Saturday, 23 Sep, 2023


Federer has 2nd set of twins

DHAKA: Roger Federer's wife Mirka has given birth to their second set of twins. On Tuesday, the Swiss world number four pulled out of this week's Madrid Masters tournament to be with his wife for the birth. "Mirka and I are so incredibly happy to share that Leo and Lenny were born this

Fielding coach Corey Richards resigns

DHAKA: Bangladesh fielding coach Corey Richards also resigned from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday. The BCB’s cricket operations chairman Akram Khan Confirmed this matter to banglanews. However, Corey Richards has become the third high-profile member to part ways in the

Other Power Houses

Soccer pundits also consider steady and European power house Germany and Messi’s Argentina other favorites along with host Brazil and reigning Champions Spain. Unless any of these four teams meet each other before semifinal for several possible permutations and combinations, it will be

Chennai Kings clinches 6 win in IPL

DHAKA: Chennai Super Kings romped home to a comprehensive eight wicket win over Delhi Daredevils to clinch their sixth win on the trot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the   Ferozeshah Kotla here on Monday.Chasing a challenging Daredevils total of 178/5, the Chennai outfit completed

RR beat KKR in IPL

DHAKA: In one of the most dramatic turnarounds in the history of Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals came from nowhere to register an improbable 10-run victory against Kolkata Knight Riders in an encounter which saw fortunes fluctuating from one team to the other till the very

Jurgensen refuses BCB request

DHAKA: Shane Jurgensen stands firm on his decision to resign as Tigers coach though Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president requests him to continue till next world cup. After a meeting with BCB president, he said, “The board requested me to continue till the world cup-2015 as per the

Real draw with Valencia, Atletico lose to Levante

DHAKA: Cristiano Ronaldo's stoppage-time goal salvaged a 2-2 draw for Real Madrid as they followed Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in dropping points on a dramatic weekend in the Primera Division title race. Valencia twice led at the Bernabeu before Ronaldo stabbed the ball home with a

Mushfiq released from hospital

DHAKA: Bangladesh cricket team skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has been released from hospital on Sunday morning. Mushfique’s father Mahabub Hamid confirmed the matter to banglanews. He said physicians suggested Mushfiq to take rest in some more days for full recovery. Earlier captain

Countdown for FIFA World Cup 2014

The four years of eager wait of billions across the world for another soccer bonanza is going to be over in a little more than one month from now.  Soccer World Cup is the greatest show on earth which almost all countries of the world enjoy. Brazil which made soccer as one the finest

BCB searching coach for Tigers

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is searching a new coach for Bangladesh cricket team.  BCB president Nazmul Hassan said: “BCB is looking for replacement to Shane Jurgensen as he is set to leave as Bangladesh coach after the proposed ODI series against India.” “If anyone

Tyson Gay gets 1-year ban

DHAKA: American former 100m and 200m world champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for a year after testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid.   Gay, 31, has also returned the silver medal he won in the 4x100m relay at the London Olympics two years ago.     His results since 15

Captain Mushfiq hospitalized

DHAKA: Bangladesh cricket team captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been taken to hospital on Friday. His family source informed banglanews that Mushfiq has been suffering from viral fever for last couple of days. Bangladesh cricket team captain is now undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals of

Chelsea knocked out by Atletico

DHAKA: Chelsea's hopes of reaching a third Champions League final in seven seasons were ended as Atletico Madrid produced a stunning counter-attacking display at Stamford Bridge to set up a final against city rivals Real. Jose Mourinho's side went ahead in the tie when Fernando Torres

Real thrash Bayern to reach final

DHAKA: Real Madrid sailed into their first Champions League final since 2002 with an astonishingly one-sided away victory over holders Bayern Munich. Sergio Ramos scored two headers from set-pieces before Cristiano Ronaldo rounded off a counter-attack to all but end the game as a

Ronaldo breaks Messi's record

DHAKA: Cristiano Ronaldo broke the record jointly held by Lionel Messi for the most goals in a Champions League season as Real Madrid thrashed Bayern Munich to book their place in the final. The Portuguese forward, 29, scored for the 15th and 16th times in Europe this season as Real won

Wasim Akram sees KKR will go in final

DHAKA: Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram said the 2012 champions will rely on their "good enough" bowling attack to qualify for the final four of the Indian Premier League, reports NDTV.                           Encouraged by the presence of many "team

KIXP beat RCB in IPL

DHAKA: Kings XI Punjab continued their winning streak with a facile five-wicket victory to strengthen their position at the top of the table as Royal Challengers Bangalore were left licking their wounds after yet another loss in the ongoing Indian Premier League on Monday. Chasing a

Jurgensen resigns as Tigers’ coach

DHAKA: The coach of Bangladesh cricket team Shane Jurgensen has resigned from his position after a string of poor performances by the national team.  His resignation letter has been received by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday, which is believed to have begun its search for

Chelsea dent Liverpool title hopes

DHAKA: Chelsea blew open the race for the Premier League title by ending leaders Liverpool's 11-game winning streak with a deserved victory at Anfield.   Demba Ba gave the Blues the lead at the end of the first half after Steven Gerrard's slip and Willian capped the win with a

Messi scores, Barca in title hunt

DHAKA: Lionel Messi’s late winner kept Barcelona in the Spanish title race as they marked their first match since ex-coach Tito Vilanova's death with a superb comeback win at Villarreal.   The hosts held a 2-0 lead through Cani's precise finish and a powerful 15-yard header from Manu