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FIFA announces 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup 

FIFA announces 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup 

-- 2022-06-17 18:10:34

The United States will have 11 of the 16 hosts cities at the 2026 World Cup, which will also feature matches in Mexico and Canada, world football governing body FIFA said on Thursday.  Seattle,...

Antigua Test: Bangladesh bat first against West Indies

Antigua Test: Bangladesh bat first against West Indies

-- 2022-06-16 20:22:43

West Indies have won the toss and sent Bangladesh to bat first in the first of the two-match Test series in Antigua Thursday. Bangladesh included left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman in the playing XI. L...

Alves confirms Barcelona departure after over eight years in two stints

Alves confirms Barcelona departure after over eight years in two stints

-- 2022-06-16 17:28:19

Barcelona right back Dani Alves will leave the LaLiga club when his contract expires at the end of this month, bringing the curtain down on his second stint with the Catalan giants a little more than...

LaLiga allege PSG, Man City continuously breaching financial regulations

LaLiga allege PSG, Man City continuously breaching financial regulations

-- 2022-06-15 20:34:15

LaLiga have filed a complaint to UEFA against Paris St Germain and Manchester City over alleged Financial Fair Play violations, the Spanish professional football league announced on Wednesday. The or...

Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st Test: Repetition of the past or a new story?

Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st Test: Repetition of the past or a new story?

Neel Rahman 2022-06-15 15:50:43

Bangladesh are in West Indies for a full tour, and the two-match Test series begins on June 16 at Antigua. For Bangladesh, this is a new chapter as Shakib Al Hasan will begin his third tenure as the...

McCullum unleashes a new brand of Test cricket in England

McCullum unleashes a new brand of Test cricket in England

Neel Rahman 2022-06-15 12:44:34

England had 71 overs to chase down 299 on a day five pitch, against the World Test Champions New Zealand -- with a batting lineup that gave them no hope of doing so, considering their recent performan...

FIFA prepares to name 2026 World Cup host cities

FIFA prepares to name 2026 World Cup host cities

-- 2022-06-14 19:05:39

The countdown to World Cup 2026 kicks off in earnest on Thursday, as football fans across Canada, Mexico and the United States learn whether their cities made the coveted cut to host the 48-team tourn...

Unstoppable Argentina - how the change came?

Unstoppable Argentina - how the change came?

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-06-14 15:31:57

They may not look as flashy as Brazil, formidable as France or unstoppable as Spain. Yet they are unbeaten for 33 games. They may not look invincible, but they have been so for quite a long time.&nbsp...

Marcelo Vieira: A proper Real Madrid legend

Marcelo Vieira: A proper Real Madrid legend

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-06-14 12:50:21

Marcelo dribbling past a few opposition players and looking for a cross into the box has been one of the most common scenes that could be seen in any Real Madrid match from 2007 to 2022.  The Re...

Medvedev replaces Djokovic as world number one

Medvedev replaces Djokovic as world number one

-- 2022-06-13 21:54:36

Russia's Daniil Medvedev has replaced Novak Djokovic at the top of the world rankings, two weeks before a Wimbledon at which he will not be allowed to play. Wimbledon has been stripped of its ranking...

Marcelo bids emotional farewell to Real Madrid

Marcelo bids emotional farewell to Real Madrid

-- 2022-06-13 20:37:56

Brazilian full back Marcelo wept on Monday as he said goodbye to Real Madrid but said that he never contemplated retirement and is still motivated to keep playing for many more years. "I don't think...

Is Liton the best wicketkeeper-batsman in the world now?

Is Liton the best wicketkeeper-batsman in the world now?

Neel Rahman 2022-06-13 17:21:30

Liton Das was an enigma for Bangladesh fans. Since his international debut in 2015, and even before for the followers of the domestic cricket of Bangladesh, Liton was something the country’s cri...

Shakib’s coincidental hat-trick of captaincy

Shakib’s coincidental hat-trick of captaincy

Aniruddha Bhowmik 2022-06-13 14:42:06

Bangladesh’s greatest ever all-rounder is set to commence on his third stint as Bangladesh captain and as a miraculous coincidence, it's West Indies yet again against whom Shakib will be startin...

Rape case against Cristiano Ronaldo dismissed

Rape case against Cristiano Ronaldo dismissed

-- 2022-06-12 19:06:55

A US judge has dismissed the Las Vegas rape lawsuit against Manchester United and Portugal soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, Britain's Sky News reported on Saturday. The ruling comes nearly three year...

WI vs BAN: Tamim hits ton in tour match

WI vs BAN: Tamim hits ton in tour match

-- 2022-06-11 17:40:21

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal hit a ton in the first innings of the tour match against Cricket West Indies President XI at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua. Bangladesh ended up day one at 274 for s...

Zidane's advisor denies contact with PSG

Zidane's advisor denies contact with PSG

-- 2022-06-10 19:12:26

Zinedine Zidane's advisor denied on Friday that the former France great is set to replace Mauricio Pochettino as Paris St Germain coach next season. Earlier on Friday, French radio station Europe 1 r...

Salah, Kerr win PFA Player of the Year awards

Salah, Kerr win PFA Player of the Year awards

-- 2022-06-10 17:25:01

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was named the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year for the second time on Thursday and Chelsea's Sam Kerr took the women's award. Salah, who...

Chelsea need a 'mini-rebuild'

Chelsea need a 'mini-rebuild'

Mansurul Kafi 2022-06-09 18:32:07

Although Chelsea clinched two trophies (Club World Cup and European Super Cup) and were able to reach the finals of Carabao and FA cup, their overall performance, especially in the premier league left...

Mominul awaits his acid test, working on basics to bounce back

Mominul awaits his acid test, working on basics to bounce back

Neel Rahman 2022-06-09 16:33:19

Mominul Haque has stepped down from captaincy, and he will finally be without the burden that saw his batting form drop drastically. But this has also put him in a precarious position. Before being a...

President, PM witness FIFA World Cup trophy

President, PM witness FIFA World Cup trophy

-- 2022-06-08 22:53:29

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina witnessed the FIFA World Cup trophy during separate events at Bangabhaban and parliament complex respectively on Wednesday. The trophy arrived...

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Bangladesh

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Bangladesh

-- 2022-06-08 18:10:16

The FIFA World Cup trophy arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday on a 36-hour tour of Bangladesh. A chartered flight brought the glittering trophy at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka from Pakis...

Are the Bangladeshi batters ready for a carnage?

Are the Bangladeshi batters ready for a carnage?

Shajedul Rahin 2022-06-08 15:48:49

It has been a poor run in Tests for Bangladesh since their first victory in 2022 against New Zealand at Mount Maunganui. Although a failure in Test cricket implies being inferior to the opposition in...

From 'root' to the top

From 'root' to the top

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-06-08 13:55:43

Joe Root flips the ball to mid-wicket; the ball kept running and so did he. Ajaz Patel stopped the ball but couldn’t stop a couple of runs for Root. A couple of runs to reach his 26th Test cent...

Messi and Ronaldo are not done yet

Messi and Ronaldo are not done yet

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-08 13:26:20

In Argentina’s last game against Estonia, Lionel Messi scored all 5 goals for his side, making a new record as the first-ever player to score 5 goals both for club and country.  Back in 20...

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Dhaka Wednesday

FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Dhaka Wednesday

-- 2022-06-07 18:13:11

The FIFA World Cup trophy will arrive in Dhaka Wednesday (tomorrow) for a 36-hour tour, giving Bangladeshi fans the chance to experience football's most coveted prize. A chartered flight, carrying th...

New Zealand changed the ball and lost the game

New Zealand changed the ball and lost the game

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-06-07 15:56:12

The 1st Test between England and New Zealand had all the reasons to be remembered for Joe Root only. However, the game was enthralling even keeping Root out of the picture.  The game of extremel...

Being Jurgen Klopp isn't easy

Being Jurgen Klopp isn't easy

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-06-07 13:45:55

Jurgen Klopp is clearly among the finest managers of his generation, if not of all time. He has been doing extraordinary things as a coach. It is true for both Liverpool and Dortmund. Yet he has not e...

Messi overtakes Ferenc Puskas among top scorers   

Messi overtakes Ferenc Puskas among top scorers  

-- 2022-06-06 19:25:03

Lionel Messi scored all five of Argentina's goals as they continued their fine form by thrashing Estonia in a friendly in Pamplona, Spain. The Argentines swept aside Italy 3-0 in the Finalissima - a...

Neymar’s penalty earns narrow win for Brazil against Japan

Neymar’s penalty earns narrow win for Brazil against Japan

-- 2022-06-06 19:14:50

Neymar's penalty 13 minutes from time earned Brazil a 1-0 win over fellow World Cup qualifiers Japan at Tokyo's National Stadium on Monday as the Paris St Germain striker moved to within three goals o...

Vinicius Junior’s breakout season

Vinicius Junior’s breakout season

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-06 17:48:04

When Vinicius Jr joined Real Madrid from Flamengo back in 2019, many compared him to Neymar coming from Santos. But in a star-studded team like Real Madrid, he found life to be difficult in the beginn...