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Sports Reporter : Sri Lanka Cricket squad arrived in Dhaka on Thursday. A total of 27-member Sri Lanka contingent arrived in the capital. Then, the members of Sri Lanka squad...
Agency : Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for one match after appearing to make an obscene gesture following Al-Nassr’s 3-2 win over Al-Shabab, the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee of the Saudi Football Federation said on Wednesday. After the final whistle on Sunday, social media videos captured Ronaldo cupping his ear before repeatedly pumping his hand forward in front of his pelvic area. The action appeared to be directed at the rival Al-Shabab supporters. In the background, chants of “Messi” could...
BSS, Dhaka : Bangladesh U-16 Women’s National Football team Head Coach Saiful Bari Titu said his girls are trying to adapt to the environment before their first match against Nepal...
Sports Reporter : Fortune Barishal will take on Comilla Victorians in the final of the Ispahani Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Cricket at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital’s...
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UNB, Dhaka : Bangladesh U-16 Women’s Football team reached Kathmandu on Wednesday noon to compete in the four- nation SAFF U-16 Women’s Football Championship’2024 to be held in Lalitpur, near Kathmandu, from March 1-10. Bangladesh Women’s Football team left Dhaka on Wednesday morning at 10:15am and reached the Nepalese capital Kathmandu at 12:00pm in their another champions mission after they emerged the joints champions with India in the SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship held in Dhaka early this month. All the...
Sports Reporter : The Walton Media Cup Badminton will begin at the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium in the capital’s Paltan on March 6. The badminton meet for the journalists will come to an end on March 9. Queen of Hearts has organised the badminton competition in association with Bangladesh Badminton Federation, while Walton Group is the sponsor of the badminton tournament. Marking the upcoming badminton competition, a press conference was held at the Dutch-Bangla Bank Auditorium in Bangladesh Olympic...
Agency : Erling Haaland roared back to his best form with a five-goal salvo as Manchester City thumped Luton Town 6-2 at Kenilworth Road to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Tuesday. Luton had no answer to the marauding Norwegian who bagged his eighth City hat-trick before halftime and then scored twice more after the break to kill off a stirring Luton revival. The 23-year-old Haaland’s first four goals were all created by Kevin De Bruyne. Mateo Kovacic...
A bag containing a computer and two USB memory sticks holding police security plans for the Paris Olympic Games was stolen on Monday evening from a train at the capital’s Gare du Nord station, police sources said on Tuesday. The bag belonged to an engineer from Paris City Hall, the police said, confirming a report by BFM television, adding that he had put the bag in the luggage compartment above his seat. As his train was delayed, he decided to...
Sports Reporter : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed BCB’s High Performance (HP) Head Coach David Hemp as the National Men’s team Batting Coach. Hemp had been working as the HP Head Coach since May 2023 and had toured with the national team as its batting coach in New Zealand last year. The BCB has also announced former New Zealand all-rounder Andre Adams as the National Team’s Bowling Coach. Both are joining on two-year contracts and will start their...
Sports Reporter : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Tuesday the itinerary for Australia Women’s Cricket team’s tour, which includes three One Day International (ODI) matches and three T20 International (T20I) matches . The ODI series is a part of the 2022-25 ICC Women’s Championship. The tour marks the first meeting in a series between Bangladesh and Australia. The teams have previously only faced each other in ICC events. All the matches will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National...
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IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman emerged as champion in the Elegant International Chess Academy Grandmaster Aspirant 2 Chess Tournament that concluded at Elegant International Chess Academy hall-room in the city’s Uttara on Tuesday. IM Mohammad Fahad Rahman earned six points out of nine matches to clinch the title. FM Panesar Vidant of India became runner-up with the same points. IM Fahad and FM Panesar Vidant’s though collected the same points, but their tie was broken by the number of win games...
Agency : Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk powered home a header in extra time as his side beat Chelsea 1-0 in the League Cup final on Sunday to clinch a record-extending 10th title in the competition and crown for Juergen Klopp’s final season in charge with silverware. Van Dijk rose high above his marker to head a corner back across goal and into the far corner in the 118th minute, sparking wild celebrations among the Liverpool supporters massed at that end...
Staff Reporter : The High Commission (HC) for Pakistan in Dhaka, in collaboration with the Bangladesh Chess Federation, organized the 1st Mian Sultan Khan Chess Tournament at the Pakistan High Commission on Saturday last. The event was arranged to celebrate the skill, strategy and legacy of one of the greatest players of the game of Chess Mian Sultan Khan. Pakistani lone Grandmaster Mian Sultan Khan (Late), a three-time British Chess Championship winner, was revered as one of the greatest natural...
BSS, Dhaka : The Bangladesh national cricket team started its practice session for the upcoming home series against Sri Lanka on Monday under the supervision of Head Coach Chandika Hathurusingha at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital’s Mirpur. Hathurusingha had a meeting with the available national cricketers, including Najmul Hossain Shanto who was appointed Bangladesh Captain in all three formats, replacing Shakib Al Hasan recently. Zakir Hasan, Nayeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam were also in the practice...
Agency : Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team will host India Women’s Cricket team for a five-match T20I series in April-May 2024 following the Australia series. According to the draft itinerary, the Indian team will arrive on April 25 for the non-ICC Future Tour Programme series. The matches will be played between April 28 to May 9 and all the matches are probably to be held in Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Habibul Bashar, who has recently been appointed as the Head of...