Thursday, 06 Oct, 2022

Sports

Serena Williams starts US Open farewell with a win 

Serena Williams extended her US Open farewell with a gritty opening win on an entertaining night packed with hope and celebration in New York. Williams, who is set to retire after the tournament, won 6-3 6-3 against Montenegro's Danka Kovinic. A near-capacity 25,000 crowd on

Neymar penalty rescues point for PSG

Paris St Germain dropped their first points of the Ligue 1 season as they came from behind to draw 1-1 at home with Monaco on Sunday. Neymar rolled in his eighth goal in five matches this season from a penalty after the VAR alerted the on-pitch referee to a foul on the Brazilian.

McIlroy wins record 3rd FedEx Cup and $18m prize

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy became the first player to win the FedEx Cup three times after success on Sunday in the PGA's Tour Championship. The 33-year-old overturned a six-shot lead by Scottie Scheffler to finish one clear of the American and Sungjae Im. Four-time

India defeat Pakistan by five wickets in a nail biting contest

Hardik Pandya’s unbeaten 33 and Jadeja’s 35 help India cross the finish line chasing a target of 148; Bhuvneshwar and Hardik restrict Pakistan with superb spells. Hardik Pandya (33 n.o., 17b, 4x4x, 1x6) and Ravindra Jadeja (35, 29b, 2x4, 2x6) kept their cool under pressure

Asia Cup 2022: India send Pakistan to bat first

India won the toss and elected to bowl against Pakistan in the second match of the Asia Cup. The highly-awaited encounter is also the campaign opener for both teams. Rishabh Pant did not find a place in India's playing XI as Dinesh Karthik was given a nod over the youngster. All

Afif made Bangladesh’s Vice-Captain for Asia Cup

All-rounder Afif Hossain Dhrubo has been appointed vice-captain of the Tigers in the Asia Cup. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) made the announcement in a press release on Saturday night. Since his debut in February 2018, the 22-year-old has participated in 47 T20 Internationals.

India vs Pakistan Asia Cup match today

The two cricketing giants India and Pakistan will take on each other in the Asia Cup today (Aug 28). If the gods smile on television moguls, this could be the first of three meetings in the tournament. The India-Pakistan rivalry has generally been more intense in the hearts and minds

Haaland hat-trick in Man City comeback sinks Palace 

Erling Haaland scored a 19-minute second-half hat-trick as champions Manchester City fought back from two goals down to claim a thrilling Premier League victory over Crystal Palace. The visitors looked on course to win at Etihad Stadium for the second consecutive season when they led

England surge to innings win to level series

A brilliant England surged to an innings-and-85-run win over South Africa inside three days in the second Test to level the series. The home side were magnificent with the ball, breaking some stubborn resistance to dismiss the Proteas for 179 at Emirates Old Trafford. In an

Cricket Genocide By Afghans at Dubai 

First Match between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka played at Dubai International Stadium, UAE on 27 August 2022  Afghanistan 106/2 in 10.1 Overs (Rahmatullah Gurbaz 40, Hasmatullah Zazai 37) beat Sri Lanka 105 All Out in 19.4 Overs (Bhanuka Rajapakse 38, Chamika Karunaratne 31, Danuska

Rafa Nadal's brutal response to Novak Djokovic ban from US Open

Rafa Nadal has expressed his sadness that Novak Djokovic isn't allowed to compete at the US Open, but reiterated that it remains his rival's choice not to get vaccinated and therefore only has himself to blame. Djokovic announced his withdrawal from the grand slam in New York

Uefa confirms Champions League, Europa League and Conference fixtures

Celtic will host defending champions Real Madrid when the Champions League gets under way on 6 September. Uefa has confirmed the fixture list for this season's competition following Thursday's draw. Chelsea travel to face Dinamo Zagreb earlier that day, in one of two 17:45

Asia Cup begins today

The 15th edition of the Asia Cup begins today (Aug 27) with the match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The match will begin at 08:00pm (Bangladesh time). All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will lead Bangladesh for this tournament. Bangladesh

Bayern Munich to face Barcelona, Inter Milan after Champions League group stage draw

Bayern Munich will face Barcelona and Inter Milan in this season's Champions League group stage after the draw took place on Thursday in Istanbul. It will see Barcelona's new summer signing, Robert Lewandowski, face his old team, for whom he scored 344 goals in 375 appearances,

Karim Benzema, Alexia Putellas win UEFA best player awards

Karim Benzema and Alexia Putellas won UEFA’s player of the year awards on Thursday, making it a sweep for Spanish clubs. Benzema had been the heavy favorite for the men’s award after scoring 15 Champions League goals to lead Real Madrid to a record-extending 14th European

Kobe Bryant's widow awarded $16m leaked crash photos payout

Kobe Bryant's widow has been awarded $16m (£13.6m) in damages over leaked graphic photos of the helicopter crash that killed the US basketball star and his daughter in 2020. Vanessa Bryant, 40, said she had panic attacks after learning images taken by Los Angeles County

Ukrainian Premier League restarts amid ongoing Russian invasion

For the first time since Russia's invasion of the country, Ukraine's footballing stars will be taking to the field as the Ukrainian Premier League begins again. On Tuesday, Shakhtar Donetsk and Metalist 1925 Kharkiv kicked off the new season with a 0-0 draw in Kyiv at the

Tigers leave Bangladesh for Asia Cup 

The Bangladesh cricket team has left the country today (August 23) to take part in the upcoming Asia Cup, which starts on August 27 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). All of the members sans fast bowler Taskin Ahmed and opening batter Anamul Haque Bijoy boarded today's flight for

Man United beat Liverpool, secure Hag’s first win

Erik ten Hag secured his first win as Manchester United manager as goals from Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford beat Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford on Monday. United had started the weekend bottom of the Premier League, but moved above Liverpool on a massive night for their new Dutch

West Indies dealt another blow on road to India 2023

After defeat to New Zealand to end their Cricket World Cup Super League campaign, West Indies' hopes of automatic qualification for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 took another blow after they were punished for a slow over rate. Nicholas Pooran's side were docked two