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Serena fined $17,000 for US Open final outburst

Reuters September 10, 2018 12:01:14

Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 for the code violations she received during the US Open final, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Sunday. During Saturday’s match, whic...

Djokovic downs Del Potro for third US Open title

-- September 10, 2018 10:21:42

Novak Djokovic produced an impeccable performance to beat Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final and win his 14th Grand Slam title. The 31-year-old Serb won 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 in Sunday's final to...

Japan's Osaka makes history with maiden Grand Slam title

-- September 09, 2018 10:36:27

Japan is celebrating its first ever Grand Slam tennis win after Naomi Osaka's US Open win over Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 at Flushing Meadows on Saturday. Osaka stayed calm as Williams went into meltd...

Bangladesh eliminated from SAFF Suzuki Cup

-- September 08, 2018 21:30:37

Visiting Nepal eliminated Bangladesh from the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018, beating the hosts by 2-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday. With the victory in the final match of Group A,...

BD need at least a draw with Nepal to reach semis today

-- September 08, 2018 11:14:20

Bangladesh will need a draw against visiting Nepal today's (Saturday's) match to reach the semifinal in the seven-nation SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018. The must-win game for Nepal's semifinal berth will beg...

Serena roars into US Open final

-- September 07, 2018 13:09:49

36-year-old Serena Williams has another shot at winning her first Grand Slam title since giving birth after defeating Anastasija Sevastova in 66 minutes in their US Open semi-final. The 23rd Grand Sl...

Bangladesh beat Pakistan in second SAFF Championship match

-- September 06, 2018 22:34:22

Bangladesh have put one foot in SAFF Championship semifinals with a victory over Pakistan in their second Group A match. Topu Barman, who had scored once in the 2-0 win against Bhutan, added another...

Djokovic beats heat, Millman to reach US Open semis

Reuters September 06, 2018 12:04:27

Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the US Open on Wednesday and set up a semi-final with Japan’s Kei Nishikori. Djokovic, a tw...

Bangladesh beat Bhutan in SAFF Championship

-- September 04, 2018 21:38:07

Bangladesh have started their SAFF Championship campaign by avenging their loss to Bhutan in Asian Cup playoff for qualifiers. Topu Barman put the hosts ahead in the third minute from a penalty the...

Federer suffers shock US Open exit

Agencies September 04, 2018 11:52:42

Roger Federer has been knocked out of the US Open in the fourth round on Monday by world number 55 John Millman. The 37-year-old Swiss had prioritised winning a sixth title at Flushing Meadows bu...

SAFF Suzuki Cup logo unveiled

-- September 03, 2018 21:10:37

The logo of the 12th SAFF Championship, now known as the SAFF Suzuki Cup, was formally unveiled at the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) House on Monday, reports UNB. BFF president Kazi Salahudd...

Bangladesh squad for SAFF Suzuki Cup sans captain

-- September 03, 2018 21:09:35

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Monday announced a 20-member final squad of the Bangladesh National Football team for the 12th SAFF Suzuki Cup'2018 beginning today (Tuesday) at the country's p...

Nadal advances to US Open quarters

-- September 03, 2018 12:34:13

Top seed Rafael Nadal set up an intriguing US Open quarter-final showdown with Dominic Thiem after snuffing out a comeback attempt by Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili with a 6-3 6-3 6-7(6) 6-4 w...

Barca hammer puny Huesca

Reuters September 03, 2018 11:01:00

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice each as La Liga champions Barcelona turned on the style to hammer Huesca 8-2 on Sunday and join Real Madrid as the only teams in the league to win their ope...

US Open 2018: Djokovic, Cilic through to fourth round

-- September 02, 2018 18:28:25

Novak Djokovic stayed on course for a quarter-final meeting with Roger Federer after beating France's Richard Gasquet on Saturday night (US time) in straight sets to move into the US Open last 16. Si...

Benzema, Bale lead Real rout of Leganes

-- September 02, 2018 12:51:01

Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale continued their good goalscoring form since Cristiano Ronaldo's exit as Real Madrid beat Leganes in La Liga on Saturday night. Bale opened the scoring with a powerful ef...

Wimbledon champion Kerber crashes out of US Open

-- September 02, 2018 12:48:18

Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova were both knocked out of the US Open on Saturday, leaving defending champion Sloane Stephens as the sole remaining top-six seed in the women's draw. Wimbledon champ...

Federer marches on with another straight-sets win

-- September 02, 2018 11:44:35

Five-time champion Roger Federer withstood early pressure to beat Australian Nick Kyrgios in three sets on Saturday and reach the US Open last 16. Federer, 37, saved four break points in a mammoth se...

City maintain perfect start

BBC September 02, 2018 11:22:15

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he is "so satisfied with the commitment of the players" after the Premier League champions maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a battling vict...

Reds stay put despite Alisson blunder

-- September 01, 2018 21:29:42

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Alisson's horrendous error "was clearly going to happen one day", after his side maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with victory at Leicester. Klopp...

Sabbir to face 6-month ban for abusing fan, women-related scandal

-- September 01, 2018 21:14:19

The disciplinary committee of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has recommended a six-month ban for Sabbir Rahman from international cricket for abusing a fan on social media and women-related scanda...

LOC ready to arrange SAFF Suzuki Cup

-- September 01, 2018 20:43:36

The preparations of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) are going on in full swing to smoothly arrange the 12th edition of the SAFF Championship, now known as SAFF Suzuki Cup, which will kick off at...

Nadal overcomes epic struggle to reach US Open last 16

-- September 01, 2018 19:00:58

Defending champion Rafael Nadal dug deep to outmanoeuvre powerful Russian Karen Khachanov and win their thrilling US Open third-round match in four sets. Nadal, 32, was a set and a break down before...

SAFF Suzuki Cup: Ticket sale begins

-- September 01, 2018 16:20:29

Tickets of all group stage matches of the SAFF Suzuki Cup-2018 are available from Saturday. The tickets are being sold at the BFF House, Motijheel, Bangabandhu National Stadium and Dhaka Metropolis L...

Serena defeats sister Venus to reach US Open 4th round

-- September 01, 2018 10:40:16

Serena Williams made light work of her older sister Venus Williams to reach the US Open fourth round in New York. The 23-time Grand Slam champion, looking to equal Margaret Court's all-time record of...

Sabbir Rahman may face another lengthy ban

-- August 31, 2018 22:30:00

Sabbir Rahman might be facing another lengthy ban from cricket. He is set to meet the BCB's disciplinary committee today (Saturday), for a hearing related to the outburst on social media that alleged...

Kenyan athlete wins 3000m after losing shoe

-- August 31, 2018 18:56:10

Conseslus Kipruto, Kenyan middle distance runner, defied the early setback of losing a shoe to win the 3000 metre men's steeplechase race in the IAAF Diamond League in Zurich, Switzerland. Just after...

Modric voted UEFA's Player of the Year

-- August 31, 2018 14:36:45

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was voted Player of the Year for last season by European football body UEFA on Thursday, ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah with Lionel Messi f...

Novak beats Tennys in four sets

-- August 31, 2018 11:15:33

Two-time champion Novak Djokovic moved into the US Open third round after needing four sets to beat big-hitting American Tennys Sandgren on Friday night at Flushing Meadows. Djokovic, 31, missed a ma...

BCB includes Shakib in final squad for ACC Asia Cup ‘18

-- August 30, 2018 22:32:31

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced a 15-member final squad of Bangladesh national cricket team including Shakib Al Hasan for the ACC Asia Cup 2018 beginning in the United Arab Em...