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Barcelona may leave La Liga if Catalonia gains independence from Spain

Barcelona and its members would have to decide which soccer league to play in if Catalonia gained independence from Spain, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu said on Monday. The Catalan club played behind closed doors at the Nou Camp on Sunday, beating Las Palmas 3-0 in La Liga, as a protest against Spain using force to prevent voters taking part ...

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Messi topped himself

The breakdown of the old record is now a new record for Lionel Messi. Barcelona’s Argentine wizard is constantly making records In the record breaking match, on Tuesday night, he broke his old record and Messi wrote again. On Tuesday night, Messi scored 4 goals against this time against Spanish La Liga. His team got Barcelona 6-1 in a big ...

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Warner, Handscomb give Australia momentum

An unbeaten century stand between David Warner and Peter Handscomb led Australia’s strong reply against Bangladesh on day two of the second and final Test in Chittagong on Tuesday.   The visitors were 225-2 at stumps in their first innings, trailing by 80 runs after Bangladesh were bowled out for 305.   Warner was batting on 88 with Handscomb on ...

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Keys advances to US Open quarter-finals

US 15th seed Madison Keys advanced to her first US Open quarter-final on Monday by defeating Ukraine’s fourth- seeded Elina Svitolina 7-6 (7/2), 1-6, 6-4.   Keys, a 2015 Australian Open semi-finalist, will play 418th-ranked Estonian qualifier Kaia Kanepi on Wednesday to decide a semi-final berth.   The loss ended Svitolina’s hope to become world number one next week, a ...

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Bangladeshi boat race takes the UK by storm

A total of 18 teams from around the UK participated in this year’s boat race. Two teams of women also participated. They live in the United Kingdom, thousands of miles away from home. Some have moved there, some were born there. They may live in a western country, but their roots are back in Bangladesh. Thus, when occasion calls, these ...

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: ‘Frightening money, hollow legacy?’

Conor McGregor’s first words at his post-fight news conference announced he was at the lectern with his own branded whiskey. It was another sell at the end of arguably the greatest sell in boxing history. Former five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather stopped the Irish UFC fighter, who was making his boxing debut, in the 10th round after one of the ...

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Bangladeshi boat race takes the UK by storm

A total of 18 teams from around the UK participated in this year’s boat race. Two teams of women also participated. They live in the United Kingdom, thousands of miles away from home. Some have moved there, some were born there. They may live in a western country, but their roots are back in Bangladesh. Thus, when occasion calls, these ...

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Bangladesh lead by 88 runs at stumps on Day 2

Bangladesh scored 45 for one after 22 overs in their 2nd innings of first Test at stumps on Day 2 at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Monday.   Bangladesh now lead by 88 runs with 9 wickets remaining in their hand.   Soumya Sarkar again thrown out his wicket at the previous over of the last over of the day. ...

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