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Djokovic crashes out of Rogers Cup

-- August 10, 2018 13:27:10

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic saw his bid for a fifth Rogers Cup triumph ended by a shock third-round defeat at the hands of Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas in Toronto on Thursday. Tsitsipas, w...

Shakib may skip Asia Cup for surgery

-- August 09, 2018 22:18:29

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan hinted on Thursday he might skip the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates next month to undergo surgery on his finger, reports AFP. "We all know that I have t...

Djokovic, Nadal, Zverev ease into last 16 of Rogers Cup

-- August 09, 2018 22:17:17

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic and top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the third round of the rainy Rogers Cup on Wednesday. Defending champion Alexander Zverev also reached the round of 16, report...

Dembele rules out deadline Arsenal move

-- August 09, 2018 19:28:26

Ousmane Dembele intends to remain at Barcelona, ruling out a deadline day move to Arsenal , and admits he is keen to play alongside fellow Frenchman Paul Pogba at some stage. Having endured a testing...

Blues sign Bilbao keeper for world record €80m fee

-- August 09, 2018 12:27:57

Chelsea have signed Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for a world record €80 million (£72 million, $92.8 million) fee from Athletic Bilbao, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. Wi...

Former Kenyan world champ Nicholas Bett dies in road crash

-- August 08, 2018 14:46:04

Kenya's former 400m hurdles world champion Nicholas Bett has died aged 28, following a car crash on Wednesday. Bett had just returned from the Africa Championships in Nigeria when he died in Nandi, n...

Milos Raonic advances, Sock ousted in Rogers Cup

-- August 07, 2018 21:59:42

Canada's Milos Raonic got off to a strong start at the Rogers Cup, beating David Goffin of Belgium 6-3, 6-4 on Monday, reports AP. Raonic has fallen from No. 3 to No. 30 due to numerous injuries. "I...

PCB increases salaries, match fees in new financial model

-- August 07, 2018 21:58:12

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has struck a fresh three-year financial remuneration agreement with captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik, the representatives of the players. It will see a 25-30 per cen...

Courtois misses training amid Madrid speculation

-- August 07, 2018 19:18:33

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, did not report for training with the Premier League club on Monday. And it is understood the Blues do not know whe...

Shakib, Tamim, Liton get big moves in ICC T20 rankings

-- August 07, 2018 00:15:14

With Bangladesh's 2-1 margin T20 series victory against hosts West Indies, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Liton Kumar Das moved up their places in the ICC Men's T20 Player Rankings, reports UNB. It...

Cillessen set for Barca stay

-- August 06, 2018 18:32:28

Ernesto Valverde hopes Jasper Cillessen remains at Barcelona after the Netherlands goalkeeper suggested his future is unclear. Barca paid an initial €13 million (£12m/$15m) to sign Cilless...

Barcelona defender Mino set for Everton move €32m

-- August 06, 2018 18:13:51

Everton have finally reached an agreement with Barcelona over the signing of defender Yerry Mina, Goal understands. Barca, who were initially reluctant to drop their £35 million ($47m) valuatio...

Tigers clinch T20 series

-- August 06, 2018 11:03:53

Bangladesh have won the final T20 match against the West Indies to take the series 2-1. The Tigers won the final game by 19 runs according to the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method after rain interrupted p...

Tigers beat Windies by 12 runs to tie up T20 series

-- August 05, 2018 10:00:10

Bangladesh have beaten the West Indies by 12 runs to tie up the T20 series 1-1. Bangladesh were sent in to bat after the West Indies won the toss at Lauderhill on Saturday. Half-centuries from Tamim...

Stokes grounds India

-- August 04, 2018 21:09:16

England held their nerve to complete a tense 31-run victory over India in the first Test on an enthralling fourth morning at Edgbaston. India - resuming on 110-5 in pursuit of 194 - were bowled out f...

Argentina name ex-West Ham ace Lionel Scaloni as interim manager

-- August 04, 2018 18:48:58

Argentina on Friday have named former West Ham star Lionel Scaloni as interim boss for their upcoming friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia. The South American nation is still looking for a perma...

Tearful Murray 'may not play' Washington Open quarter-final

-- August 03, 2018 19:32:22

Britain's former world number one Andy Murray says he may not play his Washington Open quarter-final after sealing his third-round victory at 03:02 local time. Murray, 31, broke down in tears after b...

Bonucci rejoins Juve, Higuain heads for Milan

-- August 03, 2018 15:33:21

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has rejoined Serie A champions Juventus from AC Milan, while striker Gonzalo Higuain has moved the opposite way. AC Milan will pay 18 million euros for the loan of Hig...

Tigers lose 1st T20 against Windies

-- August 01, 2018 12:47:24

Andre Russell made an unbeaten 35 from 21 balls to guide the world champion West Indies to a seven-wicket win Tuesday in the rain-affected first Twenty20 international against Bangladesh. Russell hit...

Bangladesh to play Test series in NZ

-- July 31, 2018 22:16:31

New Zealand are set to play Asian teams Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh during their 2018-19 home season from December to March, reports ESPNcricinfo. The India tour will be particularly significant...

Quantrum Foundation emerge champions

-- July 31, 2018 22:14:15

Quantum Foundation emerged champions in the Cute Metropolis Premier Division Handball League, reports UNB. They beat lowly Old Ideals by 40-15 goals in their last league match at Shaheed Capt (Retd)...

Gayle left out WI T20 squad against Bangladesh

-- July 31, 2018 21:04:31

Chris Gayle and Rayad Emrit are out as West Indies named a strong 13-man squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals against Bangladesh. The first match will be played Wednesday in Basseterre, before...

Murray wins first round match in Washington Open

-- July 31, 2018 18:24:04

Britain's Andy Murray beat Mackenzie McDonald 3-6 6-4 7-5 in the Washington Open's first round in his fourth match following hip surgery in January. Murray, 31, converted his seventh match point afte...

Bale can fill Ronaldo void at Real, Lopetegui hopes

-- July 31, 2018 15:13:28

Gareth Bale can "help fill the void" left by Cristiano Ronaldo's departure from Real Madrid, says the Spanish side's new coach Julen Lopetegui. Wales forward Bale had been linked with a move away fro...

German fans protest in support of Arsenal midfielder Ozil

-- July 30, 2018 18:37:56

Hundreds of German fans gathered in support for Mesut Ozil on Monday after he quit international football, citing "racism and disrespect" over his Turkish roots. Supporters gathered in Berlin on Sund...

Zlatan scores first MLS hat-trick

-- July 30, 2018 18:30:47

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his first MLS hat-trick as LA Galaxy came from behind to defeat Orlando City 4-3 on Sunday. The former Sweden striker got his goals inside 24 second-half minutes, reports BB...

Call for probe into Qatar 2022 World Cup bid

BBC July 30, 2018 14:50:46

Football's world governing body FIFA has been urged to conduct an "independent investigation" into claims the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid team ran a secret campaign in 2010 to sabotage competing host bid...

ICC punishes Rubel for using offensive language

-- July 29, 2018 20:36:59

The International Cricket Council has reprimanded and handed Bangladesh's pacer Rubel Hossain one demerit point for using obscene language during the deciding ODI match against West Indies. Rubel was...

Murray to return to action in Washington Open

-- July 29, 2018 19:45:01

Andy Murray will play his first match since withdrawing from Wimbledon when he faces Mackenzie McDonald in the first round of the Washington Open next week. Former world number one Murray, 31, pulled...

PM congratulates Tigers for winning ODI series

-- July 29, 2018 16:59:20

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated Bangladesh Cricket Team for their ODI series victory over West Indies. Bangladesh outplayed West Indies by 18 runs in the series-deciding third ODI at W...