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World Cup perfect for talisman Shakib

-- May 24, 2019 12:21:27

Any lesser mortal in Bangladesh might have been censured for being absent for the team's World Cup photo shoot but such is the stature Shakib Al Hasan enjoys that the board merely regretted his no-sho...

Experienced Tigers out to change perceptions

-- May 24, 2019 11:51:29

Bangladesh head to the cricket World Cup to change perceptions about their potential to compete despite having consistently punched above their weight in recent 50-over tournaments. The Tigers regist...

Is it a Cricket World Cup much of the world is missing?

-- May 24, 2019 10:57:09

All the usual suspects have gathered for the World Cup at the home of cricket, and yet something is missing. The rest of the world. When the first ball is bowled at The Oval on Thursday, only 10 tea...

Teams set for final warm-up

-- May 23, 2019 23:29:54

The ICC World Cup 2019 is just five-day away and the teams will be playing their warm-up matches before hitting the field to play for the mega title. Before the grueling round-robin format begins, te...

FIFA drops plans to expand Qatar WC to 48 teams

-- May 23, 2019 18:39:42

Plans to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams have been abandoned by FIFA. FIFA president Gianni Infantino said last year the expansion from 32 teams could be brought forward from 2026 to the 2022 t...

Dhaka FM to air live commentary on ICC World Cup 2019

-- May 22, 2019 20:38:30

Dhaka FM 90.4, one of the largest FM radio stations in the country, will air live commentary on ICC cricket World Cup (WC) 2019 in all 64 districts of the country. The ICC cricket World Cup 2019 is...

Shakib reclaims top spot in ODI all-rounder rankings

-- May 22, 2019 18:21:30

Tigers got a further boost ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup as the ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan finally reclaimed his number one spot in ICC ODI all-rounder rankings from the Afghanistan all-roun...

Argentina name 23-man Copa America squad

-- May 22, 2019 12:23:37

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has recalled Sergio Aguero to his squad for the Copa America after having frozen out the Manchester City striker since taking over from Jorge Sampaoli after the World...

Tigers keep faith in original squad for World Cup

-- May 21, 2019 21:47:14

There will be no changes to the 15-man provisional World Cup squad Bangladesh had announced over a month ago, with Minhajul Abedin, the chief selector, saying that the performances in the Ireland tri-...

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dead at 70

-- May 21, 2019 12:52:53

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. The legendary Austrian, one of the best-known figures in motor racing, took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLare...

Barca held, Real end La Liga campaign with 12th loss

-- May 20, 2019 21:15:30

Barcelona captain and La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi rounded off a spectacular season by netting twice in a 2-2 draw away to Eibar in the champions' final game on Sunday, taking his tally to a rema...

Nadal beats Djokovic in Rome final

-- May 20, 2019 19:38:33

Rafael Nadal claimed his first title of the year by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0 4-6 6-1 in the Italian Open final in Rome. The Spaniard raced through the opener in 39 minutes, the f...

Bayern wins seventh straight Bundesliga title

-- May 18, 2019 22:25:10

Bayern Munich were crowned champions of Germany for the seventh successive season with a crushing last-day victory over Eintracht Frankfurt. Niko Kovac's side, who trailed leaders Borussia Dortmund b...

Tigers make it seventh time lucky

-- May 18, 2019 09:33:19

Blistering half-centuries by Soumya Sarkar and Mosaddek Hossain have propelled Bangladesh to their first-ever ODI tournament title in a nerve-jangling chase against the West Indies. It was the sevent...

Juventus manager Allegri to leave at end of season

-- May 17, 2019 18:07:23

Manager Massimiliano Allegri will leave Serie A champions Juventus at the end of the season, reports BBC. The 51-year-old Italian has won the league title in each of his five seasons since taking cha...

Rain halts play in Dublin

FE Online Report May 17, 2019 17:58:55

Rain halted play of the Final of the tri-nation series between Bangladesh and West Indies on Friday in Dublin, Ireland. West Indies were in commanding position when rain arrived scoring 131/0 in 20.1...

Tigers opt to field first against West Indies

-- May 17, 2019 16:49:39

Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to field first against the West Indies in the final of the tri-nation series in Dublin. The Tigers will be hoping to clinch the trophy with a third straight win...

Sharapova pulls out of French Open

-- May 16, 2019 21:47:42

Former French Open champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from this year's tournament because of her long-standing shoulder problem. The 32-year-old world number 35 has not played since pulling out o...

Jayed leaves Taskin behind in World Cup race

-- May 16, 2019 21:19:24

Abu Jayed's surprise ICC World Cup inclusion wasn't as talked about as Taskin Ahmed's snub, despite Jayed being an uncapped player in One-Day cricket then. It was Taskin who hogged all the attention,...

Clinical Tigers beat Ireland by six wickets

-- May 16, 2019 10:00:48

Bangladesh have successfully chased down 293 to beat Ireland by six wickets with 45 balls to spare in the sixth One-Day International of the tri-nation series in another clinical performance. Half-ce...

Bangladesh lose toss, field first against Ireland in Dublin ODI

-- May 15, 2019 20:51:46

Ireland have won the toss and opted to bat first against Bangladesh in the final league match of the One-Day International tri-nation series in Dublin. Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who has now lost...

Tigers field first against Ireland in Dublin ODI

-- May 15, 2019 18:04:42

Ireland have won the toss and opted to bat first against Bangladesh in the final league match of the One-Day International tri-nation series in Dublin. Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who has now lost...

Tigers reach ODI final after easy win over West Indies

-- May 14, 2019 09:54:33

Bangladesh qualified for the tri-nations final in Ireland after another win over the West Indies on Monday. The West Indies reached Friday's final after beating the tournament hosts Ireland on Saturd...

Mumbai Indians win record 4th IPL title

-- May 13, 2019 22:17:01

Mumbai Indians won the IPL final on the very last ball for a sensational one-run victory against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, reports AP. Shane Watson's 80 off 59 balls nearly took MS Dhoni's team...

Mustafizur's four-wicket haul restricts Windies to 247

ESPN Cricinfo May 13, 2019 19:54:34

Mustafizur Rahman led an efficient bowling performance from Bangladesh to hold West Indies down to 247 for 9 in 50 overs. A win in this game would ensure Bangladesh a spot in the tri-nations final w...

Djokovic wins Madrid title, equals Nadal’s ATP titles record

-- May 13, 2019 19:17:49

World number one Novak Djokovic beat a tired-looking Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Madrid Open for a third time. The Serbian, 31, beat Rafael Nadal's semi-final conqueror 6-3 6-4 in one hour 32 minut...

Bangladesh lose toss, field first against West Indies

-- May 13, 2019 16:47:25

The West Indies have won the toss and opted to bat first against Bangladesh in the Tigers' third match of the tri-nation One Day International series. This is a crucial match for Bangladesh to reach...

Man City retains Premier League title

-- May 12, 2019 22:04:06

Manchester City became the first team to win back-to-back Premier League titles since 2009 after hammering Brighton at the Amex. Knowing victory would clinch the title, they fell behind on 27 minutes...

Wrestler Silver King dies after collapsing in ring at London show

-- May 12, 2019 12:32:05

A professional wrestler and actor has died after collapsing during a bout in London. Cesar Barron, known as Silver King, was a star in his native Mexico and appeared alongside the comic actor Jack Bl...

Barcelona’s Suarez likely to miss Copa del Rey final

-- May 11, 2019 18:18:56

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is likely to miss the Copa del Rey final against Valencia after the club announced he will have a knee operation. The 32-year-old, who has scored 25 goals in 29 matches...