DHAKA—The ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League (DPL) was deferred for two days due to the inclement weather.
Selection intrigue surrounds England-New Zealand opener
LONDON – England and New Zealand head into Wednesday’s first Test at Lord’s with both sides face some potentially awkward selection decisions.
Inter Milan’s Arturo Vidal in hospital after positive Covid test
SANTIAGO – Inter Milan’s Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal is receiving hospital treatment after testing positive for coronavirus, his national team said Monday.
Osaka crisis sends French Open reeling as Djokovic, Nadal begin title bids
PARIS – Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their French Open campaigns underway Tuesday with the tournament still reeling from the sensational withdrawal of Naomi Osaka and her revelation that she has been suffering long periods of depression.
Criticism, jokes as Copa America moved to Brazil over Covid
BRASÍLIA – When Covid-19 overwhelmed Argentina too badly to host the South American football championships, officials decided to move the tournament to pandemic-battered Brazil of all places, drawing criticism from epidemiologists and a flurry of jokes.
Copa America in Argentina suspended over coronavirus surge
ASUNCION – Argentina’s hosting of the Copa America football tournament has been suspended “in view of the current circumstances”, CONMEBOL said on Sunday, as the country battles a surge in coronavirus cases. “CONMEBOL informs that in view of the current…
History beckons Bangladesh in second ODI against Sri Lanka
DHAKA—A victory in the second game against Sri Lanka tomorrow will not only give Bangladesh the series with a game to spare but also help them create a history.
Tigers out to seal ODI series against Sri Lanka
DHAKA—Emboldened by the victory in the first match, Bangladesh eyes to clinch the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka with a game to spare as they take on Island nation in the second game tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Sher-e-Bangla National…
Mahmudullah skips PSL for the sake of DPL
DHAKA—After ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, senior Bangladesh player Mahmudullah Riyad opted out of Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the sake of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL).
Japan opens mass vaccination centres ahead of Olympics
TOKYO – Japan opened its first mass vaccination centres on Monday in a bid to speed up a cautious Covid-19 inoculation programme with just two months until the virus-postponed Tokyo Olympics.
Lyles upset in Boston Games track meet
LOS ANGELES – Veteran US sprinter Isiah Young upset Olympic hopeful Noah Lyles at the Boston Games track meet on Sunday, romping to victory in the 100m with a time of 9.94 seconds.
Shakib secures 1000 wickets
DHAKA – When Mehidy Hasan Miraz took the catch of Kushal Mendis, Shakib was over the moon as it was the 1000 wickets of him in the recognized cricket.
Domingo likely to be retained till World T20
DHAKA- Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hasan Papon, MP, has hinted that the contract with the national team head coach Russell Domingo will be renewed at the end of the ongoing series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Miraz reaches 50-wicket milestone in ODI
DHAKA- Bangladesh off-spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz touched the milestone of taking 50 wickets in ODI cricket.
Russell congratulates archery team
DHAKA-State Minister for Youth and Sports Mohammad Zahid Ahsan Russell, MP, today congratulated the Bangladesh archery team for winning the silver medal in the Archery World Cup Stage-2.
No doubt over Bangladesh-Sri Lanka ODI series
DHAKA—The ongoing one-day International series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will go as planned as the visitors are fine with the bio-bubble security.
Ruman-Diya secure silver in Archery World Cup
DHAKA- Bangladesh archery team comprising Ruman Sana and Diya Siddique won silver medal in the recurve mixed team event of Archery World Cup stage-2 after losing to second-ranked Netherlands by 5-1 set points in the gold final match held Sunday…
ARB College SC go goal feast in women’s football
DHAKA – Shaheda Akter Ripa and Anuching Mogini slammed brilliant hat-tricks each as Ataur Rahman Bhuiyan College Sporting Club crushed Kanchijhuli Sporting Club by 11-0 drubbing in a match of the Women’s Football League held Saturday at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy…
Bangladesh stresses on developing young players with WC in mind
DHAKA—With 2023 World Cup in mind, Bangladesh team management is mulling all ODI series including this three-match series against Sri Lanka as a chance to develop the young players as the senior players won’t be around there within two or…
Domingo warns Tigers against complacency
DHAKA—Head coach Russell Domingo cautioned Bangladesh against complacency ahead of the three-match ODI series against the visiting Sri Lanka, stating that despite being inexperienced, the Island nation has some excellent players who can take away the game if they are…
Khaled Mahmud tests Covid-19 positive
DHAKA—The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) director Khaled Mahmud Sujon tested positive for Covid-19 and currently has been in isolation at his home.
Alesha named Bangladesh cricket’s title sponsor till 2023
DHAKA—The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has named Alesha Holdings Limited as the title sponsor of all home series of the Tigers for the coming two years.
has not officially sought any change in Test serres schedule: ECB
New Delhi- The BCCI has not made any official request to alter the schedule for India’s five-Test series against England for completing the postponed IPL, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday.
Zidane delight for Benzema ahead of Liga title end game
MADRID – Zinedine Zidane expressed delight on Friday at his Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema’s France recall ahead of La Liga’s final round of matches with Real in contention to retain the title.
Two matches of women’s football to be held tomorrow
DHAKA – Two matches of the Women’s Football League will be held tomorrow (Saturday) at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city’s Kamalapur.
Archers disappoint in recurve team event
DHAKA – Bangladesh men’s and women’s archery teams put up a disappointing performance in the both recurve men’s and women’s team event in the Archery World Cup Stage-2 now being held in Lausanne, Switzerland.
GM Niaz, GM Razib make winning start
DHAKA – GM Niaz Murshed and GM Enamul Hossain Razib won their respective matches of the hybrid system chess of Asian Continental Individual Chess Championship that began today at 12 pm (BST).
We don’t want to lose matches: Sumon Reza
DHAKA-Striker Sumon Reza said they don’t want to lose matches rather they want to win the remaining three matches of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Qatar by giving their maximum effort.
Batsmen shine in Tigers’ inter-squad practice game
DHAKA—Most of the key batsmen got runs in Bangladesh’s inter-squad practice match, which was held at BKSP today as part of their preparation for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. The match was held between BCB Red, led by…
Bangladesh confident to do well in Sri Lanka series: Minhajul
DHAKA—Bangladesh chief selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu revealed that the players are confident enough to do well against Sri Lanka in three-match ODI series, shrugging off the disappointing New Zealand tour, since they will have the home advantage this time around.