Tuesday, 25 Jan, 2022

Sports

Nadal begins bid for 21st Grand Slam with win over Marcos Giron

Rafael Nadal began his bid for a men's record 21st Grand Slam title with victory over Marcos Giron in the Australian Open first round. Sixth seed Nadal, the only former Melbourne champion left in the men's draw, beat American Giron 6-1 6-4 6-2. The Spaniard is making his

Australia win fifth Test, seal 4-0 Ashes victory

England's miserable Ashes tour ended with one last calamitous batting failure as Australia surged to a 146-run victory in the final Test to claim a 4-0 series win. Set 271 to win, England reached 68-0 but then lost all 10 wickets for the addition of another 56 runs in Hobart.

Australia court rules Novak Djokovic to be deported

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his chance to defend his Australian Open title after an Australian court upheld a government deportation order on Sunday. Three Federal Court judges sided with a decision made on Friday by the immigration minister to cancel the 34-year-old

Lewandowski scores his 300th Bundesliga goal

Robert Lewandowski scored his 300th Bundesliga goal as Bayern Munich netted for a record-breaking 66th consecutive league game to beat Koln. The Poland striker gave Bayern an early lead, with Corentin Tolisso adding a second before the break. Lewandowski made it 3-0 before

Mbappe on target as PSG beat Brest 

Paris St-Germain returned to winning ways with Kylian Mbappe on target in a victory over Brest that takes them 11 points clear at the top of Ligue 1. PSG were without other stars including Lionel Messi and Neymar, but were still too good for their opponents. Mbappe fired in the

Tigers return home after historic New Zealand tour

Bangladesh national cricket team returned to Dhaka on Saturday (Jan 15) after a historic tour where they secured their first Test victory over New Zealand. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka around 5:00 pm. Bangladesh however drew the two-match

Djokovic detained ahead of deportation appeal

Novak Djokovic has been detained in Australia ahead of a court hearing that will determine whether the unvaccinated tennis star can stay in the country. The Serbian faces deportation after his visa was cancelled for a second time, with the government labelling the 34-year-old a threat

Djokovic in Australian Open draw despite visa uncertainty

Novak Djokovic has been drawn to play in the Australian Open despite ongoing uncertainty over whether his visa will be cancelled again by the government. The world number one men's player will defend his title against fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round. However,

Bangladesh bowling coach Gibson set to quit

Ottis Gibson has decided not to renew his contract as first balling coach of Bangladesh after finishing his two-year stint on January 20. Bangladesh Cricket Board cricket operation chairman Jalal Yunus has confirmed the matter. Gibson, however, set to join Multan Sultans in the

Chelsea make light work of Spurs to reach EFL Cup final

Chelsea eased into the Carabao Cup final as they closed out a comfortable semi-final win over Tottenham. Spurs never seriously threatened to overturn Chelsea's two-goal first-leg advantage and Antonio Rudiger's bundled finish from Mason Mount's corner after 18 minutes

Real beat Barca to go through to Spanish Super Cup final

Real Madrid are through to the Spanish Super Cup final after beating rivals Barcelona in extra-time. Federico Valverde slotted in the winner after Ansu Fati's late equaliser forced extra time in Saudi Arabia. In a thrilling El Clasico clash, Real took the lead three times, with

Djokovic admits breaking isolation while Covid positive

Novak Djokovic has admitted breaching isolation rules after testing positive for Covid-19 last month, describing it as an "error of judgement". In an Instagram post on Wednesday, the Serbian admitted meeting a journalist for an interview two days after he tested positive on

Black Caps Crush Bengal Tigers Despite Liton's Century

New Zealand VS Bangladesh Test Series 2nd Test Played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch Scorecard New Zealand 1st Innings 521/6 (Tom Latham 252, Devon Conway 109, Tom Blundell 57*, Will Young 54, Shoriful Islam 2/79, Ebadat Hossain 2/143,Mominul 1/34) Bangladesh1st Innings 126 All Out

Man Utd into FA Cup 4th round as Villa have 2 goals disallowed 

Manchester United booked an FA Cup fourth-round meeting with Middlesbrough as Scott McTominay's eighth-minute header proved enough to beat Aston Villa at Old Trafford. McTominay was allowed to run unchallenged to the edge of the Villa six-yard box, where he met Fred's perfectly

Djokovic saga damaging, says tennis governing body

The controversy over Novak Djokovic's Australian visa application has been "damaging on all fronts", the men's professional tennis tour has said. The ATP also called for more clarity of the rules to enter Australia and urged players to get vaccinated. Djokovic left

New Zealand beat Bangladesh to level Test series 

New Zealand beat Bangladesh by an innings and 117 runs inside three days to level the two-test series 1-1 at Christchurch's Hagley Oval on January 11. Bangladesh, made to follow on after being bundled out for 126 in reply to New Zealand's first innings total of 521-6 declared,

Ligue 1 leaders PSG battle back for point at Lyon

Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain fought back from a goal down to earn a hard-fought point at Lyon. The hosts held their lead, courtesy of Lucas Paqueta's seventh-minute strike, for 69 minutes until substitute Thilo Kehrer equalised. Kylian Mbappe hit the post in each half with

Latham, Boult, Southee Push Bangladesh To The Brink

Bangladesh VS New Zealand Test Series  2nd Test Played at Hagley Oval, Chrischurch (Jan 9-13 ,2022)  Scorecard at Stumps on Day-2 New Zealand 1st Innings 521/6  (Tom Latham 252 , Devon Conway 109 , Tom Blundell 57* ,Will  Young 54, Shoriful Islam 2/79, Ebadat

Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

Novak Djokovic has won his challenge to the Australian government's visa revocation and is set be released from immigration detention immediately. Judge Anthony Kelly has ordered the decision of delegate to cancel Djokovic's be quashed, saying the cancellation "was

Bangladesh On The Back Foot At Sumps Day-1

Bangladesh VS New Zealand Test Series  2nd Test Played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, January 9-13 ,2022. Scorecard at Stumps Day One: New Zealand 1st Innings 349/1 (Tom Latham 186 *, Devon Conway 99*)  New Zealand trailing surprisingly (0-1) to Bangladesh in the two matches