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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...

Williams sisters meet in US Open third round

-- August 30, 2018 19:12:17

Serena Williams and sister Venus won their US Open second-round matches to set up a 30th career meeting. Six-time champion Serena, 36, beat German world 101 Carina Witthoft 6-2 6-2, while twice champ...

Murray exits US Open after second round defeat

-- August 30, 2018 12:37:34

Andy Murray's return to Grand Slam tennis ended in a four-set defeat by Spanish 31st seed Fernando Verdasco in the US Open second round. The former British number one, playing his first Slam in 14 mo...

Real Madrid re-sign striker Mariano from Lyon

-- August 30, 2018 12:01:15

Real Madrid have re-signed striker Mariano from Lyon for €33 million, just 14 months after he joined the French club. The La Liga club will reportedly pay just €22 million as they still o...

Heat, humidity force five players to retire at US Open

BBC August 29, 2018 12:30:48

Conditions at the US Open were described as "dangerous" as five men had to retire from their first-round matches on Tuesday because of heat-related issues. Temperatures close to 38°C (100°F)...

Federer breezes into US Open second round

-- August 29, 2018 12:03:14

Five-time champion Roger Federer breezed into the US Open second round with a routine victory over Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka at Flushing Meadows. Federer, 37, needed one hour and 52 minutes to win 6...

Serena thru’ to second round

-- August 28, 2018 18:32:57

Six-time champion Serena Williams made her return to the US Open with a clinical first-round win over Poland's Magda Linette on Monday (US time). Williams, 36, missed her home Slam last year, giving...

Clinical Spurs pile more misery on Mourinho

-- August 28, 2018 12:15:30

Lucas Moura scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur romped to a 3-0 Premier League win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Monday as Jose Mourinho’s team’s defensive frailties were brutall...

Benzema brace earns Real win over Girona

Reuters August 27, 2018 12:27:20

A second half double from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid to a 4-1 victory at Girona on Sunday and maintain their perfect La Liga start in the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era. Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bal...

Cricketer Mosaddek’s wife sues him for domestic violence

-- August 27, 2018 11:00:37

A case was recorded against the Bangladesh national team cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat over domestic violence on Sunday. The news will come as a blow to those who believe Saikat, 22, to be the mos...

French Open bans Serena's 'catsuit'

-- August 26, 2018 14:05:58

The French Open is introducing a dress code for next season, with an official pointing out three-time champion Serena Williams as a prime reason, reports Reuters. French Tennis Federation president B...

Dembele, VAR help Barca overcome Valladolid

FE Online Desk August 26, 2018 11:43:35

Barcelona clung on to claim a hard-fought victory over newly-promoted Real Valladolid on Saturday after a stoppage-time VAR review ruled out a late equaliser. VAR was only introduced to La Liga this...

Man City drops points against newly promoted Wolves

-- August 25, 2018 19:31:28

Aymeric Laporte's header saved Manchester City from embarrassment on Saturday as they managed a draw against newly promoted Wolves at Molineux. Laporte's first goal for the club, from a smart Ilkay G...

Tottenham's Lloris faces drink-driving charge

-- August 25, 2018 12:45:39

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped by police in west London. The 31-year-old French goalkeeper was stopped by a routine patrol in Gloucester Place i...

Police charges Tottenham goalkeeper Lloris with drink-driving

-- August 24, 2018 19:43:52

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped by police in west London. The 31-year-old goalkeeper was stopped by a routine patrol in Gloucester Place in the e...

China's Wang Shanshan scores triple hat trick goals

-- August 24, 2018 16:07:16

Although the Asian Games football tournament is only just reaching the knockout stages, the women's golden boot competition is surely wrapped up. China forward Wang Shanshan, 28, has already scored 1...

Burnley fan gets stabbed before Olympiacos game

-- August 24, 2018 14:59:10

A Burnley fan was stabbed, and four others were injured, before the first leg of their Europa League play-off against Olympiacos in Greece. The fan needed stitches to a leg wound and received medic...

Serena tops Forbes list of highest paid female athletes

-- August 23, 2018 15:35:58

Serena Williams was the highest paid female athlete for a third consecutive year in 2018, according to an annual list published by Forbes on Tuesday that was dominated by tennis players, reports  ...

FIFA takes control of Uruguay federation amid WC bid

-- August 23, 2018 12:31:19

FIFA has taken temporary control of the Uruguayan soccer federation because of governance concerns as the country campaigns with Argentina and Paraguay to host the 2030 World Cup, reports AP. FIFA sa...

Ex-Brazil soccer boss gets four years in prison in FIFA probe

-- August 23, 2018 12:25:46

A former South American soccer official convicted on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal was sentenced in federal court to four years in prison on Wednesday, reports AP. Jose Mar...

India wrap up big win over England in 3rd Test

-- August 22, 2018 20:34:33

Ten minutes and 17 balls. That’s all it took for India to wrap up a big win over England on Wednesday and keep the Test series alive, reports AP. In front of a smattering of spectators at Trent...

Mashrafe celebrating Eid with family, fans

-- August 22, 2018 13:05:15

NARAIL, Aug 22 (UNB): Bangladesh One Day International (ODI) captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is celebrating Eid-ul-Azha with his family members, relatives, neighbours and fans in his hometown Narail.&nbs...

Atletico Madrid, Valencia open Spanish season with draw

-- August 21, 2018 17:55:01

Atletico Madrid and Valencia couldn’t manage more than a 1-1 draw in the opening match of the season for potential contenders for the Spanish league title on Monday, reports AP. Both teams debu...

Bangladesh to play N Korea in knockout stage Friday

-- August 21, 2018 12:03:16

Group B runners-up Bangladesh U-23 team will play Group F runners-up North Korea in the knockout phase match of the 18th Asian Games Men’s Football for the first time at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium...

Atletico drops points at start of their La Liga campaign

-- August 21, 2018 11:38:35

Last season's La Liga runners-up Atletico Madrid had to settle for a draw in their first match of the new campaign away to Valencia on Monday. Argentine forward Angel Correa fired Diego Simeone's Atl...

Djokovic becomes first player to win all Masters tournaments

-- August 20, 2018 19:05:33

Former world number one Novak Djokovic became the first player to win all nine Masters 1,000 tournaments with victory over Roger Federer in Cincinnati on Sunday. The 31-year-old Serb, a five-time run...

Bale shines in Madrid win over Getafe

-- August 20, 2018 14:20:15

Gareth Bale is doing his part to help Real Madrid get over Cristiano Ronaldo's departure. Bale scored in Madrid's Spanish league opener and set up the other goal in a 2-0 win over Getafe in Sunday's...

PM greets BD U-23 football team

-- August 19, 2018 21:41:50

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday congratulated the Bangladesh U-23 team for reaching the second round of the Asian Games Men's Football for the first time, reports UNB. Bangladesh U-23 team rea...