Sunday, 25 Feb, 2024

Sports

BPL's 10th edition kicks off tomorrow

The 10th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is set to kick off tomorrow (Jan 19). The tournament will start with the match between defending champions Comilla Victorians and new comer Durdanto Dhaka. The match will start at 2.30pm. In the day's other match, Sylhet

Two super overs as Rohit hits record ton in T20 series win

Captain Rohit Sharma hit a record-breaking fifth Twenty20 international century as India narrowly beat Afghanistan after two super overs. Rohit scored 121 not out from 69 balls in the initial game, but it took the hosts two super overs to complete a 3-0 series sweep in Bangalore.

Morocco cruise to victory over 10-man Tanzania

Pre-tournament favourites Morocco began their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a convincing win over 10-man Tanzania in Group F. The Atlas Lions took the lead on the half hour when Romain Saiss pounced after Hakim Ziyech's swerving free-kick was palmed back into danger.

T Sports to face The Business Standard in semis Thursday

T Sports will play against The Business Standard and Channel I will face Independent TV in the semifinals of the ongoing BSJA Media Cup Cricket 2024, powered by Bashundhara Kings and organised by Bangladesh Sports Journalist Association, tomorrow (Thursday) at the Paltan Maidan in the

Karim Benzema files defamation suit against French interior minister

French football star Karim Benzema has filed a defamation lawsuit against France's interior minister for accusing him of having links with the Muslim Brotherhood, local media reports. Gérald Darmanin said in October that Mr Benzema "has a notorious link" with the

Israeli player leaves Turkey after detention over '100 days' message

Israeli soccer player Sagiv Jehezkel left Türkiye on Monday, Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said on social media platform X, after he was questioned by police over a message he displayed on his wrist during a match alluding to the passage of 100 days since the Oct. 7 Hamas

Nasir banned from all cricket for Anti-Corruption Code breach

Bangladesh all-rounder Nasir Hossain has been banned from all cricket after accepting charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Hossain, who was charged by the ICC in September 2023, admitted to three charges, and has been handed a two-year ban, with six months suspended.

Bangladesh Pratidin, T Sports reach BSJA Media Cup Cricket quarters

Bangladesh Pratidin and T Sports reached the quarterfinals of the ongoing BSJA Media Cup Cricket 2024, powered by Bashundhara Kings and organized by Bangladesh Sports Journalist Association. Bangladesh Pratidin will play against Independent TV, and T Sports will face Jugantor in the

Jose Mourinho sacked by Roma

Roma have officially announced the immediate departure of Jose Mourinho. In an official statement, the club announced the following: “AS Roma can confirm that José Mourinho and his coaching staff will leave the club with immediate effect. Mourinho was unveiled as the

Ederson wins Fifa’s Best Men's Goalkeeper Award

The Brazilian shot-stopper was awarded the honour following a stellar year in which the 30-year-old kept goal for Manchester City during a historic treble-winning campaign. Ederson was presented with the trophy at The Best FIFA Football Awards™ at a gala event in London on Monday

Pep Guardiola wins Best FIFA Men’s Coach award

Guardiola has been honoured with the award after overseeing an incredible period of success at Manchester City. The Spaniard led the club to a historic Premier League, UEFA Champions League and FA Cup treble in 2022/23. Guardiola’s all-conquering team would win a further two

Aitana Bonmati wins best women’s player at Fifa Best Awards

Spain and Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmati was named women's player of the year, adding to her Women's Ballon d'Or and Uefa women's player of the year accolades. The midfielder won the award ahead of Colombia and Real Madrid star Linda Caicedo, and Spain team-mate

Messi wins best male player at Fifa Best Awards

Argentina forward Lionel Messi has won men's player of the year at the Fifa Best Awards, with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola claiming the men's coach prize in London. Inter Miami's Messi edged out City striker Erling Haaland with Paris St-Germain attacker Kylian

Mbappe scores as PSG win to go eight clear at top 

Kylian Mbappe scored his 19th league goal of the season as Paris St-Germain won at 10-man Lens to move eight points clear at the top of Ligue 1. On Saturday, second-placed Nice had missed the chance to cut the gap to two points as they lost at Rennes. PSG took full advantage as

Sri Lanka register thrilling 3-wicket win over Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka captain Wanindu Maasranga won the toss and elected to bowl first against Zimbabwe in the T20I series opener on Sunday at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. The hosts won the ODI series 2-0 and will now look to stamp their authority in the shortest format in order to get ready for the

Jaiswal, Dube steer India to T20 series win against Afghanistan

The hosts took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series riding on the young batters' fifties after Rohit Sharma (0) and Virat Kohli (29) fell in Indore. For a moment, let’s turn our focus away from discussing the T20I future of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Instead, let us

Vinicius Jr treble in Real Super Cup win over Barca

Vinicius Jr scored a first-half hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Barcelona to win the Spanish Super Cup. The winger scored twice in the first 10 minutes to put Carlo Ancelotti's side in control in Saudi Arabia. Robert Lewandowski pulled one back for Barca with a superb volley but

Palmer penalty gives Chelsea win over Fulham

Cole Palmer's first-half penalty gave Chelsea a narrow win over West London rivals Fulham at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League. Palmer's reverse pass set up Raheem Sterling, who was caught by Issa Diop inside the penalty area. Palmer dispatched the spot-kick, sending

Bobb scores late winner for Man City at Newcastle 

Oscar Bobb scored a stoppage-time winner as Manchester City moved within two points of Liverpool at the top of the Premier League with victory over Newcastle in a breathless encounter at St James' Park. The Norwegian, 20, latched on to a superb lofted pass from fellow substitute

BSJA media cricket kicks off today 

BSJA Media Cup Cricket-2024, powered by Bashundhara Kings, is set to kick off today (January 14).  A total of 32 media houses participate in the knock-out basis tournament, split into eight groups.  The Bangladesh Sports Journalist Association (BSJA), which organizes the