Thursday, 08 Jun, 2023


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

'Dreams of Messi and Barcelona clash with reality'

The 'bring back Lionel Messi' campaign by the media, fans and even the manager at Barcelona is growing by the day. And while the heart tells everyone the homecoming of their greatest son is written in the stars, the head says there are many hurdles to overcome before it becomes

Benzema nets hat trick in Madrid win, Vinícius takes knock

Karim Benzema scored a first-half hat trick to lead Real Madrid to a 4-2 win over Almeria in a Spanish league game that included an injury scare for forward Vinícius Júnior on Sarturday. The comfortable win over Almeria ensured Madrid remained in second place while

Yamal makes history as Barcelona thrash Real Betis 

Fifteen-year-old winger Lamine Yamal became Barcelona's youngest-ever player as they beat 10-man Real Betis to move 11 points clear at the top of La Liga. The academy product, who turns 16 in July, was brought on in the 84th minute to replace Gavi. At 15 years and 290 days,

Tigresses first ODI against Sri Lanka washed out 

The three-match ODI series opener between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned due to consistent rain at P Sara Oval in Colombo today. Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka reached 152-6 before the rain interrupted the match and finally forced it to be called off. Captain Chamari

Bangladesh face Singapore tomorrow

Motivated Bangladesh U-17 women's football team take on host Singapore in their ultimate group D match of AFC U-17 Women's Asian Cup qualifiers held tomorrow (April 30) at Jahan Besar Stadium, Kallang in Singapore. The match kicks off at 6 pm (BST). The stadium with a capacity

Qatar to host Basketball World Cup for first time

Qatar was named host of the 2027 men’s Basketball World Cup on Friday, burgeoning its reputation for staging major global sports events. Germany will hold the women’s version in 2026, basketball’s governing body International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said.

Madrid Open: Alcaraz, Swiatek win, Rybakina out

Top seed Carlos Alcaraz survived a huge scare against Finland's Emil Ruusuvuori as his defence of the Madrid Open title began with a hard-fought comeback win. Spain's Alcaraz, who turns 20 next week, overcame a slow start to win 2-6 6-4 6-2 against the world number 41. There

Lucknow make 2nd-highest IPL total in Punjab win

Lucknow Super Giants made the second-highest total in Indian Premier League history as they thrashed Punjab Kings by 56 runs in Mohali. They posted 257-5 with Australia's Marcus Stoinis making 72 off 40 balls and West Indies' Kyle Mayers 54 off 24. It left them six short of

Litton Das leaves KKR camp, travels back to Bangladesh

Kolkata Knight Riders’ wicketkeeper-batter Litton Das has travelled back to Bangladesh to attend a family emergency, the franchise confirmed on Friday. “Litton Das has had to return to Bangladesh earlier today (Friday 28 April) due to an urgent family medical emergency. Our