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ROME: UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin was on Thursday re-elected for a four-year term as head of European football's governing body by acclamation.
The 51-year-old Slovenian lawyer was the only candidate going forward for election at the UEFA Congress in Rome.
Ceferin took over two and a half years ago after the corruption scandal that toppled his predecessor, Frenchman Michel Platini.
"I am honoured," said Ceferin, thanking members of UEFA's 55 member associations for reelecting him, saying he was taking over with "fewer doubts and less scepticism than before".
"The most dangerous thing we can do is rest on our laurels and bask in our current situation," he continued.
Ceferin added he wanted UEFA to put "hope and solidarity at the heart of our strategy".
David Warner’s century paved the way for Australia to beat Bangladesh by 48 runs at Trent Bridge on Thursday as the reigning champions went top of the World Cup table. Warner made Bangladesh pay for dropping him on 10 with an innings of 166 -- the left-handed opener’s second century of the World Cup -- in a total of 381-5.
Sharjah: In the right-handed dominated world, left-handers are a minority, yet they make their presence felt assertively. The lefties are generally considered as more immaculate, impeccable and elegant as compared to their right-hand counter-parts and carry an aura around them -- making them stand out in the crowd.
Bangladesh remain fifth in the table, with the top four sides qualifying for next month's semi-finals.
Roger Federer avoided a major setback in his preparations for Wimbledon as he scrapped to a 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 7-5 victory over Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round of the ATP event in Halle on Thursday. Federer, 37, appeared firmly on course for a place in the quarter-finals at a set and a break up before an impressive