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Govt will work to promote tennis: PM

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MNA Sports Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will undertake projects to develop tennis courts at school, college and university levels to popularise tennis alongside cricket and football. “We’re usually busy with cricket and football but tennis is also a good sport. We’ll provide assistance so that universities, colleges and schools can set up tennis courts to flourish this game as the young generation is showing interest,” she said. The Prime Minister said this while speaking to the players of the participating countries in Sheikh Russell International Club Cup Tennis Tournament-2019 and diplomats of the respective ...

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Hot new mommy Serena featured on Vogue cover

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MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Serena Williams and her infant daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian on the cover of Vogue magazine. Former World No 1 Serena Williams has graced the covers of Vogue magazine a lot in the past. She has made it to the cover of the famed mag again, only this time it’s extra special. For the first time ever Serena has been featured on the magazine cover with her baby daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. The tennis star herself was beaming with pride at the cover. Posting the picture of the latest issue on her Instagram page, Serena ...

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Sharapova expelled for two years from tennis

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MNA Sports Desk: According to reports, Maria Sharapova has been expelled from tennis for two years. She has been given a two-year ban from tennis after she tested positive for Meldonium at the Australian Open in January. The ban has been predated to January 26, the day the Russian failed her drugs test in Melbourne – meaning it will end on January 25, 2018. The ban was at the weightier end of prospects and it means she cannot play a Grand Slam until the French Open in 2018. International Tennis Federation (ITF) reported, “In the tribunal’s view the answer is ...

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