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Dembele, VAR help Barca overcome Valladolid

FE Online Desk August 26, 2018 11:43:35

Barcelona clung on to claim a hard-fought victory over newly-promoted Real Valladolid on Saturday after a stoppage-time VAR review ruled out a late equaliser. VAR was only introduced to La Liga this...

Man City drops points against newly promoted Wolves

-- August 25, 2018 19:31:28

Aymeric Laporte's header saved Manchester City from embarrassment on Saturday as they managed a draw against newly promoted Wolves at Molineux. Laporte's first goal for the club, from a smart Ilkay G...

Tottenham's Lloris faces drink-driving charge

-- August 25, 2018 12:45:39

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped by police in west London. The 31-year-old French goalkeeper was stopped by a routine patrol in Gloucester Place i...

Police charges Tottenham goalkeeper Lloris with drink-driving

-- August 24, 2018 19:43:52

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped by police in west London. The 31-year-old goalkeeper was stopped by a routine patrol in Gloucester Place in the e...

China's Wang Shanshan scores triple hat trick goals

-- August 24, 2018 16:07:16

Although the Asian Games football tournament is only just reaching the knockout stages, the women's golden boot competition is surely wrapped up. China forward Wang Shanshan, 28, has already scored 1...

Burnley fan gets stabbed before Olympiacos game

-- August 24, 2018 14:59:10

A Burnley fan was stabbed, and four others were injured, before the first leg of their Europa League play-off against Olympiacos in Greece. The fan needed stitches to a leg wound and received medic...

Serena tops Forbes list of highest paid female athletes

-- August 23, 2018 15:35:58

Serena Williams was the highest paid female athlete for a third consecutive year in 2018, according to an annual list published by Forbes on Tuesday that was dominated by tennis players, reports  ...

FIFA takes control of Uruguay federation amid WC bid

-- August 23, 2018 12:31:19

FIFA has taken temporary control of the Uruguayan soccer federation because of governance concerns as the country campaigns with Argentina and Paraguay to host the 2030 World Cup, reports AP. FIFA sa...

Ex-Brazil soccer boss gets four years in prison in FIFA probe

-- August 23, 2018 12:25:46

A former South American soccer official convicted on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal was sentenced in federal court to four years in prison on Wednesday, reports AP. Jose Mar...

India wrap up big win over England in 3rd Test

-- August 22, 2018 20:34:33

Ten minutes and 17 balls. That’s all it took for India to wrap up a big win over England on Wednesday and keep the Test series alive, reports AP. In front of a smattering of spectators at Trent...

Mashrafe celebrating Eid with family, fans

-- August 22, 2018 13:05:15

NARAIL, Aug 22 (UNB): Bangladesh One Day International (ODI) captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is celebrating Eid-ul-Azha with his family members, relatives, neighbours and fans in his hometown Narail.&nbs...

Atletico Madrid, Valencia open Spanish season with draw

-- August 21, 2018 17:55:01

Atletico Madrid and Valencia couldn’t manage more than a 1-1 draw in the opening match of the season for potential contenders for the Spanish league title on Monday, reports AP. Both teams debu...

Bangladesh to play N Korea in knockout stage Friday

-- August 21, 2018 12:03:16

Group B runners-up Bangladesh U-23 team will play Group F runners-up North Korea in the knockout phase match of the 18th Asian Games Men’s Football for the first time at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium...

Atletico drops points at start of their La Liga campaign

-- August 21, 2018 11:38:35

Last season's La Liga runners-up Atletico Madrid had to settle for a draw in their first match of the new campaign away to Valencia on Monday. Argentine forward Angel Correa fired Diego Simeone's Atl...

Djokovic becomes first player to win all Masters tournaments

-- August 20, 2018 19:05:33

Former world number one Novak Djokovic became the first player to win all nine Masters 1,000 tournaments with victory over Roger Federer in Cincinnati on Sunday. The 31-year-old Serb, a five-time run...

Bale shines in Madrid win over Getafe

-- August 20, 2018 14:20:15

Gareth Bale is doing his part to help Real Madrid get over Cristiano Ronaldo's departure. Bale scored in Madrid's Spanish league opener and set up the other goal in a 2-0 win over Getafe in Sunday's...

PM greets BD U-23 football team

-- August 19, 2018 21:41:50

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday congratulated the Bangladesh U-23 team for reaching the second round of the Asian Games Men's Football for the first time, reports UNB. Bangladesh U-23 team rea...

Bangladesh U-23 team beat Qatar

-- August 19, 2018 21:18:54

Bangladesh U-23 team have beat Qatar with a stoppage time goal to qualify for the knockout round of 16 in Asian Games football. Jamal Bhuiyan scored the goal at Pakansari Stadium in Indonesia’s...

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...