Thursday, 06 Oct, 2022


Rubel announces retirement from Test Cricket

Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain has announced his retirement from Test cricket aiming to create opportunities for youngsters in this format. Rubel confirmed the matter in a post on his verified Facebook page this morning.  However, the pacer wants to continue T20 and ODI

Messi scores winner as PSG beat Lyon in Ligue 1

Lionel Messi scored the winner as Paris St-Germain beat Lyon to maintain their unbeaten start to Ligue 1 and move two points clear at the top of the table. Messi found the net inside five minutes with a smart first-time finish after combining with Neymar, who made his seventh assist in

Real Madrid beat Atletico to continue 100% start 

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid in a lively derby to make it six wins from six at the start of their La Liga title defence. Rodrygo gave Real the opener with a half-volley from Aurelien Tchouameni's audacious scooped ball over the top. They doubled their lead when Vinicius

City take top spot as Grealish and Haaland star in win over Wolves

Jack Grealish scored his first goal this season and Erling Haaland extended his record-breaking hot streak as Manchester City powered to a 3-0 win over 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side needed just 56 seconds to take the lead at Molineux as Grealish

Sania Mirza wants to inspire young athletes at Dubai academy

When Sania Mirza became the first Indian to win a Women’s Tennis Association event in 2005, the victory marked the beginning of her contributions to several firsts for tennis in the country. Now, after an illustrious career that has turned Mirza into a symbol of confidence and

Footballer Pogba's Brother to be Charged in Extortion Case

The elder brother of Paul Pogba and four others are “likely to be charged" on Saturday in an extortion case targeting the French football star, judicial sources said. They are due to appear before a judge later in the day, the sources said. Mathias Pogba, 32, has admitted

Barcelona climb top in Spain after Lewandowski double

Relentless striker Robert Lewandowski pounced twice as Barcelona hammered 10-man Elche 3-0 to move a point clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday. The Polish forward continued his sensational form since joining from Bayern Munich this summer, taking him to 11 goals in eight

Mushfiqur Rahim suffers knee injury during gym session

Bangladesh wicket-keeper batter Mushfiqur Rahim suffered a knee injury during his individual gym session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday (Sep 17).  The 35-year-old cricketer needed six stitches below his left knee around the shin bone, confirmed Dr.

Sri Lanka retain Asia Cup winners for T20 World Cup

Sri Lanka’s Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Kumara will travel to Australia for the T20 World Cup in a squad largely unchanged from the island nation’s surprise Asia Cup win, selec tors said Friday. Matheesha Pathirana, who debuted last month at the Dubai competition, and

Ecuador keep World Cup place after player ruling 

Ecuador are set to retain their place at this year's World Cup in Qatar after Fifa dismissed a claim of ineligibility against their player Byron Castillo. Fifa deemed in June that the right-back is eligible but the Chile and Peru football associations lodged appeals. Now

Djokovic and Serena pay tribute to retiring Roger Federer

Multiple Grand Slam winners Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic have both hailed the influence of the retiring Roger Federer on tennis. Williams, who has said she is 'evolving away from tennis' herself, said he was an inspiration. Djokovic praised the "decade of

SAAF semifinal: Bangladesh women take Bhutan by 8-0

Bangladesh took Bhutan by 8-0 goal in the first semifinal of the SAFF Women's Championship in Kathmandu of Nepal on Friday to reach the final.  The Bangladesh women's football team reached the SAFF Women's Championship final for the second time after 2016.  It

Argentina calls Messi, Di Maria for Pre-World Cup Friendlies

Star forwards Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria were called up by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni on Thursday for two friendlies later this month as the Copa America holders prepare for the World Cup in Qatar. Argentina plays Honduras in Miami on September 23 and Jamaica in New York four

Serena welcomes Federer to 'retirement club'

Fellow living legend Serena Williams, who has said she is 'evolving away from tennis' herself, has hailed retiring Roger Federer as an inspiration. "You inspired countless millions and millions of people - including me - and we will never forget," said Williams.

IOC committee visits sites for 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles

The International Olympic Committee’s coordination commission made its first in-person visit to Los Angeles this week to inspect proposed venues for the 2028 Games. After being kept away because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the group met with local organizing officials over three

Ronaldo scores first Europa goal in Man Utd win

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his barren spell with the first Europa League goal of his career as Manchester United earned victory at Sheriff Tiraspol. Erik ten Hag's men suffered defeat at Old Trafford in their Group E opener against Real Sociedad but responded by claiming all three

Roger Federer announces retirement 

Roger Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam singles champion, will retire from top-level tennis after the Laver Cup in London later this month. Swiss Federer, 41, has not played since Wimbledon 2021, after which he had a third knee operation. "My body's message to me lately has

SAFF: Bangladesh women face Bhutan in 1st semifinal Friday

Bangladesh will face Bhutan in the first semifinal of the 6th edition of SAFF Women's Championship slated to be held on Friday (Sep 16) at Dasharath Rangasala Stadium. The match kicks off at 1.15 pm (BST), which will be followed by host Nepal and India in the second semifinal to be

Switzerland formally launches bids to host 2025 Women’s Euros

Switzerland has launched a bid to host the next Women's European Championship in 2025, saying it had the right credentials to stage the 16-team event. “We have a good infrastructure that is already in place, such as stadiums, hotels, training grounds, airports and transport

Haaland scores late Man City winner v Dortmund

Erling Haaland's magnificent strike capped a dramatic Manchester City comeback and condemned former club Borussia Dortmund to a painful Champions League defeat at Etihad Stadium. City struggled against a composed Dortmund, who took the lead when the outstanding Jude Bellingham