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Vuelta a Espana: Britain’s Chris Froome completes historic victory in Madrid

Froome was superbly marshalled through the race by his eight Team Sky team-mates Chris Froome has become the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana after finishing safely in the peloton on Sunday’s final stage in Madrid. The Team Sky rider’s winning margin was two minutes and 15 seconds over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali. Russia’s Ilnur Zakarin was 36 seconds further back in third. Froome is the third man to complete the Tour de France-Vuelta double in the same year and first in that order. Italy’s Matteo Trentin won the…

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Bangladesh v Australia: Shakib Al Hasan inspires hosts to historic Test win

Shakib Al Hasan (centre) ended the match with 10 wickets First Test, Dhaka, day four Bangladesh 260 & 221: Tamim 78, Mushfiqur 41; Lyon 6-82 Australia: 217 & 244: Warner 112; Shakib 5-85 Bangladesh win by 20 runs Scorecard Bangladesh secured an historic first Test victory over Australia in Dhaka, with Shakib Al Hasan finishing an engrossing match with 10 wickets. Chasing 265 for victory, Steve Smith’s Australia looked set to win on the penultimate day of the first Test after David Warner hit 112. Australia were still favourites at…

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