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Kvitova reaches first quarter-final of comeback

AFP, Birmingham :Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was cheered as if she had been the home player, after a straight-sets win over Britain's Naomi Broady in Birmingham on Wednesday carried

Certificates distributed among talent hunt program in BKSP

Certificates distributed among talent hunt program in BKSP

One month long project of talent hunt training program from grassroots level concluded on Thursday at BKSP, said BKSP press release issued on Thursday.Around about 1000 selected participants took training

Flintoff to tread the boards in musical

England cricketing great Andrew Flintoff is to try his hand at a different type of live performance -- starring in a musical it was revealed on Thursday. The 39-year-old former

Murray crashed out of Queen's after losing his first round match against Jordan Thompson on Tuesday.

Murray crashed out of Queen's after losing his first round match against Jordan Thompson on Tuesday.

Thompson in dreamland after stunning Murray

Thompson in dreamland after stunning Murray

Jordan Thompson savoured the best moment of his life as the Australian underdog handed world number one Andy Murray a humiliating first round defeat at Queen's Club. Thompson had never

Djokovic to make rare Eastbourne appearance

Novak Djokovic will play his first pre-Wimbledon event in seven years after accepting a wildcard at Eastbourne. The three-time Wimbledon champion has not played since losing in the French Open

Fowler upbeat after Open challenge falls flat

AFP, Erin :Rickie Fowler refused to be downcast after his latest tilt at a maiden major fell flat at the US Open on Sunday. The talented 28-year-old world number nine

Jena Sims and Brooks Koepka celebrate Brooks' U.S. Open victory.

Jena Sims and Brooks Koepka celebrate Brooks' U.S. Open victory.

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

AP, Erin :Brooks Koepka received a short piece of advice from a valuable source on the eve of the final round at the U.S. Open.Defending champion Dustin Johnson was doing

BOA donates US$ 10,000 for Badal Roy

Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) donated US$ 10,000, equivalent to Bangladesh Taka 8,40,000 for treatment of its vice president Badal Roy, now undergoing treatment in a Singapore hospital.BOA Secretary General Syed

Hockey Federation in dilemma

Bangladesh Hockey federation are in a quandary as their relived off German hockey coach Oliver Kurtz returned to Dhaka yesterday in order to have his job back.The 46-year-old German, who

Kerber scrambles for Wimbledon boost

AFP, Birmingham :Angelique Kerber's chances of clinging to a small lead at the top of the world rankings may hinge on the quality of her performances at the Birmingham WTA

Murray in spotlight as Wimbledon looms

Andy Murray says he has only a couple of years left at the top of men's tennis, but the world number one has no intention of relaxing just yet as

New coach of Queensland Wade Seccombe poses at Brisbane on Friday.

New coach of Queensland Wade Seccombe poses at Brisbane on Friday.

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Mitchell Starc rested for Australia tour of Bangladesh

BBC Online :Australia have left fast bowler Mitchell Starc out of their squad for the two-Test tour of Bangladesh so he can prepare himself for this winter's Ashes series

BFF protocol officer Noman passes away

UNB, Dhaka :The protocol officer of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) and former football referee Hamiduzzaman Noman passed away at the Holy Family Hospital in the capital Thursday around 4:30

Hush hush as Griezmann weds in secret

France striker Antoine Griezmann tied the knot with his long-term partner Erika Choperena in a secret ceremony at a beauty spot in Toledo, Spanish media revealed on Friday.The 26-year-old,

Johanna Konta eases through to quarter-finals

BBC Online :Johanna Konta continued her Wimbledon preparations with a routine win over her doubles partner Yanina Wickmayer at the Nottingham Open.The British number one, 26, won 6-4 6-1

Siddikur shares 12th slot after 1st round

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh golfer Siddikur Rahman shared 12th slot in the USD 500,000 Queen's Cup after the 1st round at Santiburi Samui Country Club ground in Thailand on Thursday.Siddikur

Mamunul slapped Taka 5 lakh fine

BSS, Dhaka :Chittagong Abahani stuck to the strict principles as they slapped a Taka 5 lakhs fine to their ace footballer Mamunul Islam on disciplinary grounds.The decision was made

Sharapova receives invite to WTA Stanford event

Sharapova receives invite to WTA Stanford event

Five-time grand slam champion Maria Sharapova has received an invitation to play at the WTA Stanford tournament at the end of next month as the Russian star continues her

Mayweather, McGregor agree to August super fight

AFP, Los Angeles :Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts icon Conor McGregor confirmed plans for a long-awaited showdown on Wednesday, triggering both criticism and anticipation for what

West Indies-Afghanistan match rained off

AFP, Saint Lucia :Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai hopes his team will get more opportunities to face top-flight cricket nations after their one-day international series against the West Indies ended

Bangladesh`s greatest opportunity: Bashar

Agency :This is a great opportunity for Bangladesh to emerge from the shadows and establish itself as a serious contender for higher honours, and that is how it must

BD participate in Asian Athletics in big number

BSS, Dhaka :The Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF) keeping mind for future grooming are planning to send a big contingent to the Asian Athletics Championship to be held in Bhubaneswar,

Spanish state prosecutor charges Ronaldo with tax fraud

Spanish state prosecutor charges Ronaldo with tax fraud

AP, Madrid :A Spanish state prosecutor accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday.In a statement,

Argentina hammer 6 goals past hapless Singapore

Argentina hammer 6 goals past hapless Singapore

Invited to commemorate the association's 125th anniversary, Argentina conducted a masterclass in the beautiful game against the Lions during Tuesday's (Jun 13) friendly, in which they put six without reply

Australia bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

Australia unveiled a government-backed bid Tuesday to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, saying it would be an economic boon for the country and inspire a new generation footballers. Prime

IM Minhaz Uddin becomes unbeaten champion in SGS Open FIDE Rating Chess

IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin of Bangladesh Navy became unbeaten champion in the SGS Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament held on Monday at the Hall Room of Bangladesh Chess Federation.This competition

GM Zia finishes at 5th spot in Mumbai Chess

GM Ziaur Rahman became 5th in the in the 10th Mumbai Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Tournament-2017 which concluded on Sunday in the Mumbai, India. Four players along with GM