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Bangladesh coach ‘disappointed’ at Australia virus conditions

AFP, Dhaka Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo said Sunday he “couldn’t understand” Australia’s strict Covid-19 protocols that forced wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim to miss out on their upcoming Twenty20 series in Dhaka. In a virtual press conference ahead of the first of five T20 matches in Dhaka on Tuesday, Domingo questioned why players had to be in […]

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Former captain Bailey replaces Hohns as Australia’s chief selector

Reuters Former Australia captain George Bailey has been appointed chair of the National Selection Panel, replacing Trevor Hohns who is retiring after two successful stints, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Sunday. Bailey joined the panel in February last year and takes over as chief selector before this year’s Twenty20 World Cup, a home Ashes series […]

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Andrade of Brazil Wins Women’s Vault Gold In Gymnastics

NE Sports Desk With two high-flying vaults that made complicated, gravity-defying moves look simple, Rebeca Andrade won the vault final on Sunday at the Tokyo Games, bringing Brazil its first gold medal ever in women’s gymnastics. Last week in the all-around final, Andrade, 22, won the silver medal, finishing just behind the American Sunisa Lee. […]

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Zverev routs Khachanov to win Olympic tennis gold

AFP, Tokyo Alexander Zverev brushed aside Karen Khachanov in straight sets on Sunday to seal the Olympic men’s singles title and win Germany’s first tennis gold since 1992. The fourth seed, who ended Novak Djokovic’s Golden Grand Slam bid in the semi-finals, produced a dominant display to win 6-3, 6-1 after just 79 minutes on […]

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‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ Maradona World Cup jersey hits auction block

NE Sports Desk A “once-in-a-lifetime” signed jersey worn by late soccer great Diego Maradona in his first-ever World Cup match has hit the auction block, with the potential to fetch a supersized purse equal to his enormous fame. Maradona, who led Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986, is widely considered one of the greatest […]