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Canada's Genie Bouchard serves to Venus Williams in a special women's exhibition match at the BB&T Atlanta Open Tournament in Atlanta on Sunday.

Canada's Genie Bouchard serves to Venus Williams in a special women's exhibition match at the BB&T Atlanta Open Tournament in Atlanta on Sunday.

Prize distribution of Rating Chess held

Prize distribution of Rating Chess held

The prize-distribution ceremony of the Category 'A' and category B of the SAIF POWERTEC 2nd International Rating Chess tournament was held today (Monday) at the Conference-Room of National Sports Council.

Japan's Sarina Koga (right) (2) spikes the ball during the match against Russia in the World Grand Prix volleyball women's championship in Hong Kong on  Sunday.

Japan's Sarina Koga (right) (2) spikes the ball during the match against Russia in the World Grand Prix volleyball women's championship in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Lucky loser Andrey Rublev of Russia wins Croatia Open

AP, Umag :Lucky loser Andrey Rublev of Russia defeated fourth-seeded Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-4, 6-2 to win the Croatia Open on Sunday.The 19-year-old Rublev broke the 35-year-old Italian twice

In this Sunday, July 23, 2017 photo, Mongolian grand champion Hakuho (center) celebrates after he won the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture, central Japan. Hakuho won the 39th career title.

In this Sunday, July 23, 2017 photo, Mongolian grand champion Hakuho (center) celebrates after he won the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture, central Japan. Hakuho won the 39th career title.

National Volleyball Championship begins in city

The Shahjalal Islami Bank National Volleyball Championship got underway on Monday at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur. This year's championship features the 28th men's and 23rd women's championships

Isner beats Aussie Ebden for ATP Newport title

US top seed John Isner blasted 17 aces Sunday in defeating Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) to win the ATP Hall of Fame Open title.The 32-year-old American won

Beach Bodybuilding Competition formally inaugurated

The 3rd Walton Beach Bodybuilding Competition was formally inaugurated on Monday at Laboni points sea beach in the tourist hub of Cox's Bazar.Walton Group operative director head of games and

Roddick, Clijsters among Tennis Hall of Fame inductees

Roddick, Clijsters among Tennis Hall of Fame inductees

AP, Newport :Looking around the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Andy Roddick thought about all the things he is not.Not as good as the historic greats, especially Americans who preceded

Grand Master Ziaur Rahman Zia (left) moves a pawn against his opponent during the match of the Saif Powertec International Rating Tournament at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Sunday.

Grand Master Ziaur Rahman Zia (left) moves a pawn against his opponent during the match of the Saif Powertec International Rating Tournament at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Sunday.

Prize distribution of Rating Chess today

The prize distribution ceremony of the SAIF POWERTEC 2nd International Rating Chess tournament will be held today (Monday) at the conference room of NationalĀ  Sports Council old building at 10.30

Beach Bodybuilding meet begins in Cox`s Bazar

The 3rd Walton Beach Bodybuilding Competition began onĀ  Sunday with the participants going through the physical weight measure at Laboni points sea beach in Cox's Bazar.Near about hundred participants from

Siddikur off to Germany

Ace Golfer Siddikur Rahman left for Germany last morning to participate in the Prosche European Open (European Tour) scheduled to be held on July 27-30 at Green Eagle Golf course

Shakib urges bikers for safe riding

Runner Automobiles Limited extended the World 's number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan's tenure as their brand ambassador for another two years at the head office of Runner Group at

National Volleyball Competition starts today

Sports Reporter :The Shahjalal Islami Bank National Volleyball (28th Men's & 23rd Women's) Competition starts today at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium in Mirpur. Bangladesh Volleyball Federation has arranged the

Div-II Kabaddi final today

Diya Sporting Club will take on Ideal Krira Chakra in final of the 2nd Division Kabaddi Leagaue schedudled to be held today (Monday) at Kabaddi Stadium at 4 pm. Bangladesh

John Isner reaches Hall of Fame semifinals

John Isner reaches Hall of Fame semifinals

AP, Newport :Top-seeded John Isner beat fellow American Dennis Novikov 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to reach the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships semifinals.The hard-serving Isner had 20 aces and did

Sun-Horton clash, Ledecky kick-off world champs

AFP, Budapest :Australia's Mack Horton and China's Sun Yang will resume their bad-tempered rivalry in the pool when the swimming section of the world aquatic championships starts on Sunday. Horton

Collins shoots 60 to surge into Barbasol lead

AFP, Washington :Chad Collins nearly made history Friday, but his 11-under par 60 was enough for a four-shot lead at the halfway stage of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. The

Australia's Doohan dies after short illness

Australian Peter Doohan, who famously upset Boris Becker at Wimbledon, has died at the age of 56, Tennis Australia said on Saturday.Doohan, dubbed the 'Becker Wrecker' after defeating two-time defending

National Volleyball Competition begins tomorrow

National Volleyball Competition begins tomorrow

Sports Reporter :The Shahjalal Islami Bank National Volleyball (28th Men's & 23rd Women's) Competition begins tomorrow at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium in Mirpur. Bangladesh Volleyball Federation will organize the

Mesbah, Shirin retain 100-meter sprint crowns

Mesbah, Shirin retain 100-meter sprint crowns

Country's fasted man and woman--Mesbah Ahmed and Shirin Akhter--retained their respective 100-meter crowns in the NRB Global Commercial Bank 13th National Summer Athletics at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on

DRU Family Sports Festival concludes

The two-day long Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) " Family Sports Festival 2017 concluded amidst great enthusiasm on Saturday morning adjacent to Bangabandhu National Stadium at Shaheed Captain (retd) M Mansur

Second Division Kabaddi league results

Four matches of the 2nd Division Kabaddi League were decided on Saturday at Kabadddi Stadium in the city.In the day's matches, DMD Club hardly had to sweat as they beat

Bolt on right path to world 100m defence

Bolt on right path to world 100m defence

AFP, Monaco :Jamaican sprinting legend Usain Bolt insists he is on the right path as he targets the defence of his 100m crown at next month's world championships in London.

History awaits for India in Women's World Cup final

India have the chance to alter the course of cricket history when they face hosts England in the Women's World Cup final at Lord's on Sunday. Since the tournament's inception

Swimmers start women's open water 25km final of FINA Swimming World Championships 2017 in Balatonfured, Hungary on Friday.

Swimmers start women's open water 25km final of FINA Swimming World Championships 2017 in Balatonfured, Hungary on Friday.

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Bartomeu tells AP that Xavi will coach Barcelona some day

AP, New York :After winning 15 major titles at Barcelona, Xavi Hernandez is expected to return to the club and win some more - as its coach.Speaking Thursday during

Summer Athletics competition kicks off

Summer Athletics competition kicks off

BSS, Dhaka :The NRB Commercial Bank 13th Summer Athletics competition began on Friday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here.State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder formally inaugurated

Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

AFP, Tokyo :For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom.But spare a thought for Tokyo 2020 organisers, who face the added risk