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Major sports events in 2019

-- January 01, 2019 21:17:40

After an action-packed 2018 which witnessed multi-sport events such as Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and Junior Olympics while the summer extravaganza witnessed the Football World Cup. 2019 has star...

Rumana in ICC Women's T20 Team as first Bangladeshi

-- December 31, 2018 22:23:09

Rumana Ahmed, the Bangladeshi star women cricketer, has been selected for the ICC Women's T20 Team of the Year, reports UNB. Rumana is the first Bangladeshi women to earn this honour. The ICC announc...

Serena, Federer face-off for first time in Hopman Cup

-- December 31, 2018 18:24:04

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time at the Hopman Cup on Tuesday when Switzerland face the USA in Perth. They will play in men's and women's singles...

Pogba stars again as Man Utd thump Bournemouth

-- December 31, 2018 11:59:25

Manchester United caretaker manager Solskjaer says he is not solely focused on "attacking football" after the Red Devils scored their 12th goal in three games in a scintillating victory over Bournemou...

Liverpool romp past shambolic Arsenal

-- December 30, 2018 12:03:02

Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to an imposing nine points with a devastating attacking dismissal of Arsenal at Anfield - with hat-trick hero Roberto Firmino the inspi...

Scaloni to hold more talks with Messi on Argentina return

-- December 29, 2018 21:10:01

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni will hold further talks with Lionel Messi over the captain's return to international action. Messi has not featured for his country since the World Cup, where Jorge Sam...

Ronaldo, ‘dramatic’ VAR earns victory for Juventus

-- December 29, 2018 19:58:28

Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and a dramatic late VAR call gave Juventus a 2-1 win over Sampdoria on Saturday that extends their lead at the top of Serie A. Having rescued their unbeaten start to...

Shakib in Harsha Bhogle's best ODI XI of 2018

-- December 29, 2018 11:37:36

Bangladesh cricket team Test and T20 sides captain Shakib Al Hasan has been placed in the Harsha Bhogle's best ODI side of year 2018, report agencies. The prominent Indian commentator and analyst pic...

West Ham win at Southampton to move back into top 10

-- December 28, 2018 21:06:43

Felipe Anderson scored twice in six minutes for West Ham to overcome Southampton 2-1 and move into the English Premier League top 10 on Thursday, reports AP. The Brazilian's pair in the second half c...

Serena keen to move on from US Open controversy

-- December 28, 2018 15:05:58

Serena Williams says she wants to "move on to bigger and better things" following her first match back since her controversial US Open final defeat by Naomi Osaka. Williams, 37, was beaten by her s...

Prime Bank South Zone win record 4th BCL title

-- December 27, 2018 20:58:46

Prime Bank South Zone clinched the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) first class title for the fourth time on Thursday, crushing BCB North Zone by nine wickets. They achieved the feat on the final day...

Hazard joins 100 club as Chelsea moves to fourth spot

-- December 27, 2018 18:54:41

Eden Hazard reached a century of goals for Chelsea to inspire them to a 2-1 victory over Watford in Wednesday's Premier League clash. The Belgium star moved onto 101 for the Blues, striking either si...

No extra pressure on Liverpool, says Klopp

-- December 26, 2018 12:37:17

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says there is "no extra pressure" on his side as they head into the second half of the season top of the Premier League. The Reds are four points clear of champions Manche...

East, South lead BCL final round

-- December 25, 2018 21:40:04

Islami Bank East Zone and Prime Bank South Zone are in commanding positions in their respective 6th and final round matches of Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at the end of the 2nd day of the four-day...

Rangpur emerge champions

-- December 23, 2018 22:30:24

Rangpur Division clinched the title of the first-ever countrywide Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman National Under-17 Gold Cup Football Tournament beating Rajshahi Division by 2-1 goals in the final a...

Shakib, Mahmudullah, Liton move up in T20I rankings  

UNB December 23, 2018 22:27:30

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad have got their positions up in the latest ICC T20 rankings although Bangladesh lost the three-match T20 series 1-2 against West Ind...

Barca goes to Christmas break securing top spot

-- December 23, 2018 18:52:10

Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo as Ernesto Valverde's side restored their three-point lead at the summit of LaLiga. With Atletico Madrid having won earlier in the day to...

Real lift Club World Cup for record fourth time

-- December 23, 2018 12:42:14

Real Madrid lifted the FIFA Club World Cup for a record fourth time on Saturday after thrashing Al Ain 4-1 in the final in Abu Dhabi with the help of impressive distance strikes in either half from...

WI clinched T20 series beating Bangladesh by 50 runs

-- December 22, 2018 21:09:18

West Indies have won the 3-match T20I series against Bangladesh after beating the hosts by 50 runs in the third match of the series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday....

Arsenal back to winning ways on Aubameyang brace

-- December 22, 2018 20:41:03

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang re-established himself as the Premier League's top goal scorer this season ahead of Mohamed Salah by netting a brace as Arsenal bounced back from consecutive defeats with a 3...

Salah, Van Dijk help Liverpool go four points clear

-- December 22, 2018 11:43:43

Liverpool will spend Christmas on top of the Premier League after goals from Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk earned them a 2-0 win at Wolves on Friday, opening up a four-point lead over second-place...

Shakib applauds batsmen for stunning win over WI

-- December 21, 2018 22:07:34

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan applauded the batsmen after registering a stunning win over West Indies on Thursday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium to level the three-match T20I series, r...

Over 3.5b people watched Russia World Cup on TV: Research

-- December 21, 2018 21:15:36

Almost half the world's population watched the World Cup in Russia on television this summer, according to research carried out for Fifa. A record 3.57 billion people tuned in during the tournament,...

Australian Open to have final set tie-breaks

-- December 21, 2018 18:58:31

Tie-breaks will be played in the final set at the Australian Open for the first time in January, after organisers decided to move away from the existing practice of advantage final sets. If the match...

Tokyo keeps budget at $12.6b for Olympics 2020

-- December 21, 2018 15:56:20

The 2020 Summer Olympics budget remains unchanged at $12.6 billion (9.9 billion pounds) after increases in some areas were offset by reductions in others, with Games organisers acknowledging on Friday...

Shakib stars as Bangladesh earns 36-run win

-- December 20, 2018 21:43:51

An all-round performance by Shakib Al Hasan has earned Bangladesh a T20 series-levelling 36-run win over the West Indies, reports bdnews24.com. A blistering half-century by Liton Das at the top assis...

Tottenham beats Arsenal to reach Carabao Cup semis

-- December 20, 2018 19:35:55

Goals from Son Heung-min and Dele Alli gave Tottenham victory over bitter rivals Arsenal and secured a two-legged Carabao Cup semi-final against Chelsea. Son pounced on Alli's smart ball over the top...

ICC fines Shakib on disciplinary grounds

-- December 19, 2018 18:27:25

Bangladesh T20I captain Shakib Al Hasan was fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching the Code of Conduct during the first T20I against the touring West Indies on Monday at Sylhet...

MU appoints former striker Solskjaer as interim manager

-- December 19, 2018 18:13:05

Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will return to Old Trafford as caretaker manager until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. United sacked manager Jo...

Man City advance to League Cup semis after shootout win

-- December 19, 2018 13:28:27

Holders Manchester City held their nerve to beat Leicester City 3-1 on penalties and reach the League Cup semi-finals after an entertaining last-eight tie ended 1-1 on Tuesday. City’s Oleksandr...