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Top seed Halep loses in third round

-- July 07, 2018 20:59:26

Top seed Simona Halep went out of Wimbledon in the third round on Saturday after losing an epic three-set battle against Hsieh Su-wei. The Taiwanese world number 48's serve was broken seven times and...

Belgium coach Martinez ‘proudest man on earth’

-- July 07, 2018 13:12:08

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said he was the “proudest man on earth” and lavished praise on his “underdog” team for having the belief to upset five-time champions Brazil on F...

Belgium hold off Brazil in thriller to reach semis

-- July 07, 2018 10:24:25

Belgium struck early and then held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-times champions tumbling out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller on...

France sheds little sweat to reach semis

-- July 06, 2018 22:02:28

France reached the World Cup semi-finals with a deserved win over Uruguay in Nizhny Novgorod. Raphael Varane glanced home Antoine Griezmann's free-kick to put Didier Deschamps' side ahead. And Griez...

Monfils overcomes injury, beats Querrey

-- July 06, 2018 20:55:50

World number 44 Gael Monfils defeated 11th seed Sam Querrey on Friday to book a place in the fourth round of Wimbledon. The Frenchman came back from a set down to win 5-7 6-4 6-4 6-2 after having a m...

Uruguay to miss Cavani against France

-- July 06, 2018 18:57:43

Edinson Cavani is likely to miss Uruguay and France World Cup semi-final clash on Friday. The Paris Saint-Germain striker has scored three of Uruguay's seven goals at this World Cup, including both i...

World Cup: Quarterfinal matches begin Friday

-- July 06, 2018 18:44:15

The quarterfinal matches of the FIFA World Cup 2018 will begin on Friday with a double-header. The first match will be played between France and Uruguay on 8.00pm (Bangladesh time) while Brazil and B...

Bangladesh women bag win against Scotland

-- July 06, 2018 13:42:41

Favourites Bangladesh women have put their prowess on show by handing Scotland a nine-wicket defeat in a warm-up match before the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier 2018 tournament. Bangladesh sco...

Uruguay tight-lipped on Cavani injury before France clash

-- July 06, 2018 12:17:22

Edinson Cavani trained lightly on Thursday, but his coach would not be drawn on whether the Uruguay forward had recovered sufficiently from injury to have a chance of being fit for Friday’s Worl...

Third seeded Cilic crashes out in third round  

-- July 05, 2018 21:08:46

Third seed Marin Cilic let a two-set lead slip as he was knocked out in the second round of Wimbledon by Argentina's Guido Pella on Thursday. Last year's beaten finalist was well in control before ra...

Real Madrid considering Juventus’s £88m bid for Ronaldo

-- July 05, 2018 18:28:57

Real Madrid are considering an offer of about 100m euros (£88m) from Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo. The 33-year-old Portugal forward is Real's all-time top scorer with 451 goals, reports BBC....

Bangladesh crash to lowest Test total of 43

-- July 04, 2018 22:42:08

Bangladesh cricketers were bowled out for 43 before lunch of the Antigua Test on Wednesday against West Indies after Kemar Roach tore the top order apart with five wickets. The total is the sixth low...

England banish penalty hoodoo to reach quarters

-- July 04, 2018 11:08:08

England finally overcame nearly 30 years of penalty pain when they beat Colombia 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday after drawing their World Cup last-16 clash 1-1 following extra time after the South Ame...

Sweden books last eight place

-- July 03, 2018 22:28:26

Sweden will play either England or Colombia in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after defeating Switzerland in a strangely compelling but untidy tie in St Petersburg. Emil Forsberg struck the deci...

Low to stay on as Germany coach

-- July 03, 2018 19:41:40

Joachim Low will stay on as head coach of Germany despite their elimination from the 2018 World Cup at the group stage, the German Football Association (DFB) has confirmed. Speculation over Low's fut...

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free

-- July 03, 2018 19:20:11

Diego Maradona has offered to manage Argentina for free in the wake of their disappointing showing at World Cup 2018. The Albiceleste headed to Russia as outsiders for global glory, but were expected...

Heartbroken Japan fans clean stadium in tears

-- July 03, 2018 17:15:20

Devastated Japan fans have proved that they are not totally down in the dumps by picking up rubbish once again after their defeat to Belgium. Belgium's 94th-minute goal sent Japan out the World Cup 2...

Federer parts way with Nike, wears Uniqlo

BBC July 03, 2018 12:05:14

The 20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer has signed a deal with Japanese clothing company Uniqlo after ending his decades-long partnership with Nike. The new contract is reportedly worth $300 mi...

Belgium fight back from two down to reach quarters

-- July 03, 2018 11:23:08

Belgium have completed a remarkable revival as they came from the World Cup abyss and beat Japan to reach the quarter-finals. Roberto Martinez's side were trailing 2-0 in Monday's game when he brough...

Neymar helps Brazil reach quarter-finals

-- July 02, 2018 22:06:02

Neymar scored one goal and played a key role in the second as Brazil beat Mexico in Samara to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Paris St-Germain forward Neymar started the move for the opene...

Wimbledon 2018: Federer begins title defence with routine win

-- July 02, 2018 20:30:44

Roger Federer began his quest for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon men's singles title with a routine win over Serbia's Dusan Lajovic. Federer, who is 37 in August, won 6-1 6-3 6-4 against the worl...

Filipe Luis replaces Marcelo to face Mexico

-- July 02, 2018 20:08:17

Brazil brought in Filipe Luis at left back for their World Cup last 16 encounter with Mexico on Monday with regular starter Marcelo failing to fully recover from a back injury. It is the only change...

LeBron James joins LA Lakers in $154m deal

-- July 02, 2018 12:33:40

Basketball star LeBron James has agreed to join the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-year deal worth $154 million, his agents have announced. His move from the Cleveland Cavaliers ends months of speculat...

Croatia reach quarters beating Denmark in shootout thriller

-- July 02, 2018 11:36:23

Danijel Subasic saved three penalties as Croatia knocked out dogged Denmark in a nerve-shredding shootout to set up a World Cup quarter-final tie against hosts Russia. It came at the end of a largely...

Russia shocks world, knocks out favourites Spain on penalties

-- July 01, 2018 22:56:55

Igor Akinfeev saved two spot-kicks as hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarter-finals after their last-16 tie had ended 1-1 after 120 minutes, reports...

Murray withdraws from Wimbledon

-- July 01, 2018 21:53:49

Two-time champion Andy Murray has withdrawn from Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament on Sunday, saying it is "too soon" following his return from hip surgery. The 31-year-old Briton returned at Qu...

Messi, Ronaldo exit World Cup

-- July 01, 2018 16:43:58

The World Cup lost two biggest stars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, after their teams were eliminated in the round of 16 on Saturday. Messi’s Argentina lost 4-3 to France and hours later...

'Brides' enjoy match-making on World Cup stage

-- July 01, 2018 13:15:59

Russian women wearing elaborate bridal dresses took to the pitch in the World Cup host city of Kazan on Saturday for a friendly football match intended to show their love for the sport. Wearing floor...

iPay is providing West Indies-BD series tickets

FE Online Desk July 01, 2018 13:08:58

iPay has launched a campaign under which the sports lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy iPay West Indies Bangladesh cricket series starting from July 4 in West Indies sitting at the stadium...

Mascherano makes unwanted World Cup history

-- June 30, 2018 23:02:26

Javier Mascherano made World Cup history with Argentina against France, but not as he would have hoped after becoming the most carded player in the tournament’s history. Red and yellow cards we...