Wednesday, 22 May, 2024

Sports

Mbappe to leave PSG at end of season

French football star Kylian Mbappe says he will leave Paris Saint-Germain and end his “adventure” with the club in a few weeks. “This is my last year at Paris Saint-Germain. … I will play my last match at the Parc des Princes this Sunday,” the 25-year old

Shakib claims four as Bangladesh edge Zimbabwe

Returning all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan claimed 4-35 to help Bangladesh recover from a batting collapse and beat Zimbabwe by five runs in Friday's fourth Twenty20 international in Dhaka. Mustafizur Rahman chipped in with 3-19, helping the home side bowl out Zimbabwe for 138 runs in

Kings poised for fifth consecutive BPL title

Bashundhara Kings are going to usher in a new era of dominance in professional domestic football as they are on the verge of clinching their fifth consecutive Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) title. Last year, Kings became the first club in the 76-year history of the country’s

New Zealand's Colin Munro retires from international cricket

Hard-hitting New Zealand batter Colin Munro has announced his retirement from international cricket. Munro had been hoping to reignite his New Zealand career at next month's ICC Men's T20 World Cup, but the 37-year-old narrowly missed out on earning a recall and has decided to

India win toss, send Bangladesh to field in 5th Women's T20I

India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat against Bangladesh in the 5th and final T20I match at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.  Bangladesh showed a fight throughout the four matches but failed to get across the finishing line in each game.

Bangladesh duo on the rise following latest rankings update

A pair of experienced Bangladesh players have been rewarded for their good form against Zimbabwe by making giant strides on the latest ICC Men's T20I Player Rankings. The Asian side have won the first three contests of their five-match home series against Zimbabwe and the victories

King becomes patron of Royal and Ancient Golf Club

King Charles III has accepted the patronage of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. His late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, was a club patron for 70 years. The patronage has been accepted by reigning monarchs since King William IV in 1834. The world-renowned club, which

Luis Rubiales to stand trial over World Cup kiss

The former head of the Spanish football federation, Luis Rubiales, will stand trial for sexual assault over his unsolicited kissing of Women's World Cup player Jenni Hermoso. The kiss, which Ms Hermoso said was "unwanted", happened at last year's 1-0 World Cup against

Real snatch stunning win over Bayern to reach final

Real Madrid snatched an incredible semi-final victory as two late goals defeated Bayern Munich and set up a Champions League final with Borussia Dortmund. Bayern looked to be heading to the final when Alphonso Davies cut in and blasted past Andriy Lunin after England captain Harry Kane

Shakib in Bangladesh squad for final two T20Is against Zimbabwe

The all-rounder’s return to the T20I mix is a significant boost for the team ahead of the Men’s T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA, as Shakib is their most experienced player in the tournament's history. Shakib featured in the inaugural edition of the tournament

Riyadh Season extends partnership with UFC

Riyadh Season has signed a strategic agreement to extend a partnership with the UFC, Saudi Arabia’s entertainment authority chief announced on Tuesday. The agreement ensures another UFC event in the Kingdom during the 2024-2025 Riyadh Season. Riyadh will also host, for the

Manchester United’s turbulent season plunges to new low after 4-0 humiliation

Manchester United’s season reached a new low on Monday after being thrashed 4-0 by Crystal Palace in the Premier League, a result which heaped more pressure on a club in crisis. The scoreline could have been more emphatic had United’s opponent been more clinical, but the

T20I: Bangladesh confirms series against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh confirmed the T20I series against Zimbabwe by winning over them in the third match held in Chattogram today (May 7).  Setting a target of 166 runs, Bangladesh put Zimbabwe under pressure. Despite their efforts, Zimbabwe fell short, with their innings concluding at 156

Zimbabwe win toss, bowl against Bangladesh in third T20I

Zimbabwe captain Sikandar Raza won the toss and elected to bowl first in the third Twenty20 match against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Tuesday. Bangladesh, who lead the five-match series 2-0, brought in Tanzim Hasan Sakib and Tanvir Islam for Shoriful Islam and Mahedi Hasan

Tigers look to seal T20I series against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh will be looking to seal the ongoing five-match T20I series against Zimbabwe when they take on the visitors in the third match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram today. The match is scheduled to start at 03pm (BST) and will be telecast live on T Sports. The

Wilson survives Jones fightback to win World Snooker final

Kyren Wilson held his nerve on Monday as he overcame an impressive fightback from qualifier Zak Jones to win snooker’s World Championship title for the first time. A clearly emotional Wilson eventually triumphed 18-14 in the final at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre in northern

U-16 Football League to begin on June 25 

The BFF U-16 Football league 2023-24 with the participation of ABG Bashundhara Bangladesh Championship League (BCL) 2023-24 outfits will begin on June 25.   Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) disclosed it in a press release on Sunday, though the fixture and venue are yet to be

Argentina's World Cup winning coach Menotti dies at 85

César Luis Menotti, the charismatic coach who led Argentina to its first World Cup title in 1978, has died, the Argentine Football Association said Sunday. He was 85. “Goodbye, dear Flaco!” the association's statement added, using Menotti’s nickname which

2nd T20:  Bangladesh send Zimbawe for batting

Bangladesh elected to field first against Zimbabwe after winning the toss in the second T20I of the five-match series in Chattogram today.  Bangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto opted to field first against Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe made three changes, with visiting captain

Bangladesh National Women's Cricket team meets PM

A delegation of Bangladesh women cricketers, who are taking part in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup-2024, today (May 5) met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganabhaban residence in Dhaka. Youth and Sports Minister Nazmul Hassan, MP, Chief Executive Officer Geoffrey John