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Manchester derby: Record-breaking City sink United

-- December 11, 2017 12:05:39

Manchester City beat Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford to go 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League on Sunday while Liverpool and Everton drew 1-1 in a snowswept Merseyside derby at Anfi...

Barca restore five-point lead beating Villarreal

-- December 11, 2017 11:32:51

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored as leaders Barcelona regained their five-point lead at the top of La Liga by beating 10-man Villarreal. Barca were facing a third successive league game without a...

Super-Sub Giroud rescues point for Arsenal

-- December 10, 2017 21:26:56

Olivier Giroud proved to be Arsenal's super-sub once again as he rescued a 1-1 draw two minutes from time at Southampton. Charlie Austin fired an early opener for Mauricio Pellegrino's hosts –...

SL seamers toy with ‘Kohli-less’ India

FE Online Desk December 10, 2017 20:59:58

Sri Lanka's seamers, led by Suranga Lakmal, used swinging and seaming conditions in Dharamsala to rip through a tentative India batting line-up for 112, setting up a seven-wicket rout. When Lakmal fi...

Shakib new Test captain, Mahmudullah deputy

-- December 10, 2017 18:43:02

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as the skipper for the Test squad. The decision to replace Mushfiqur Rahim with Shakib was made on Sunday. According to b...

Bangladesh clinch gold in Int'l Karate Championship

FE Online Desk December 10, 2017 16:03:50

Team Bangladesh clinched several medals, including one gold, in the first International Goju Ryu Karate Championship held recently in India’s Jaipur. All India Goju Ryu Karate Federation organi...

England drop Duckett over disciplinary issues

-- December 10, 2017 13:34:18

Ben Duckett who has been dropped from Saturday's Ashes tour game, is still waiting to discover his punishment for pouring beer over Test star James Anderson’s head in a Perth bar after an allege...

Spurs brush Potters aside at Wembley

-- December 10, 2017 12:54:17

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino challenged his players to consistently show their "true quality" after an emphatic win over Stoke City at Wembley. Harry Kane scored twice as Spurs scored four s...

Shakib’s sabbatical contributed to Hathurusingha’s departure: Papon

-- December 10, 2017 11:55:34

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan Papon said on Saturday that Shakib Al Hasan’s sudden sabbatical from Test cricket combined with a poor mentality carried by the senior team’...

Valencia edge out Celta to close Barca gap

-- December 10, 2017 11:11:10

Valencia kept the pressure on Liga leaders Barcelona by beating Celta Vigo 2-1 on Saturday with goals from Simone Zaza and Dani Parejo. Valencia were looking for a first win in three games to revive...

Real Madrid demolish Sevilla

-- December 09, 2017 23:19:41

Cristiano Ronaldo’s successful week continues as he led Real Madrid to a 5-0 demolition of Sevilla in Saturday's LaLiga clash at the Santiago Bernabeu. The 32-year-old, who on Thursday was anno...

Sports world to help address social problems

FE Online Desk December 09, 2017 21:51:07

An initiative has been kicked off to engage the sports world to help address social problems around the globe through social business. In this regard, a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) w...

Gayle first cricketer to hit 800 sixes in T20s

-- December 09, 2017 21:17:57

Proving his mettle once again, big-hitting left-hander Chris Gayle slammed a 51-ball 126 in first eliminator of Bangladesh Premier League held at Sher-e- Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Gayle brough...

West Ham end drought in derby against Chelsea

-- December 09, 2017 20:55:07

West Ham ended a run of eight successive Premier League matches without a win as they overcame the odds to beat Chelsea 1-0 in Saturday's London derby, giving David Moyes his first triumph at the club...

BCB in no hurry for new coach: Papon

-- December 09, 2017 20:40:36

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is in no hurry in appointing a new coach, a position which went vacant after the resignation of Chandika Hathurusingha. BCB higher-ups convened for a meeting on Sa...

Aldridge, Ginobili rescue Spurs against Celtics, 105-102

-- December 09, 2017 13:36:13

Manu Ginobili hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds remaining and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Kyrie Irving’s 36-point effort to beat Boston 105-102 on Friday night, snapping the Celtics’ four-...

Sri Lanka appoints Hathurusingha as head coach

-- December 09, 2017 00:26:55

Sri Lanka named on Friday Chandika Hathurusingha as their new head coach with the mission of ending the national team's crisis run in international cricket, reports Agencies. The Sri Lankan resigned...

Shakib’s Dhaka thrash Tamim’s Comilla in Qualifier-1

FE Online Report December 08, 2017 22:52:29

Comilla Victorians stumbled on to a massive 95 runs victory against Dhaka Dynamites in the first qualifier in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadi...

Gayle hurricane blows away Khulna

-- December 08, 2017 20:10:03

Rangpur Riders’ opener Chris Gayle blasted a match-winning century as Mashrafe Mortaza’s men ensured their second qualifiers spot with an eight-wicket victory over Khulna Titans in the Eli...

Ronaldo retains Ballon d'Or to match Messi

-- December 08, 2017 09:45:02

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or award for the fifth time - and the second year in a row. Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international...

Kohli moves up three places in ICC rankings

-- December 08, 2017 00:21:00

DUBAI, Dec 7 (Agencies): Indian skipper Virat Kohli has moved up three places to grab second position in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen after registering his career-best score in the third...

BPL: Qualifiers begin Friday

-- December 07, 2017 21:12:27

The qualifying and eliminator round of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) cricket begins on Friday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. League leader Comilla Victorians, led by Tamim...

Australia move on to Perth with urn on their minds

-- December 07, 2017 16:25:24

Australia captain Steve Smith thinks England will struggle to get back into the Ashes series after losing in Adelaide to trail 2-0 heading into next week’s third test in Perth. Smith admitted t...

Ronaldo sets record in win against Dortmund

-- December 07, 2017 13:11:47

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in all of his team's Champions League group matches in a season as the holders beat Borussia Dortmund. Ronaldo bent in a fine st...

Messi favours Higuain’s Argentina return

-- December 07, 2017 12:45:07

Lionel Messi has given his backing to out-of-favour Argentina team mate Gonzalo Higuain and said the Juventus forward should be recalled to the national side in time for next year’s World Cup fi...

Reds run riot at Anfield

-- December 07, 2017 11:56:14

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick as Liverpool became the fifth English club to qualify for the last 16 of this season's Champions League with a thumping victory over Spartak Moscow at Anfield on W...

BCB announces team for U-19 World Cup

-- December 06, 2017 18:50:10

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced a 15-member final squad for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. The tournament will begin in New Zealand on January 13 next year. Reliable batsm...

Dhaka Dynamites move to BPL's 2nd slot

-- December 06, 2017 18:43:03

An all-round performance by captain Shakib Al Hasan guided Dhaka Dynamites into the 2nd slot of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Dhaka Dynamites defeated Rangpur Riders by 43 runs at the Sher...

Serena returning to tennis after maternity leave

-- December 06, 2017 15:34:26

Serena Williams has entered the Australian Open in January, tournament director Craig Tiley has said. The 36-year-old won the Melbourne event in January while in the early weeks of pregnancy and gave...

Aussies one win away from regaining Ashes

-- December 06, 2017 14:04:27

Australia have clinched a 2-0 lead in the Ashes with a 120-run win at Adelaide Oval, where Josh Hazlewood crushed England's slim hope of comeback victory during his opening spell on day five of the pi...