Tuesday, 23 Apr, 2024

Sports

Barcelona announce 4 captains for 2014-15

DHAKA: With Carlos Puyol and Victor Valdes no longer at Barcelona, the upcoming campaign will see some changes at the Catalan club in regards to captaincy. Puyol and Valdes were the first captain and third captain last season, respectively, and following a vote between all the members of

Mushfiq to marry on Sep 27

DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim, the captain of Bangladesh National Cricket Team, is set to marry on September 27. Mushfiq’s father Mahbub Hamid confirmed the matter to banglanews. The name of his would be wife is Zannatul Ferdaus Mondi, a third year student of BBA at Prime University, also

Messi relishing new challenges

DHAKA: Lionel Messi has made it clear that he is excited by the new challenges at Barcelona this season under Luis Enrique. The Catalans ended the 2013-14 campaign under Gerardo Martino without a major trophy and Messi went on to suffer World Cup final heartbreak as Argentina lost 1-0 to

BD draws with Belgium in Olympiad

DHAKA: Scoring 2-2 set, Bangladesh drew with Belgium in the third round of the 41st Chess Olympiad Tromso 2014 in Norway. Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman and International Master Minhaz Ahmed Sagor lost in their games but Grandmaster Abdullah Al Rakib beat Grandmaster Michel Burt.On the other

Indian hockey team due on Aug 5

DHAKA: Indian men's hockey team will arrive here on August 5 for a three-match series starting August 6. The series is expected to provide international exposure to the young players just before the Asian Games in South Korea from September 19 to October 4. In this regard, the core

'Messi was given a gift from God'

DHAKA: The 2013-14 season was an unusual one in the trophy-laden career of Lionel Messi - he did not pick up any major medals over the course of the campaign. Barcelona failed to win any of the Champions League, La Liga or Copa del Rey titles for the first time in six seasons, while

Brazil to assist developing BD football

DHAKA: Brazil envoy to Dhaka Wanja Campos Nobrega on Sunday said his country will provide all-out assistance in developing the football of Bangladesh. The ambassador made the disclosure while reading out a paper tilted ‘Brazilian Foreign Policy and Brazil-Bangladesh Relation’ at a

Tigers before new psychologist

DHAKA: Bangladesh National Cricket Team players had to seat at a class of psychologist on Sunday to develop their capacity of positive thinking ahead of upcoming West Indies tour. Dr Phil Jauncey, an Australian psychologist, is set to start the psychological class at city’s Mirpur

What Bangladesh Can Expect for West Indies Tour?

Bangladesh cricket has gone through a rough ride for almost 9 months. The diminishing below par performance of the tigers already raised credibility question of Bangladesh teams quality and depth as ICC full member country. Some unfortunate incidents off the field have also created

Usain Bolt wins relay gold

DHAKA: Usain Bolt brought the Commonwealth Games athletics to a fitting finale in Glasgow as he anchored Jamaica to 4x100m relay gold and then partied with the thrilled Hampden crowd.  Nicola Adams and Tom Daley won Commonwealth gold on a pulsating penultimate day of Glasgow 2014, as

Shakib 2nd in ICC Test ranking

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan, top Bangladeshi all-rounder, maintains the 2nd position in the ICC Test all-rounder top chart.The International Cricket Council on Friday published the list of ICC Player Rankings by the name of Reliance.At its own website the ICC also declared there the lists of

Shakib joins camp

DHAKA: World famous Bangladeshi top all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has joined the camp of National Cricket Team. The camping began Saturday for Bangladesh team’s West Indies tour in mid-August. Other players of the team gathered Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. Earlier Shakib

NZ to impose lengthy jail terms for fixers

DHAKA: New Zealand is to slap a seven-year jail term on anyone caught match-fixing under a new law due to take effect before it hosts the Cricket World Cup and Under-20 FIFA World Cup next year. The Match-Fixing Bill, introduced to parliament on Thursday with unanimous political support,

English Lions Humbled Pathetic Indians

England 569/7 declared (IR Bell 167, GS Balance 156, A N Cook 95, JC Butler 85, B Kumar 3/101, RA Jadeja 2/153) and 205 /4 declared ( AN Cook 70* ,JR Root 56 ,RA Jadeja 3/56) Beat India 330  All out ( AM  Rahane 54 , MS Dhoni 50,V Kohli 39 ,M Vijay 35,J M Anderson 5/53,SCJ Broad 3/56 ,

I'll be back 100% fit: Neymar

DHAKA: Brazilian winger Neymar Jr categorically said he is recovering from the injury day by day. He’ll be coming back to Barcelona 100% fit. Neymar, also Barcelona striker, is in Japan taking part in a series of promotional events.  Talking to the Japanese media, he was very

Fifa VP Julio Grondona passes away

DHAKA: Fifa vice-president and head of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) Julio Humberto Grondona has passed away aged 82. After being admitted to hospital with a heart problem on Wednesday morning, Grondona's condition deteriorated rapidly in the following hours and he was

Kallis retires from international cricket

DHAKA: South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has announced his retirement from international cricket, across all three formats. Kallis had quit Tests late in 2013 but prolonged his limited-overs career. However, after a poor one-day tour of Sri Lanka recently, he has decided to call

Messi tax trial to go ahead

DHAKA: Lionel Messi could still be prosecuted for tax evasion in the Spanish courts, judges have confirmed, despite calls for the charges to be dismissed. The four-time World Player of the Year and most recently named best player at the World Cup in Brazil, Messi stands accused of

Kiron: Dynamic Database

If you ask many present day leading sportsman about Nazmul Amin Kiron he or she may not straightaway recognize the frail structured grey haired middle aged Kiron. But I am sure the first and second generation sports community – players, officials, journalists, sports writers will

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Goal 50

DHAKA: Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Goal 50 award for the world’s best footballer after a magnificent 2013-14 season. The Real Madrid forward claims the title for the third time in recognition of an incredible campaign during which he led his club to a long-awaited 10th Champions