Thursday, 06 Oct, 2022

Sports

Tearful Roger Federer waves farewell after Laver Cup loss

A tearful Roger Federer waved goodbye to professional tennis after teaming up with fellow great Rafael Nadal on an emotional night at the Laver Cup. The 41-year-old received a long ovation after walking off court for the final time as he retired as a professional. The Swiss, who won

‘Choudhury can have huge impact if he elects to play for Bangladesh’ 

Hamza Choudhury can become a beacon of inspiration for the next generation if he chooses to play international football for Bangladesh, says Watford head coach Rob Edwards. The Loughborough-born former England U21 midfielder, who has Grenadien and Sylheti heritage, last week opened the

Sabina given hero’s welcome on return to hometown Satkhira

Skipper Sabina Khatun, who led the Bangladesh national women’s football team to its maiden SAFF Women’s Football Championship triumph, was given a warm reception to her hometown of Satkhira on Friday (Sep 23).  Sabina was received by the Satkhira District Sport

Babar masterclass helps Pakistan level series against England

Pakistan mounted a great comeback into the series on the back of a stunning century from Babar Azam along with a brilliant 88* from Mohammad Rizwan in the second T20I against England. Toss: England opted to bat Result: Pakistan won by 10 wickets England falter after fiery start

Federer to bid emotional farewell to tennis at Laver Cup

Roger Federer will bring the curtain down on his spectacular career in a "super special" match alongside long-time rival Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup in London on Friday (Sep 23). The 20-time Grand Slam champion, dogged by a knee injury, has not played since the 2021

FIFA tier-1: Bangladesh beat Cambodia by 1-0 

The Bangladesh men's football team brought some good news as they beat host Cambodia by a solitary goal in the first FIFA tier-1 Friendly match held today (Thursday) at Morodok Techo National Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This much-expected victory will definitely give

PM declares prize money for women footballers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Sep 22) announced providing prize money to all the players of the Bangladesh Women Football Team in recognition of clinching maiden title of the SAFF Women's Championship beating Nepal by 3-1 goals, after returning home from the USA.   The

T20 WC Qualifiers: Tigresses beat USA, secure 3rd straight win 

The record second wicket partnership between Murshida Khatun and captain Nigar Sultana Joty helped Bangladesh secure a 55-run win over USA in their last Group match of the T20 Women's World Cup Qualifiers at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (Sep 21).  With this, Bangladesh ensured all

The Oval and Lord’s to host WTC finals in 2023 and 2025

The World Test Championship 2023 Final will be hosted by The Oval in June 2023 while the 2025 Final will be played at Lord's. The two venues in London will succeed Southampton, which hosted the inaugural final between New Zealand and India in 2021. New Zealand emerged as the

Bashundhara Group to felicitate SAFF women champions 

Bashundhara Group, the largest business conglomerate in the country, has already announced to host a felicitation programme in the next month for the Bangladesh women's football team, the new and proud winners of the SAFF Women's Championship 2022.  A total of 13

Build house for football star Rupna Chakma, PM directs 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to build a house for Rupna Chakma, a member of Bangladesh Women Football Team that clinched the SAFF Women's Championship-2022 title, in her Rangamati hometown.  The premier, now in New York to attend the 77th

SAFF women champions receive grand welcome upon return

Bangladesh women's football team, the new champions of SAFF Women's Championship with an all-win record, reached Dhaka. The women's football team landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 1:40 pm on Wednesday (Sep 21).   State Minister for Youth and

BCB announces Tk 50 lakh reward for SAFF champion girls

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) today (Sep 21) announced a cash reward of Tk 50 lakh for the Bangladesh Women's football team who clinched the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women's Championship title for the first time.  The BCB announced it through a press

Australian football club rocked by racism claims

The Australian Football League is investigating claims Aboriginal players at one of its most successful clubs were bullied by senior coaching staff. Hawthorn Football Club players were reportedly isolated from family, told to leave their partners and one alleges he was ordered to end a

Poland’s Lewandowski taking symbol of Ukraine to World Cup

Robert Lewandowski increased his support for Ukraine on Tuesday when the Poland captain pledged to take an armband in the country’s blue-yellow flag colors to the World Cup in November. Lewandowski first showed his opposition to the Russian military invasion of Ukraine within

Bengal Tigresses Make Nation Proud 

Bangladeshi girls stunning the rest of South Asian Countries won the coveted SAF football Championship beating the host Nepal by 3-1.  The brand of football Bengal eves played throughout the tournament can match with women football I view globally.  I heard women’s

Scotland lose by six wickets against Bangladesh

ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier, Abu Dhabi: Scotland 77 (19.3 overs): Jack 22; Akhter 4-7 Bangladesh 78-4 (13 overs): Sultana 34; Slater 2-13 Bangladesh won by six wickets Scotland lost to Bangladesh by six wickets in their second match of the Women's T20 World Cup

New Zealand announce their squad for the T20 World Cup

New Zealand have announced their squad for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia next month. The Black Caps have made three changes to the squad that featured in the Final of the 2021 T20 World Cup – Lockie Ferguson, Michael Bracewell and Finn Allen replace Kyle Jamieson,

Bangladesh make history, win SAFF Women’s Championship title

Bangladesh has created history as they beat Nepal by 3-1 in the final match in Kathmandu to win the SAFF Women’s Championship title for the first time.  The opening goal came in the 14th minute, as substitute Shamsunnahar smartly flicked home a finish to meet a cross from

Bangladesh vs Nepal: SAFF Women's Championship final today

Bangladesh is set to take on motivated Nepal in the final of the 6th edition of SAFF Women's Championship scheduled to be held today (Sep 19) at Dasharath Rangasala Stadium. The match kicks off at 5.15 PM (BST). The tournament's sixth edition will see a new champion in the