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City crushes Huddersfield riding on Aguero hat-trick

-- August 19, 2018 20:36:51

Sergio Aguero scored a superb hat-trick as Manchester City continued their strong start to their Premier League title defence by thrashing Huddersfield at Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola's side, who be...

Hazard confirms Chelsea stay

-- August 19, 2018 18:59:22

Eden Hazard intends to remain at Chelsea this year but offered no assurances about his future beyond that. The Belgian playmaker hinted he may leave Stamford Bridge after the World Cup, yet while int...

Djokovic faces Federer in Cincinnati final

-- August 19, 2018 18:15:37

Novak Djokovic will attempt to become the first player to win all nine Masters 1,000 tournaments when he faces Roger Federer in Sunday's Cincinnati Masters final. The Serb, a five-time runner-up at t...

Messi brace powers Barca to victory in La Liga opener

-- August 19, 2018 12:03:50

La Liga champions Barcelona began the new campaign with a 3-0 win over Alaves on Saturday with the help of a spectacular under-the-wall free kick from Lionel Messi, who scored twice, and a curling sho...

Bangladesh girls lose final by solitary goal

-- August 18, 2018 21:58:38

India clinched the title of the six-nation 2nd SAFF Under-15 Women's Championship for the first time by beating last tournament’s champion Bangladesh by one goal in the final at Changlimithang S...

Federer, Djokovic win two matches Friday to reach Cincinnati semis

-- August 18, 2018 18:29:51

World number two Roger Federer won his second game of the day on Friday as he beat Stan Wawrinka to reach the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters. The seven-time champion, who began his day with vi...

Bangladesh to play India in SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship final today

-- August 18, 2018 14:26:13

Bangladesh will take on India in the final of the six-nation SAFF Under-15 Women's Championship at Changlimithan Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan today (Saturday). The final of the meet's second edition wi...

City star De Bruyne out for three months with knee injury

-- August 18, 2018 11:21:53

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will be out for three months because of a knee injury. The Belgium international, a second-half substitute in Sunday's 2-0 victory over Arsenal, suffered th...

Romelu Lukaku announces retirement plan

-- August 17, 2018 14:28:07

Belgium star Romelu Lukaku has revealed that he plans to retire from international football following Euro 2020. The Manchester United striker hit four goals at Russia 2018 as Belgium reached the sem...

Bangladesh girls storm into SAFF U-15 championship final

-- August 16, 2018 21:48:20

Bangladesh have stormed into the final of SAFF Under-15 Women’s Championship by blowing hosts Bhutan away 5-0. They now need to beat India in the final next Saturday to defend the title after t...

Djokovic overcomes illness, opponent to progress in Cincinnati

-- August 16, 2018 18:45:25

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic struggled with a stomach issue as he came from a set down to beat Adrian Mannarino and progress in Cincinnati. The 13-time Grand Slam winner defeated the French worl...

La Liga match to be played in US

-- August 16, 2018 18:42:06

A Spanish top-flight game will be played in the US, the first time a La Liga match has taken place overseas. The plan is part of a 15-year partnership between La Liga and media company Relevent, whic...

Atletico take revenge on Real to lift Super Cup

Reuters August 16, 2018 12:11:07

Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by lifting the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday, snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals thanks to goals from midfielder...

Bangladesh face Bhutan in semifinal today

-- August 16, 2018 00:32:42

Defending champions Bangladesh will take on hosts Bhutan in their semifinal match of the 2nd SAFF U-15 Women's Championship today (Thursday).  The match will be held at the Changlimithang Stadi...

New Zealand appoint Gary Stead as new head coach

-- August 15, 2018 13:58:57

Former New Zealand batsman Gary Stead has been named as the team's new head coach, signing a two-year contract. The former Canterbury coach, 46, replaces Mike Hesson, who resigned in June after six y...

Half of Premier League clubs could earn profits without fans at games: BBC research

-- August 14, 2018 22:14:22

The Premier League's broadcast deal is so great that half the clubs would have made a pre-tax profit even if they played in empty grounds, reports https://www.independent.ie/sport. BBC research has s...

Nazmul reverses stance, leaves surgery decision to Shakib

-- August 14, 2018 22:13:13

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan has said Shakib Al Hasan is welcome to have a surgery done on his injured finger before the Asia Cup. The announcement comes as a U-turn from the BCB c...

Mandzukic retires from Croatia duty

-- August 14, 2018 19:33:35

Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football after his country reached the World Cup final for the first time. Zlatko Dalic's side saw off Denmark, England...

Facebook secures La Liga broadcast rights in S Asia

BBC August 14, 2018 15:24:59

People in the South Asian countries will, from Friday, have only one way to watch top flight Spanish football: on Facebook. The social network has signed an exclusive deal to show every La Liga game,...

Bangladesh U-15 girls emerge as group champions

-- August 13, 2018 21:53:12

Bangladesh beat Nepal by 3-0 goals in their last group match of the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship on Monday at Changlimithan Football Stadium in Bhutan. They emerged as group B champions and w...

Nadal, Halep win Rogers Cup titles

-- August 13, 2018 17:18:39

World number one Rafael Nadal beat unseeded Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup in Toronto, bringing the Greek's stunning run to an end. Tsitsipas, who turned 20 on Sunday, beat Domini...

England humiliates India

-- August 13, 2018 17:02:54

England completed a crushing innings and 159-run victory over India at Lord's on Sunday to take a 2-0 series lead. James Anderson took 4-23 to finish with nine wickets in the match and Stuart Broad s...

Barca claim first trophy of the season

-- August 13, 2018 10:48:22

Barcelona lifted the Spanish Super Cup for a record extending 13th time by coming from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday thanks to a stunning strike from France winger Ousmane Dembele and a penalty...

Liverpool puts four in West Ham's net

-- August 12, 2018 21:04:16

Mohamed Salah got Liverpool up and running as they comfortably dispatched West Ham on Sunday in their first Premier League fixture of the new season. The Egyptian tapped in a 19th-minute opener from...

Ashraful's five-year ban ends Monday

-- August 12, 2018 20:50:18

The five-year ban for involvement in match-fixing and spot-fixing on Bangladeshi cricketer Mohammad Ashraful will end on Monday. The 34-year-old will be eligible to represent the national side, but h...

Pique quits Spain duty

-- August 12, 2018 13:09:01

Barcelona's Spain defender Gerard Pique has confirmed his retirement from international football. The 31-year-old centre-back made 102 appearances for his country between 2009 and 2018, scoring five...

Spurs begins season with win

-- August 11, 2018 19:37:04

Tottenham opened their Premier League campaign on Saturday with a victory at Newcastle for the second year running as goalline technology set them on their way. Jan Vertonghen's early header put Spur...

Pogba shines as Man Utd seal victory in EPL opener

-- August 11, 2018 13:23:11

World Cup winner Paul Pogba’s third minute penalty and a late goal from Luke Shaw gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford in the opening game of the Premier League s...

Ashraful eyes Bangladesh return as ban nears end

-- August 10, 2018 20:22:33

Mohammad Ashraful still harbours hopes of playing for Bangladesh again after his five-year ban for involvement in match-fixing and spot-fixing in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League officially ends on...

Messi becomes Barcelona’s permanent captain

-- August 10, 2018 18:46:41

Lionel Messi has been named as the new captain of Barcelona following Andres Iniesta's departure from Camp Nou. The Argentina international, who already wears the armband for his country, takes over...