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Ex-Liverpool player, manager Kenny Dalglish knighted

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London, Jun 9 (AP) - Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish was knighted on Friday.
The Anfield icon was honored by Queen Elizabeth II for services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool.
Dalglish, 67, was the only sportsperson knighted in the Queen's Birthday List, while Bournemouth striker Jer-main Defoe and boxer Anthony Joshua also received honors.
"I am hugely proud to have accepted the accolade," Dalglish said. "It's for yourself and for everyone who has been...

Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies after cancer battle

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Sao Paulo, Jun 9 (AP) - Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the U.S. Open in the 1950s and 1960s, and helped usher in modern women's tennis, has died after bat-tling mouth cancer. She was 78.
Bueno was admitted to the Nove de Julho hospital in...

Arambagh coach Mir Faroque passes away

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The long serving and renowned football coach of Arambagh KS Mir Mohammad Ali Faroque died of cancer on Friday midnight at a city hospital. He was 68.
He breathed his last around 12:30 am at Delta Medical College Hospital in the city's Mirpur area.
He left behind wife, four sons...

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