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Ronaldo joins Messi as five-time winner of FIFA best player award

Ronaldo joins Messi as five-time winner of FIFA best player award

AP Cristiano Ronaldo has caught up with Lionel Messi to become a five-time winner of FIFA’s best player award. The Real Madrid forward was crowned player of the year on Monday at the FIFA Best ceremony at the London Palladium theater attended by runner-up Messi and third-placed Neymar. A second successive honour for Ronaldo was […]

Bangladeshi player denied bail in snaps case

Bangladeshi player denied bail in snaps case

DHAKA: A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesday after he was charged with posting ‘intimate’ photos of his girlfriend on social media. Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application, meaning the 31-year-old spinner would remain behind bars on […]

Asad Shafiq jumps to 20th place in ICC Test player rankings

Asad Shafiq jumps to 20th place in ICC Test player rankings

Veteran batsman Asad Shafiq has improved to number 20 in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Wednesday. The development comes after Shafiq scored a gritty century which almost led Pakistan to what would have been an extraordinary victory in the first Test match of their tour […]