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Kenya to bid for hosting IAAF World U-20 Championships

Xinhua, Nairobi :Kenya's delegation will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina later this month to present their bid status to the IAAF Council meeting for hosting the 2020 World Under-20 Championships

Bangladesh in Group-B of Hockey Competition of Asian Games

Sports Reporter :Bangladesh, Indonesia, Oman, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand have been billed in Group-B of the Hockey Competition of the Asian Games scheduled to be held in Jakarta, the capital city

Combined team's South Korean Suh Hyo-won (right) returns a shot with teammate North Korean Kim Song I (left) during their women doubles preliminary round match against Uzbekistan's Olga Kim and Regina Kim at the ITTF World Tour Korea Open table tennis in Daejeon, South Korea on Wednesday.

Combined team's South Korean Suh Hyo-won (right) returns a shot with teammate North Korean Kim Song I (left) during their women doubles preliminary round match against Uzbekistan's Olga Kim and Regina Kim at the ITTF World Tour Korea Open table tennis in Daejeon, South Korea on Wednesday.

Asian Games venues '95% ready' but potential pitfalls remain

AFP, Jakarta :Asian Games venues will be ready before Indonesia hosts the showpiece event in a month, organisers say, but the threat of terror attacks and endless traffic jams still

Warriors hand Kerr contract extension

AFP, San Francisco :The Golden State Warriors handed head coach Steve Kerr a contract extension on Tuesday, locking in the man who has led the franchise to three NBA Finals

Bangladesh bag four medals in SA Taekwondo Competition

Sports Reporter :Bangladesh Taekwondo team bagged four medals in 6th South Asian (SA) Taekwondo Competition held at Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal recently. Santwana Rani Roy and Shawpna Kirtonia

Mashrafe leaves for West Indies to join ODI squad

Bangladesh's One-Day International captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is all set to join the ODI squad for the upcoming three-match series against host West Indies."Yes Mashrafe left for West Indies by

Thidapa Suwannapura poses with the trophy after winning the LPGA golf Marathon Classic on Sunday at Highland Meadows in Sylvania, Ohio.

Thidapa Suwannapura poses with the trophy after winning the LPGA golf Marathon Classic on Sunday at Highland Meadows in Sylvania, Ohio.

Michael Kim holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.

Michael Kim holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.

Vancouver Knights' Chris Gayle holds up the trophy after his team defeated the West Indies B Team in their final of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament in King City, Ontario, on Sunday.

Vancouver Knights' Chris Gayle holds up the trophy after his team defeated the West Indies B Team in their final of the Global T20 Canada cricket tournament in King City, Ontario, on Sunday.

Halep stays on top as Kerber and Serena move up

Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women's rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused

Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams

Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams

AFP, Rome :Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing they hope will bring the Champions League trophy

Ozil to travel with Arsenal to Singapore

Mesut Ozil will travel with Arsenal for their pre-season tour of Singapore, the Gunners' new head coach Unai Emery confirmed on Monday.Following the shock early exit of Germany from the

Halep stays on top as Kerber and Serena move up

Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women's rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused

Paris rename metro stations to honour World Cup stars

Six Paris metro stations were temporarily renamed in honour of France's World Cup winning champions after their 4-2 rollercoaster victory against Croatia.Among the changes, station Victor Hugo became "Victor Hugo

Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, FIFA President Gianni Infantino and President of Russia Valdimir Putin participate in a handover ceremony ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final between France and Croatia at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on Sunday.

Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, FIFA President Gianni Infantino and President of Russia Valdimir Putin participate in a handover ceremony ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final between France and Croatia at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on Sunday.

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Top 5 matches so far in FIFA World Cup 2018

Top 5 matches so far in FIFA World Cup 2018

Sports Desk :It has been a great tournament with a lot of upsets and shocks. Traditional powerhouses of football have tumbled and gone home early. Defending champions Germany have

Complete results of World Cup Football 2018

Complete results of World Cup Football 2018

Group stages :Thursday 14 JuneRussia 5 Saudi Arabia 0Friday 15 JuneEgypt 0 Uruguay 1Morocco 0 Iran 1Portugal 3 Spain 3Saturday 16 JuneFrance 2 Australia 1Argentina 1 Iceland 1Peru 0

Maurizio Sarri appointed Chelsea's new manager

Maurizio Sarri appointed Chelsea's new manager

Maurizio Sarri has succeeded Antonio Conte as Chelsea manager on a three-year deal, the club announced on Saturday.The 59-year-old former Napoli head coach becomes Roman Abramovich's ninth full-time manager in

Philippine senator and boxing hero Manny Pacquiao (left) and Argentine World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse pose after weigh-ins in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday. Matthysse and Pacquiao are scheduled to fight on July 15 for the World Boxing Association welterweight title in Malaysia.

Philippine senator and boxing hero Manny Pacquiao (left) and Argentine World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse pose after weigh-ins in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday. Matthysse and Pacquiao are scheduled to fight on July 15 for the World Boxing Association welterweight title in Malaysia.

Archers leave for Germany

A 12-member Bangladesh Archery team left the capital for Germany Saturday early morning to participate in the "Archery World Cup Stage-4" to be held in Berlin from July 16-22.Bangladesh team

Holder shines as West Indies dominate Bangladesh

AFP, Kingston:Jason Holder led the rout of Bangladesh with a five-wicket haul as the West Indies took control of the second Test at close on second day at Sabina Park

After baby steps, Serena plans giant leap in Wimbledon final

After baby steps, Serena plans giant leap in Wimbledon final

Serena Williams was reduced to tears by her daughter Olympia's first steps at Wimbledon, but now the seven-time champion is planning a giant leap of her own in Saturday's final

Eduarda of Brazil, left, spies past Kelley Larsen of the US during their women's quarter final game at the Beachvolley Worldtour Major Series, in Gstaad, Switzerland on Saturday.

Eduarda of Brazil, left, spies past Kelley Larsen of the US during their women's quarter final game at the Beachvolley Worldtour Major Series, in Gstaad, Switzerland on Saturday.

Bangladesh Olympic Association brought out a colourful rally in the city street marking the Olympic Day Run on Friday. The rally came to an end at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

Bangladesh Olympic Association brought out a colourful rally in the city street marking the Olympic Day Run on Friday. The rally came to an end at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

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Bangladesh Taekwondo team reach Kathmandu

Sports Reporter :Bangladesh Teakwondo team reached Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal on Thursday to take part in the 6th South Asian Taekwondo Competition, scheduled to be held from

Olympic Day Run 2018 held

BSS, Dhaka :The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) observed the Olympic Day Run 2018 in a befitting manner at all divisional headquarters, including the capital, today (Friday) .State Minister for

Olympic Day Run today

The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) will hold the Olympic Day Run 2018 in a befitting manner at all divisional headquarters, including the capital, today (Friday) in the capital.State Minister for

The winners of the Walton Metropolis FIDE Rating Chess Tournament with the chief guest Senior Operative Director (Head of Games & Sports) FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn and the officials of Bangladesh Chess Federation pose for a photo session at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Thursday.

The winners of the Walton Metropolis FIDE Rating Chess Tournament with the chief guest Senior Operative Director (Head of Games & Sports) FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn and the officials of Bangladesh Chess Federation pose for a photo session at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room on Thursday.

Brazilian Ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior visits BKSP in Savar on Wednesday.

Brazilian Ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior visits BKSP in Savar on Wednesday.