Dhaka: 2:57 AM, Thu, 16 Aug, 2018
Mouring August

Afridi wants India-Pakistan matches to resume

Sports Desk: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Wednesday extended his greetings to India on their Independence Day. The legendary allrounder posted a message on his Twitter account hoping for a resumption of India-Pakistan cricket.

Messi out for Argentina for 2018

International Desk: Argentina captain Lionel Messi is reportedly set to take a break from international football after La Albiceleste's disappointing showing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Bangladesh announce squad with Shakib for Asia Cup

Sports Desk: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday announced the preliminary squad keeping the ace allrounder Shakib Al-Hassan in the team.

Silva retires from international football with Spain

Sports Desk: Manchester City midfielder David Silva has announced his retirement from international football.

Bangladesh emerge group champions beating Nepal 3-0

Sports Desk: Defending champions Bangladesh U-15 Women's team emerged Group B champions with all-win record to reach the semifinal of the six-nation 2nd SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship beating Nepal by 3-0 goals in their 2nd and last group affairs at Changlimithan Stadium in Thimphu on Monday.

Barca battle back to lift Super Cup

Sports Desk: Barcelona lifted the Spanish Super Cup for a record extending 13th time by coming from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday thanks to a stunning strike from France winger Ousmane Dembele and a penalty save in stoppage time from Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Benzema, Bale score in Real Madrid win vs. AC Milan

Sports Desk: Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale both scored to help Real Madrid beat AC Milan 3-1 in the 2018 Trofeo Santiago Bernabeu friendly on Saturday.

Rashid Khan sets up charity to help child orphans

Sports Desk: Afghanistan’s leg spin sensation Rashid Khan has announced establishing a charity organization that would in the first phase help about 500 orphaned children go to school across the country.

Ashraful eyes Bangladesh return as ban comes to an end

Sports Desk: Mohammad Ashraful still harbours hopes of playing for Bangladesh again after his five-year ban for involvement in match-fixing and spot-fixing in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League officially ends on August 13.

Bangladesh beat Pakistan by 14-0 goals

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh, thanks to Shamsunnahar junior’s four goals, beat Pakistan 14-0, beginning their title defence in the SAFF U-15 Women's Football Championship in the opening day at the Changlimithang Stadium in Bhutan on Thursday night.

Bangladesh cricket team return home

Sports Desk: Bangladesh cricket team players have returned home from Florida after a successful tour to the West Indies and the United States of America (USA).

Footballer heart death risk 'underestimated'

International Desk: The risk of footballers dying because their heart stops beating is higher than experts thought, a study suggests.


Nazmul gets 25 stitches, Shakib feels problems in batting

Sports Correspondent: Left-arm spinner Nazmul Islam Apu got 25 stitches on his bowling hand due to an injury he suffered while trying to stop a ball off his own bowling during the third and final T20I against West Indies at Lauderhill on Monday.

World Cup oldest player retires

Sports Desk: Egypt legend Essam El-Hadary has retired from international football.

Shakib, Tamim move up in ICC rankings

Sports Desk: Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, and Tamim Iqbal moved up eight spots to No.45 and six places to No.39 respectively on the table for batsmen.