Wednesday, 24 Apr, 2024


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

Mighty Masud Is No More

Ziaul Islam Masud, the fearsome fast bowler of the Bangladesh National team has lost his bout with life .He has expired on 27July 2014. A great cricket personality, perfect gentleman will never again greet you with ever smiling gesture .He has gone to a world of no return leaving us

Shakib to play domestic matches!

DHAKA: All rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who was barred from playing for six months, might be allowed to play domestic matches. Media reports on Sunday that Shakib has been allowed to participate in the players transfer formalities ensuing domestic cricket season despite ban on him. The

Ronaldo moves level with Messi on 94

DHAKA: We can’t be entirely sure if this is legitimate, but this snapshot of player ratings from the soon to be released FIFA 2015 game has today been circling the internet.Ballon D’or holder Cristiano Ronaldo goes level with Lionel Messi on 94, while Barcelona’s new superstar

Neymar's brain on auto-pilot

DHAKA: Brazilian superstar Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players, suggesting he plays as if on auto-pilot, according to Japanese neurologists. Results of brain scans conducted on Neymar in February this year indicated

ICC trophy at Bashundhara City

DHAKA: Public got a chance to see the trophy of ICC World Cup-2015 on the ground floor of Bashundhara City Shopping Complex in the capital from 12:00pm to 8:00pm Friday. The visitors also got chances of photo sessions standing by the trophy following regulations of the authority. Three

Messi played "5-time better’ in 2010 WC

DHAKA: Former Argentina boss Diego Maradona claims that Lionel Messi played "five times better" for him than current national coach Alejandro Sabella. Sabella guided the Albiceleste to their first World Cup final in 24 years earlier in July, where they lost 1-0 to Germany. However,

‘One day, we too win World Cup’

DHAKA: The Cricket World Cup-2015 trophy is now in the country. Bangladesh is also in those 12 countries that will fight for the cup. Bangladesh cricket skipper on Friday also hoped for winning the World Cup title at one day. Bangladesh Cricket Team Captain Mushfiqur Rahim expressed his

PM witnesses ICC WC trophy

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday saw the original ICC World Cup Trophy, which is now in Bangladesh as part of its world tour programme to 12 countries.  Sources told banglanews that the PM behold the trophy at that time after the International Cricket Council (ICC) and

Cricket WC trophy to be displayed at Bashundhara City

DHAKA: The general visitors will get a chance of seeing the Cricket World Cup-2015 trophy on the ground floor at Bashundhara City Complex of the city from 12:00pm to 8:00pm Friday.The visitors also will get chances photo sessions standing by the trophy following regulations of the

Sania Mirza hits back in nationality row

DHAKA: An MP from India's ruling BJP party has questioned the appointment of tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador of the newly-created state of Telangana because she is married to a Pakistani.K Laxman said Mirza’s marriage to cricketer Shoaib Malik had made her a

BD squad against WI announced

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced the squad of the One Day International series during the Tigers’ Tour of West Indies 2014.Tigers will be on a month long visit in West Indies and are scheduled to reach on August 13. Bangladesh will play three ODI matches, a

Cricket WC trophy arrives in afternoon

DHAKA: The Cricket World Cup-2015 trophy is set to arrive in Dhaka on Thursday afternoon as it passes through countries that will participate in the tournament to be staged in Australia and New Zealand from February 14, 2015. Acting chief executive of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)

India cricket team not be participating

DHAKA: At the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, the men’s and women’s cricket competitions will feature ten teams respectively. The event will commence from the 19th of September, 2014.India will not be sending a team for the games.  Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are the only

Williamson suspended from bowling

DHAKA: The International Cricket Council today confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling action of New Zealand off-spinner Kane Williamson to be illegal and, as such, the player has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.  The

Barcelona best club in the world

DHAKA: French centre-back Jeremy Mathieu has hailed Barcelona as "the best club in the world" after completing his move to Camp Nou.The Blaugrana were reportedly forced to part company with €20 million after weeks of tough negotiations with Valencia over the services of the

Commonwealth Games 2014 Opens

DHAKA: Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 20th Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on Wednesday after a moving and colourful ceremony in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd. (CWG Opening ceremony pays tribute to MH17 victims)The Games will feature 17 sports across 11 days of