverpool ...

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Liverpool European Cup legends hit the town

Emdad Rahman : A compendium of star faces took part in a special meet and greet with football fans as the 5 Times Official Liverpool Legends Euro Winners was held  at the Liverpool Hilton. The event included a meet and greet with the legends, autographs, photos and show, which was followed by post event entertainment by Marc Kenny. Former Liverpool ...

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Second married couple to play test cricket

They were team-mates at the Under-10 level, battling for the wicketkeeping gloves. One kept the gloves, and became Australia’s No. 1 keeper. The other turned to fast bowling and eventually took the new ball for Australia. On Friday, Alyssa Healy and Mitchell Starc were married at an undisclosed waterfront location in Sydney, and were quick to coin the hashtag #stealy, ...

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Messi reaches 500-goal milestone

Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal when he netted for Barcelona against Valencia in La Liga action on Sunday, reports BBC. Messi, already the leading scorer of all time for both Barcelona and La Liga, bagged his 500th goal in 633 appearances. The forward now has 450 goals in 526 games with Barcelona and 50 in 107 games for ...

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‘Back home after the IPL, I want to buy myself a new motorbike’: Mustafizur

Sunrisers Hyderabad had a forgettable start to their Indian Premier League-9 campaign after Royal Challengers Bangalore slammed 227-4 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. RCB’s Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers may have toyed with the bowlers at will, but one SRH bowler still managed to command respect from the lot — Mustafizur Rahman. The Bangladeshi left-arm seamer, who ...

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Nadal claims Monte Carlo Masters title

Rafael Nadal claimed his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title, his first ATP crown since July 2014, as the Spaniard defeated Frenchman Gael Monfils in Sunday’s final by three sets. It has taken Nadal four years to wait for crowning in the Principality and almost two years for an ATP 1000 Masters title, Xinhua news agency reported. Nadal, who won in ...

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PCB wants Inzamam as chief selector

 Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq is likely to be appointed chief selector of Pakistan, after the PCB requested the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) to release him from his role as Afghanistan head coach. If appointed, this will be Inzamam’s first appointment as selector at any level. The move came after Waqar Younis, who recently resigned as Pakistan’s head coach, argued in ...

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Serena, Djokovic win Laureus awards

Tennis players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named the sportsman and woman of the year at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards, reports BBC. The awards honour the most notable sporting figures and their achievements of the previous year. Serbia’s Djokovic, 28, reached all four Grand Slam finals last year, winning three of them, while American Williams, 34, also ...

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