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Pliskova slays Serena to set up Osaka semi-final

Pliskova slays Serena to set up Osaka semi-final

AFP, Melbourne :Serena Williams's bid to equal Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles was brought to a shuddering halt in sensational style Wednesday by Karolina Pliskova, who will face

PSG fined 100,000 euros for racial profiling

AFP, Paris :A collective negligence led to racial profiling at youth-team level inside Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain, French league authorities said Tuesday when fining the club 100,000 euros ($114,000).The

Novak Djokovic into Australian Open semi-finals after Kei Nishikori retires

Novak Djokovic into Australian Open semi-finals after Kei Nishikori retires

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic reached the Australian Open semi-finals after Japan's eighth seed Kei Nishikori retired injured in their quarter-final.Serbia's Djokovic, 31, was leading 6-1 4-1 when Nishikori quit with

Novak Djokovic into Australian Open semi-finals after Kei Nishikori retires

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic reached the Australian Open semi-finals after Japan's eighth seed Kei Nishikori retired injured in their quarter-final.Serbia's Djokovic, 31, was leading 6-1 4-1 when Nishikori quit with

Japan's Osaka powers past injured Svitolina into Open semis

Japan's Osaka powers past injured Svitolina into Open semis

AFP, Melbourne :Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka routed an injured Elina Svitolina to reach the Australian Open semi-finals on Wednesday.The US Open champion beat the Ukrainian sixth seed 6-4, 6-1

Piatek poised for AC Milan move

Genoa's Polish international striker Krzysztof Piatek is poised to complete a 35-million-euro ($40 million) move to AC Milan, allowing Argentine Gonzalo Higuain to join Chelsea, according to multiple reports in

Olympic champ Pendleton  reveals suicidal thoughts

Olympic champ Pendleton reveals suicidal thoughts

Former Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton revealed on Tuesday she once considered committing suicide.British cyclist Pendleton has suffered with mental health issues in the past and she has exposed just how

Balotelli agrees to join Marseille for six months

French side Marseille have finally secured the signing of Mario Balotelli from Nice after agreeing to take on the remaining six months of the Italian striker's contract, sources said on

Mustafizur in ICC ODI team of the year

Mustafizur in ICC ODI team of the year

Bangladesh pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman has been named in ICC Men's ODI team of the year.He is the only Bangladeshi who has found a place in ICC team of the

Virat Kohli first player to bag top three ICC awards in single year

Virat Kohli first player to bag top three ICC awards in single year

Virat Kohli bagged all top three ICC Awards - the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men's Test Player of the Year and the

 Rangpur Riders beat Khulna Titans

Rangpur Riders beat Khulna Titans

Sports Reporter :Rangpur Riders beat Khulna Titans by six wickets in the 25th match of the UCB 6th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 cricket at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

Ashley Cole joins former teammate Lampard at Derby

Defender Ashley Cole has joined former Chelsea teammate and current Derby boss Frank Lampard at the Championship club until the end of the season. Cole, who won 107 England caps,

Div I Hockey Dhaka United, Railway win

Sports Reporter :Dhaka United Club and Railway SC won their respective matches of the Green Delta Insurance First Division Hockey League on Tuesday. In the day's first match, Dhaka United

President of Bangladesh Athletics Federation SM Ali Kabir speaking at a press conference at the conference room in the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.

President of Bangladesh Athletics Federation SM Ali Kabir speaking at a press conference at the conference room in the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.

Olympic champ Zagitova in Minsk with something to prove

Olympic champ Zagitova in Minsk with something to prove

Russia's Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova is hoping to end a series of disappointing results and defend her European title this week.The 16-year-old wooed the judges and audience at

United States' Danielle Collins (left) is congratulated by Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday.

United States' Danielle Collins (left) is congratulated by Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday.

Iran defender emerges on Premier League club's radar

In some big transfer news coming to the AFC Asian Cup, Iran defender Milad Mohammadi has suddenly emerged as a shock candidate to join Premier League side Newcastle United.The full

Greek sensation Tsitsipas into first Slam semi-final

Greek sensation Tsitsipas into first Slam semi-final

AFP, Melbourne :Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas showed resilience and maturity Tuesday to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) win over Roberto Bautista Agut.Roger

Steely Serena in 'different space', ready for record Slam win: Coach

Steely Serena in 'different space', ready for record Slam win: Coach

AFP, Melbourne :Serena Williams is emotionally and physically ready to win another Grand Slam, unlike during her famous meltdown in the final of the US Open last year, according to

Washington State center Maria Kostourkova (20) and Stanford's Alyssa Jerome (10) chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif on Sunday.

Washington State center Maria Kostourkova (20) and Stanford's Alyssa Jerome (10) chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif on Sunday.

Sixth seed Svitolina unlocks Keys to make Open quarters

Sixth seed Svitolina unlocks Keys to make Open quarters

AFP, Melbourne :Sixth seed Elina Svitolina dug deep to overcome 17th seeded American Madison Keys in three sets to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the second time in a

'It made me feel better' says racquet-smasher Zverev

Furious fourth seed Alexander Zverev crashed out of the Australian Open Monday but said he "felt better" after smashing his racquet to pieces in frustration.Zverev erupted in the second set

Eun-Hee Ji, of South Korea, holds the championship trophy after winning the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament  in Lake Buena Vista, Fla on Sunday.

Eun-Hee Ji, of South Korea, holds the championship trophy after winning the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament in Lake Buena Vista, Fla on Sunday.

National Women's Handball begins today

The Exim Bank 29th National Women's Handball Championship begins at the Shaheed Capt (Retd) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here today.However, the four-day meet to be organised by Bangladesh

Farashganj SC outplay Bornak Samaj 7-0

Farashganj Sporting Club made a flying start in the Green Delta Insurance First Division Hockey League beating Bornak Samaj by 7-0 goals at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on

A moment of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Limited and Arambagh Krira Sangha at Rafiquddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh on Sunday. Sheikh Russel won the match 1-0.

A moment of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Limited and Arambagh Krira Sangha at Rafiquddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh on Sunday. Sheikh Russel won the match 1-0.

Casemiro wonder goal helps Real Madrid to defeat Sevilla

Casemiro wonder goal helps Real Madrid to defeat Sevilla

Casemiro's stunning long-range strike and a late goal from Luka Modric earned Real Madrid a 2-0 win over Sevilla on Saturday and a much-needed boost to their flailing title challenge

Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University (DU) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman being introduced with the participants of the Inter-Department Basketball Competition of DU at the Gymnasium of DU on Sunday.

Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University (DU) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman being introduced with the participants of the Inter-Department Basketball Competition of DU at the Gymnasium of DU on Sunday.

MK Tiger Cup Golf Tournament concludes in Rangpur

BSS, Rangpur :The seventh three-day "MK Tiger Cup Golf Tournament-2019" concluded through a colourful prize distribution ceremony held at Model Conference room of Rangpur Golf and Country Club (RGCC) Saturday

Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Mohammad Abdullah inaugurating the Green Delta Insurance First Division Hockey League by releasing the balloons as the chief guest at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Sunday.

Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Mohammad Abdullah inaugurating the Green Delta Insurance First Division Hockey League by releasing the balloons as the chief guest at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Sunday.