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Former champ Sharapova knocks out defending champ Wozniacki

-- January 18, 2019 18:16:19

Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out of the Australian Open as five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova provided a reminder of her ability with a three-set win. Russia's Sharapova...

Barca overturn deficit to advance in Copa del Rey

-- January 18, 2019 12:01:40

Barcelona overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit on Thursday to beat Levante 4-2 and reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey. Two fortuitous Ousmane Dembele goals in the first half put Barcelona - c...

Federer breezes past Fritz at Australian Open

-- January 18, 2019 10:46:05

Roger Federer celebrated his 100th match at the Australian Open on Friday by giving young American Taylor Fritz a centre court schooling to reach the last 16. Six-times champion Federer was in devast...

Djokovic beats Tsonga in straight set

-- January 17, 2019 20:05:51

World number one Novak Djokovic reached the Australian Open third round with a straight-set win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The six-time champion in Melbourne beat the 33-year-old Frenchman 6-3 7-5 6-4,...

Serena breeze past Bouchard in second round

-- January 17, 2019 17:48:11

Serena Williams swatted aside Canada's Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to continue her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. The American 16th seed made a rapid...

Juventus win Supercoppa Italiana thanks to Ronaldo header

Agencies January 17, 2019 13:09:46

Cristiano Ronaldo's header was enough for Juventus to beat AC Milan and claim a record eighth Supercoppa Italiana (Italian Super Cup) in a game played in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday night. The...

Girona knock Atletico out of Copa del Rey

-- January 17, 2019 12:26:20

Atletico Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey to Girona on Wednesday following a highly thrilling 3-3 draw at home to the Catalan side, who sneaked through to the quarter-finals on away goals after...

King's Sunny shines with ball as Dynamites taste first loss

-- January 16, 2019 23:43:18

Rajshahi Kings beat Dhaka Dynamites by 20 runs in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet on Wednesday, reports UNB. Left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny helped Raj...

Federer battles into Australian Open third round

-- January 16, 2019 13:14:06

Double defending champion Roger Federer weathered a stern test from the impressive Dan Evans but wore down the British qualifier 7-6(5) 7-6(3) 6-3 to reach the third round of the Australian Open on We...

Taijul, Junaid star with ball as Titans register first win in BPL

-- January 15, 2019 22:05:29

Khulna Titans' losing streak finally ended after they beat Rajshahi Kings by 25 runs in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sylhet International Stadium in Sylhet on Tuesday, reports UNB. Taijul I...

Serena storms thru’ to second round

-- January 15, 2019 17:47:57

Serena Williams stormed into the Australian Open second round as she began her bid for a 24th Grand Slam title with a win over Tatjana Maria. The 37-year-old American, whose 23rd major title came in...

Murray loses his possibly last match in five sets

-- January 14, 2019 18:50:24

Andy Murray produced a superb fightback on Monday in what might have been his final match but eventually lost in five sets to Roberto Bautista Agut in the Australian Open first round. The Briton, who...

Messi nets 400th league goal in Barca win

-- January 14, 2019 11:45:55

Lionel Messi became the first man to score 400 La Liga goals as Barcelona eased to a 3-0 win at home to Eibar on Sunday which kept the Catalans five points clear at the top of the standings at the hal...

Mustafiz defends 9 runs in final over to stun Riders

-- January 13, 2019 21:27:24

Cutter master Mustafizur Rahman defended nine runs in the final over to win the game by five runs for his team Rajshahi Kings against Rangpur Riders in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Sunday, r...

Atleti close gap at top

-- January 13, 2019 20:05:28

Antoine Griezmann scored for the fifth LaLiga match in succession as Atletico Madrid edged closer to leaders Barcelona with a 1-0 victory over Levante. France international Griezmann slammed home a s...

West Ham teenager Rice sinks Arsenal

-- January 12, 2019 20:32:49

A superb finish by West Ham midfielder Declan Rice - the 19-year-old's first Premier League goal - earned his side a fine win and dented Arsenal's top-four ambitions on Saturday. Rice beat Bernd Leno...

BCCI suspends two cricketers over TV show comments

-- January 12, 2019 12:07:02

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opener KL Rahul have been suspended from all forms of cricket pending an inquiry into what officials described as controversial comments on an India-based televisi...

Newcomer Alis steals the show

-- January 11, 2019 21:00:25

Dhaka Dynamites' Al Islam Alis stole the show on Friday when his team won by two runs against Rangpur Riders, the defending champions of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), reports UNB. Alis, a complete...

Barcelona on verge of Copa exit after Levante defeat

-- January 11, 2019 18:00:42

Holders Barcelona fell to a shock 2-1 defeat by Levante in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey last-16 tie. Erick Cabaco and Borja Mayoral scored in the opening 20 minutes to give the hosts a comfort...

Australian Open could be last, tearful Murray says

Reuters January 11, 2019 15:18:38

Andy Murray may retire after the Australian Open, with the severe pain from his troublesome right hip having become almost unbearable for him to play on, the former world number one said on Friday. O...

Police issue warrant for Ronaldo's DNA in rape case

-- January 11, 2019 12:29:50

Police in Las Vegas have issued a warrant for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo as part of their investigation into the rape allegations made against the Juventus forward. The 33-year-old's lawyer,...

Spain arrests 83 people including 28 players in fixing probe

-- January 10, 2019 19:02:53

The Spanish Civil Guard has arrested 83 people, including 28 professional players, following an investigation into match-fixing by an organised Armenian criminal gang, the European Union's Europol age...

PSG out of League Cup

-- January 10, 2019 18:37:41

Unbeaten Ligue 1 leaders and holders Paris St-Germain suffered a shock French League Cup exit against the top-flight's bottom side Guingamp. Having missed one earlier, Marcus Thuram - son of France l...

Man City destroy 3rd-tier Burton in League Cup semis

-- January 10, 2019 15:01:05

Gabriel Jesus scored four goals in Manchester City's 9-0 win over third-tier Burton Albion on Wednesday in the first leg of an English League Cup semifinal that proved even more of a mismatch than ant...

Sixers beat Vikings in last over thriller

-- January 09, 2019 22:32:15

Sylhet Sixers beat Chittagong Vikings by five runs in a last over thriller on Wednesday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city, reports UNB. Vikings needed 24 runs in the over bowled b...

Dynamites register 2nd consecutive win beating Titans by 105 runs in BPL

-- January 08, 2019 21:32:01

Dhaka Dynamites registered their second consecutive win in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), reports UNB. They beat Khulna Titans by 105 runs on Tuesday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket S...

Wolves send Liverpool out of FA Cup

-- January 08, 2019 12:39:37

Premier League leaders Liverpool paid the price for fielding a weakened side as they were knocked out in the third round of the FA Cup following a 2-1 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday. T...

India win first ever Test series in Australia

-- January 07, 2019 13:29:20

India ended a 71-year wait for a test series victory in Australia on Monday, their 2-1 triumph finally confirmed when the rain-affected fourth and final test ended in a draw at Sydney Cricket Ground...

Barca go five points clear with nervy win against Getafe

Reuters January 07, 2019 12:44:08

Lionel Messi scored for the seventh time in four La Liga games as champions Barcelona scrapped their way to a hard-fought 2-1 win at Getafe on Sunday that propelled them five points clear at the top o...

Rooney was arrested at US airport for public intoxication

Reuters January 07, 2019 11:19:22

English footballer Wayne Rooney was arrested in December at Dulles Airport outside Washington, DC for public intoxication, local police said on Sunday. Rooney, who has been playing for US football te...