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Ruthless Messi rips Eibar apart

Ruthless Messi rips Eibar apart

Reuters 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Lionel Messi on Tuesday struck four goals at Camp Nou as Barcelona romped to a 6-1 win over Eibar to extend their lead at the top of La Liga and maintain their 100 per cent record.   The Argent...

Ferdinand to launch pro boxing career

Ferdinand to launch pro boxing career

-- 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football.   The 38-year-old's move into the ring is being backed by betting company Betfair, whi...

Rooney handed two-year driving ban

Rooney handed two-year driving ban

-- 2017-09-19 01:55:53

Former England captain Wayne Rooney pleaded guilty to drunk driving on Monday, leading to a court imposing a driving ban and ordering him to perform unpaid community work.   He was arrested whe...

Bale-inspired Madrid win at Anoeta

Bale-inspired Madrid win at Anoeta

BBC 2017-09-18 12:42:25

Gareth Bale on Sunday scored a superb goal as Real Madrid ended Real Sociedad's 100 per cent winning start to the season in La Liga.   The Welshman had been poor up until his strike when he out...

Manchester City go top, Palace slump continues

Manchester City go top, Palace slump continues

-- 2017-09-18 12:41:28

Manchester City thumped Watford 6-0 to move top of the Premier League on Saturday as Crystal Palace suffered their fifth successive loss in a 1-0 defeat by Southampton, reports Reuters.With joint lead...

Bangladesh beat India in SAFF U-18 football

Bangladesh beat India in SAFF U-18 football

-- 2017-09-18 09:22:27

Bangladesh beat India 4-3 in the inaugural match of SAFF U-18 football in Bhutanese capital Thimphu on Monday. Bangladesh came back from 0-3 down to beat the favourites at the Changlimithang Stadium....

Paulinho, Denis seal hard-fought Barca win

Paulinho, Denis seal hard-fought Barca win

BBC 2017-09-17 12:20:34

Brazil midfielder Paulinho scored a late winner on Saturday as Barcelona maintained their 100 per cent record in La Liga by coming from behind to beat Getafe.   Paulinho came on as a second-hal...

Rampant City put Watford to the sword

Rampant City put Watford to the sword

BBC 2017-09-17 12:02:06

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City moved top of the table and handed Watford their heaviest ever top-flight defeat.   Previously unbeaten Watford could have also topped the Pre...

Dembele faces four month injury lay-off

Dembele faces four month injury lay-off

-- 2017-09-17 08:54:06

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele will be out for up to four months with a hamstring injury.   The club's record signing, who joined from Borussia Dortmund in a deal which could be worth &pound...

Nannu to serve as Tigers’ manager for SA tour

Nannu to serve as Tigers’ manager for SA tour

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu will serve as the team manager of the Tigers for the tour of South Africa, reports UNB. BCB assigned Nannu as team manager as Kha...

Dhaka Metro score 257 as Ashraful hits ton against Ctg Div in NCL

Dhaka Metro score 257 as Ashraful hits ton against Ctg Div in NCL

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

The Tigers former captain Mohammad Ashraful spurred Dhaka Metro 1st innings with a century of 104 runs against Chittagong Division on day one in a Tier -2 match of the four-day Walton 19th National Cr...

Sampaoli goes with youth in lagging bid for World Cup spot

Sampaoli goes with youth in lagging bid for World Cup spot

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (AP/UNB) — Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has put his faith in youth again as he tries to salvage the nation's place in next year's World Cup in Russia.   Sampaoli in...

BPL players' draft programme held on Saturday

BPL players' draft programme held on Saturday

-- 2017-09-16 09:11:51

The players' draft programme for recruitment of local and overseas cricketers for the upcoming franchise-based T20 tournament Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) was held at hotel in Dhaka on Saturday. &...

JP Duminy announces Test, first-class retirement

JP Duminy announces Test, first-class retirement

-- 2017-09-16 02:28:17

JP Duminy, South Africa all-rounder, announced his retirement from Test cricket on Saturday. The 33-year-old, has played a total of 46 Tests since his debut in 2008 against Australia, scoring 2103 run...

Arsenal, Cologne face UEFA probe following 'disorder'

Arsenal, Cologne face UEFA probe following 'disorder'

-- 2017-09-15 10:08:31

Arsenal and Cologne are facing disciplinary proceedings by European football's governing body UEFA after 20,000 fans of the German club descended on London, reports CNN.   Labelled as "sporadic...

Sanchez leads Gunners past Cologne

Sanchez leads Gunners past Cologne

BBC 2017-09-15 01:26:13

Alexis Sanchez on Thursday scored a stunning goal as Arsenal came from behind to beat Cologne in a Europa League match delayed for an hour following crowd trouble.   Chilean Sanchez, who nearly...

Messi finally conquers Buffon as Barcelona beat Juve 3-0

Messi finally conquers Buffon as Barcelona beat Juve 3-0

-- 2017-09-14 12:39:20

BARCELONA, Sept 13 (AP): Lionel Messi finally added Italy great Gianluigi Buffon on his long, long list of vanquished goalkeepers.Messi struck two shots past Buffon to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 victory...

Ronaldo brace guides Real to easy win

Ronaldo brace guides Real to easy win

Reuters 2017-09-14 11:28:55

An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League c...

Messi ends Buffon hoodoo as Barca outclass Juve

Messi ends Buffon hoodoo as Barca outclass Juve

Reuters 2017-09-13 12:00:00

A mesmeric Lionel Messi scored twice and inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus as the Catalans got off to a flying start in Champions League Group D on Tuesday avenging last season’s qua...

Pakistan beefs up security ahead of T20 series

Pakistan beefs up security ahead of T20 series

-- 2017-09-12 12:00:00

Pakistan has tightened its security for the T20 series, first big international cricketing event on home soil for eight years, between Pakistan and a World XI in Lahore.   International teams s...

Nadal clinches 16th Grand Slam crown

Nadal clinches 16th Grand Slam crown

FE Online Desk 2017-09-11 12:30:06

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a one-sided victory over South Africa's Kevin Anderson in New York.   The world number one powered to a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory i...

Mahmudullah, Rubel return Test squad

Mahmudullah, Rubel return Test squad

-- 2017-09-11 12:00:00

Bangladesh called back Mahmudullah, Rubel Hossain and Subashis Roy Chowdhury for the two-match Test series in South Africa.   Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and batsman Nasir Hossain was drop...

Messi hat-trick helps Barca bulldoze Espanyol 5-0

Messi hat-trick helps Barca bulldoze Espanyol 5-0

BBC 2017-09-10 12:16:46

Lionel Messi on Saturday scored a hat-trick to help see off Espanyol in the Catalan derby and take Barcelona top of La Liga.   Messi collected Ivan Rakitic's pass before curling in the opening...

Stephens takes down Keys to clinch US Open title

Stephens takes down Keys to clinch US Open title

FE Online Desk 2017-09-10 11:43:55

Unseeded Sloane Stephens completed a spectacular return from injury by beating fellow American Madison Keys to win the US Open at Flushing Meadows.   Stephens, ranked 83rd, beat 15th seed Keys...

Jesus, Sane lead City demolition of Liverpool

Jesus, Sane lead City demolition of Liverpool

Reuters 2017-09-10 02:08:10

Both Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus and German winger Leroy Sane scored twice as Manchester City hammered Liverpool 5-0 in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday with the visitors force...

Madrid drop points for two consecutive matches

Madrid drop points for two consecutive matches

-- 2017-09-09 07:20:06

A much-changed Real Madrid dropped points for the second La Liga home game in a row as Levante held them to a 1-1 draw on Saturday.   Lucas Vazquez cancelled out Ivi's surprise opener but it wa...

Mbappe scores on debut

Mbappe scores on debut

-- 2017-09-09 05:44:16

Kylian Mbappe scored on his Paris Saint-Germain debut as Metz were left to rue Benoit Assou-Ekotto's controversial second-half dismissal in a 5-1 victory for the Ligue 1 title favourites, reports Goal...

Nadal beats del Potro, faces Anderson in final

Nadal beats del Potro, faces Anderson in final

-- 2017-09-09 04:46:19

Top seed Rafael Nadal swept past Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in brilliant style to set up a US Open final against Kevin Anderson.   The Spaniard won nine games in a row at one stage on hi...

Dele Alli faces FIFA ban after foul gesture

Dele Alli faces FIFA ban after foul gesture

-- 2017-09-08 12:00:00

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli after he gestured with his middle finger during England's match against Slovakia on Monday.   Television pictures...

Stephens, Keys reach US Open final

Stephens, Keys reach US Open final

-- 2017-09-08 08:51:59

The meteoric rise of Sloane Stephens continues.   Stephens, who has jumped more than 900 positions in the world rankings in a month, on Thursday reached her first major final, defeating No. 9 V...