Sunday, 04 Jun, 2023


Nadal withdraws from Rome but injury 'improving'

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week's Italian Open but says his condition has improved as he bids to be fit in time for the French Open. The 36-year-old Spaniard has not played since January because of a hip injury and says he needs more time to train. Unless he plays one

Messi apologises for unauthorised trip to Saudi Arabia

Lionel Messi has apologised to his Paris St-Germain teammates and says he will wait for the club to decide what they want to do with him after making an unauthorised trip to Saudi Arabia. The Argentina captain was suspended by the club for two weeks for the trip. It followed

Doha Diamond League: Sha’Carri Richardson, Chopra steal the show

Neeraj Chopra, the reigning men’s Olympic javelin throw champion, made his Doha Diamond League debut in style by winning the competition in the Qatari capital. India’s Chopra recorded a world-leading distance of 88.67 metres in his first throw of the javelin final on a

Babar Azam becomes fastest to score 5,000 ODI runs

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Friday became the fastest batter to complete 5,000 one-day international runs during the fourth match against New Zealand in Karachi. The 28-year-old beat South African Hashim Amla’s record when he took a single to reach 19 during Pakistan’s

Brighton beat Man United to avenge FA Cup defeat

Brighton gained sweet revenge for their defeat to Manchester United on penalties in the FA Cup semifinal on Thursday as Alexis Mac Allister scored from the spot in the dying seconds to earn a 1-0 win. Classy Brighton dominated possession but lacked a cutting edge until Luke

Napoli emulate Diego Maradona after ending long Serie A title wait

Napoli finally ended their long wait to win Serie A on Thursday, joining late club legend Diego Maradona in the history books by being crowned Italian champions with a record-equalling five matches to play. A 1-1 draw at Udinese gave Napoli the point they needed to end 33 years of

Pakistan beat New Zealand in third ODI cricket match

Pakistan registered their first one-day international series win over New Zealand in 12 years with a hard-fought 26-run victory in the third match in the southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday. Imam-ul-Haq and captain Babar Azam scored 90 and 54 runs respectively to guide Pakistan

Atletico overtake Real Madrid with Cadiz rout

Antoine Griezmann shone as Atletico Madrid thrashed Cadiz 5-1 on Wednesday to climb above rivals Real Madrid into second in La Liga. Diego Simeone’s side are a point above the champions but 13 behind leaders Barcelona, who just need two more points to clinch the title.

Haaland sets Premier League goal record to put Man City back on top

Erling Haaland set a new record of 35 goals in a Premier League season as Manchester City overcame West Ham 3-0 to move back to the top of the table on Wednesday, while Liverpool edged out Fulham 1-0. City were made to work by an under-manned Hammers to edge one point clear of Arsenal

Ronaldo tops Forbes' highest-paid athletes list in 2023

Football stars, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe are among the top 10 highest-paid athletes in 2023. Forbes revealed the list of the 10 highest-paid athletes in 2023, with Ronaldo, Messi and Mbappe occupying the first, second and third positions, respectively.

Messi suspended by PSG over Saudi Arabia trip

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been suspended by Paris St-Germain for two weeks after travelling to Saudi Arabia without the club's permission this week. The trip followed the French club's home defeat by Lorient on Sunday, in which Messi played the full 90 minutes.

Arsenal back on top of Premier League after beating Chelsea

Martin Odegaard fired Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League as the Norway midfielder’s double inspired a 3-1 win against woeful Chelsea on Tuesday. Mikel Arteta’s side lost control of the title race after last week’s 4-1 defeat at Manchester City. But the

Real Sociedad score 2-0 victory over 10-man Real Madrid

Real Madrid fell to a 2-0 defeat at Real Sociedad on Tuesday, leaving the champions 14 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona with five games remaining. Former Madrid winger Takefusa Kubo and Ander Barrenetxea netted for the hosts, who tightened their grip on fourth spot and Champions

Strict action against Kohli, Gambhir, Naveen, BCCI slaps fine worth crores

BCCI took strict action against Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir and Naveen-ul-Haq for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during the Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore match at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow on Monday.  Kohli, Gambhir were fined 100% of their match fees

Ukraine to boycott World Judo Championships over Russian athletes

Ukrainian judokas will not take part in this month’s World Judo Championships in Qatar following the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) decision to readmit Russians and Belarusians as neutrals, the Ukrainian Judo Federation (UJF) has said. The International Olympic

Everton rescue draw at Leicester, but Foxes climb out of bottom three

Everton’s Alex Iwobi rescued a 2-2 draw against relegation rivals Leicester, but it was the Foxes who climbed out of the Premier League’s bottom three after Monday’s pivotal showdown. Iwobi scored a second-half equalizer at the King Power Stadium after James Maddison

Man City go top as Haaland reaches 50-goal mark

Manchester City beat Fulham to return to the top of the Premier League as Erling Haaland scored his 50th goal of the season in all competitions. Haaland converted a third-minute penalty, after Julian Alvarez had been fouled by Tim Ream, to become the first top-flight player to reach a

Liverpool edge past Spurs in 7-goal thriller 

Diogo Jota's injury-time winner gave Liverpool a dramatic victory at Anfield after Tottenham looked on course to salvage a point despite going three goals behind inside 15 minutes. Spurs were 5-0 down after 20 minutes at Newcastle United and swiftly found themselves three goals

Bashundhara Kings’ jersey in English Premier League

Bashundhara Kings' jersey has been displayed in the English Premier League, the most popular football league in the world. On April 27, the match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League was drawn 2-2. Harry Kane, who led England in the World

News24 emerge champions in Walton Media Cup Badminton

News24 emerged champions men's and women's all events of the seventh Walton Media Cup Badminton 2023 at Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium on Sunday. Faiyaz of News24 emerged champions in men's singles beating Kajol of RTV by 2-0 sets while Sharna of News24 clinched the