• West Indies beat Sri Lanka to win 2012 World Twenty20 title

    Marlon Samuels produced a brilliant allround performance to guide West Indies to a 36-run victory over Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 final on Sunday.

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  • Sri Lanka in World T20 final

    Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 16 runs in a tense semifinal of the World Twenty20 cricket at R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday.

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  • Dhaka, Sept 25 (UNB) - Pakistan defeated Bangladesh comprehensively by eight wickets in the final Group D match of the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka on Tuesday.


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  • T20 World Cup: It's must win for Tigers

    Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim said feedback from former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq will help counter Saeed Ajmal in their do-or-die clash against Pakistan on Tuesday.

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  • Federer loses to Berdych in US Open quarterfinals

    Five-time champion Roger Federer was knocked out of the U.S....

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  • Pakistan crushed Australia by seven wickets

    Pakistan crushed Australia by seven wickets in the opening Twenty20 international on Wednesday....

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  • Bangladesh women's cricket team defeated South Africa

    Bangladesh women's cricket team defeated South Africa by two wickets in the first one-dayer on Thursday....

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  • Lleyton Hewitt has been selected to play against Germany in what will be an Australian record 33rd Davis Cup tie.....

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  • New Zealand was dismissed out for 248 in its second innings early on the fourth day to set India a competitive 261-target in the second and final test....

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  • Centurian Cheteshwar Pujara and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni consolidated India's position against New Zealand on Friday as the home side reached 371-5 at lunch on the second day of the first test....

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  • Barcelona came from behind to beat Real Madrid 3-2 on Thursday in the opening leg of the Spanish Super Cup, giving Tito Vilanova a victory in his first meeting as head coach against counterpart Jose Mourinho....

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  • Shakib returns as No. 1 all-rounder in test cricket

    Bangladeshi all-rounder and former national captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ranked No. 1 all-rounder (Test cricket) in the Reliance ICC Test Championship All-Rounder Rankings.

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  • Shakib Al Hasan nominated for ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year

    Bangladeshi all-rounder and former national captain Shakib Al Hasan has been nominated for the LG ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year Award....

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  • Kvitova defeats Li Na for Rogers Cup title

    Petra Kvitova outlasted China's Li Na 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 to take the Rogers Cup title Monday.....

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  • The flame for the London Olympics has been extinguished...

     

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  • The United States won its first gold medal in women's water polo, getting five goals from Maggie Steffens and a sterling performance from goalkeeper Betsey Armstrong to cruise to an 8-5 win over Spain on Thursday.
    The Americans overpowered a young Spanish team at both ends of the pool to lead 5-2 by halftime, and they never looked back.
    "I am speechless. It still hasn't sunk in," U.S. captain Brenda Villa said. "I can't describe it. It's the end of a journey, and I got my fairy-tale ending."
    The U.S. has long been a power in women's water polo, but...

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  • Japan had more than enough chances to beat the United States for the second straight time in a major women's football final.

    But the Japanese ended up on the losing side at the London Games on Thursday, just a year after taking the World Cup title.
    Japan played well and showed some of the same poise it had in the World Cup final against the Americans in 2011.
    But it squandered too many scoring chances at Wembley in its 2-1 loss to the now three-time defending Olympic champions.
    Japan twice hit the crossbar and missed on several opportunities fro...

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  • The United States and Jamaica reached the final in the women's 4x100-meter Olympic relay Thursday night.
    The Americans easily won their heat in 41.64 seconds, with Tianna Madison, Jeneba Tarmoh, Bianca Knight and Lauryn Williams carrying the baton.
    The Jamaicans weren't nearly as smooth. Sherone Simpson and Schillonie Calvert nearly botched the exchange between the second and third legs. With Samantha Henry-Robinson running the opening 100 meters and Kerron Stewart serving as the anchor, the Jamaicans finished in 42.37 seconds, edged at the line by ...

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  • US dominates Olympic track and field golds

    The United States dominated Wednesday night's track events at the London Games, taking three out of four golds, including in the biggest race of the night - the women's 200 meters.

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  • Scotland champion Celtic beat HJK Helsinki of Finland 2-0 at the Finnair Stadium Wednesday for a 4-1 aggregate victory in one of 12 Champions League third qualifying round matches.

    Midfielder Joe Ledley in the 67th minute and striker Giorgos Samaras in the 86th secured the second-leg victory for Celtic, which advances to the play-off stage, the final qualifying hurdle ahead of the Champions League group stage.

    The 20 teams in the playoff round will be drawn into 10 matchups on Friday. The playoff winners will join the 22 clubs that qualified dir...

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