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Federer launches Melbourne campaign with sublime win

-- January 20, 2020 12:46:15

Roger Federer showed no signs of rust from his lack of match practice ahead of the Australian Open as the third seed launched his campaign for a record 21st Grand Slam title by hammering American St...

Bangladesh reaches Bangabandhu Gold Cup semifinals

-- January 19, 2020 21:14:17

Bangladesh have booked their place in the semifinals of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup after a comfortable 3-0 win against Sri Lanka in their final match of the group stages on Sunday. A two-goal salvo fro...

Bangladesh eye victory in must-win match against Sri Lanka

UNB January 18, 2020 19:36:20

Hosts Bangladesh will seek a victory when they meet Sri Lanka in their 2nd and last Group A match on Sunday to reach the semifinals of the six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tourname...

Bangladesh announce T20 squad for Pakistan tour

-- January 18, 2020 16:10:49

Bangladesh has announced a 15-man squad for upcoming T20 series in Pakistan and Pacer Hasan Mahmud has got his first call-up to the national team. Mahmudullah will captain the side on the first leg o...

Rajshahi Royals lift maiden Bangabandhu BPL trophy

-- January 18, 2020 10:40:56

Rajshahi Royals put up a clinical performance to lift the title of the special edition of BPL, dedicated to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to mark his birth centenary, afte...

Mushfiqur unwilling to tour Pak for T20s

-- January 17, 2020 21:00:52

Bangladesh stalwart Mushfiqur Rahim has asked Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to leave him out of the squad that will tour Pakistan for a three-match T20Is series in January. BCB chief selector Minha...

Khulna Tigers opt to bowl first in Bangabandhu BPL final

UNB January 17, 2020 19:37:22

Khulna Tigers have won the toss of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) final against Rajshahi Royals and opted to bowl first. Mushfiqur Rahim is leading Khulna Tigers in the final while A...

Tigers' tour to Pakistan confirmed

-- January 14, 2020 22:09:23

After weeks of confusions and uncertainties, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have finally reached an agreement about the Bangladesh cricket team’s upcoming tour o...

Barca fire coach Valverde

Reuters January 14, 2020 10:46:00

Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde and named former Real Betis coach Quique Setien as his replacement, the club said in a statement on Monday. “FC Barcelona and Quique Setien have rea...

Chattogram stay in BBPL title race

-- January 13, 2020 21:32:51

A hurricane innings of 34 runs off 14 balls by captain Mahmudullah Riyad enabled Chattogram Challengers to stay in the title race of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) eliminating Mashra...

Real beat Atletico on penalties to clinch Super Cup

-- January 13, 2020 13:18:20

Real Madrid were crowned winners of the first edition of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 in a penalty shootout following a goalless dr...

Serena Williams wins first title in three years

-- January 12, 2020 14:37:28

Serena Williams won her first title in three years and first since becoming a mother with victory over Jessica Pegula at the Auckland Classic. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion beat her fellow...

Shane Warne cap auctioned for $1m for Australia bushfire appeal

-- January 10, 2020 12:44:02

Australian cricketer Shane Warne's baggy green cap has made more than 1 million Australian dollars ($685,000) at auction to aid those affected by wild fires across the country. When bidding closed on...

Real book spot in final

-- January 10, 2020 00:27:21

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos scored directly from a corner as his side booked their place in the final of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia by outclassing Valencia 3-1 on Wednesday,...

2021 Club WC schedule to be approved by FIFA Council

Xinhua January 09, 2020 17:39:48

The 2021 Club World Cup has been proposed to kick off on June 17 and its final to be held on July 4, Chinese Football Association (CFA) source told Xinhua on Thursday. Both the opening match and the...

IBBL hands over prize money in BBPL match

FE Online Desk January 09, 2020 13:17:15

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited handed over prize money to Shadab Khan, Player of the Match held between Dhaka Platoon and Rangpur Rangers in Bangabandhu BPL on Wednesday at Sher-E-Bangla National Cric...

Kroos scores from corner, helps Real to Super Cup final

-- January 09, 2020 12:37:04

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos scored directly from a corner as his side booked their place in the final of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia by outclassing Valencia 3-1 on Wednesday....

Sylhet bow out of BBPL

-- January 07, 2020 21:49:21

Sylhet Thunder completed their Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) campaign on a frustrating note losing to Cumilla Warriors by five wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the c...

Uncertainty over BD's Pakistan tour

-- January 05, 2020 17:18:39

Uncertainty continued to loom over Bangladesh’s forthcoming Pakistan tour for three T20 Internationals and two Tests which are slated to take place in January- February. Some recent media repor...

Russia will file appeal against 4-year Olympic ban

AP December 27, 2019 17:40:07

Russia has confirmed that it will file an appeal petition challenging a four-year Olympic ban imposed against the country by the World Anti-Doping Agency for manipulating doping data. The Russian ant...

BCB insist on neutral venue for Pakistan tests

-- December 25, 2019 13:20:39

Bangladesh are ready to play Twenty20 Internationals in Pakistan next month but the test series must take place in a neutral venue, the chief executive officer of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), N...

Australian Open: Prize money tops $49.3m

-- December 24, 2019 20:44:39

Australian Open organisers have increased the prize money to more than $49m with the biggest gains for those losing in the earlier rounds. The overall prize fund for the tournament has increased by 1...

BCB reiterates its stance to play only T20 series in Pakistan

BSS December 24, 2019 20:06:24

In response to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) president Ehsan Mani’s stance to arrange all of the matches of the bilateral series in Pakistan only,  the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) reitera...

Real fall behind Barca after goalless draw with Bilbao

Reuters December 23, 2019 10:57:41

Real Madrid hit the woodwork three times but could only draw 0-0 at home to Athletic Bilbao in a frustrating final game of 2019 which meant they slipped two points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona. R...

Reds win Club World Cup as Firmino sinks Flamengo

Reuters December 22, 2019 11:19:19

An extra-time goal from Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 1-0 victory over Brazil’s Flamengo to win the Club World Cup at the Khalifa International stadium on Saturday. It is the first time Live...

Bangladesh asks Pakistan to host Test series in neutral venue

UNB December 21, 2019 19:38:42

Bangladesh cricket team’s upcoming Pakistan tour is still hanging in the balance as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to host the two-match Test serie...

Khulna stun Rangpur to get third consecutive win

UNB December 20, 2019 18:25:38

Khulna Tigers stunned Rangpur Rangers by eight wickets to register their third consecutive win in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Friday. R...

Clasico ends in goalless draw amid independence protest

-- December 19, 2019 12:02:01

Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a goalless and largely uneventful El Clasico at the Nou Camp. Gareth Bale's disallowed goal was the closest either side came to scoring, but Real left-back Ferlan...

Boots, bat and Joy Bangla: In talks with Raqibul Hasan

UNB December 16, 2019 13:02:17

Imagine an opening batsman, getting out in both of his innings scoring just one run, yet the stadium is roaring and cheering his presence on-field. All that because of the Gunn and Moore bat he was ho...

Ronaldo scores 2 as Juventus beat Udinese in Serie A

-- December 16, 2019 12:45:20

Cristiano Ronaldo is back to his imperious best. The Juventus forward scored twice on Sunday to help the Bianconeri to a 3-1 win over Udinese in Serie A Leonardo Bonucci scored the other goal, reports...