Dhaka: 8:01 PM, Tue, 20 Aug, 2019

Coutinho leaves Barcelona

Sports Desk: Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich from Barcelona on a season-long loan with an option to make the move permanent next summer for €120million.

Shahzad suspended for a year

Sports Desk: Mohammad Shahzad, the Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman, cannot play "any form of cricket" for a year.

Domingo appointed as coach of Tigers

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed former South Africa coach Russell Domingo as the head coach of the Tigers.

Barcelona suffers defeat on opening day

Sports Desk: Champions Barcelona suffered a defeat on the opening day of the La Liga season after a sublime winner by Aritz Aduriz handed Athletic Bilbao victory.

BCB announces HP squad for ODI series

Sports Correspondent: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the 15-member high performance (HP) squad for the three-match one-day series against Sri Lanka Emerging Team, set to start from August 18.

Tim Southee equals Sachin's tally of sixes in Test

Sports Desk: Tim Southee's solitary six in the first innings of the Galle Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand helped him match Sachin Tendulkar's tally of sixes in the longest format of the game.

Conditioning camp to begin without Mashrafe, Tamim

Sports Correspondent: The conditioning camp of Bangladesh team will be started from Sunday ahead of the Test match against Afghanistan and the Tri-nation series.

Nominees revealed for UEFA player of the year awards

Sports Desk: UEFA has today announced the names of the nominees shortlisted for the 2018/19 UEFA Men's and Women’s Player of the Year Awards.

Barcelona will not risk Messi for La Liga opener

Sports Desk: Lionel Messi will not be risked for Barcelona’s opening La Liga game against Athletic Bilbao on Friday, according to his coach Ernesto Valverde.

England 258 all out in second Ashes Test

Sports Desk: England were dismissed for 258 by Australia in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s on Thursday.

Liverpool defeats Chelsea on penalties to win Super Cup

Sports Desk: Liverpool held its nerve to win the European Super Cup after defeating Chelsea on penalties in Istanbul on Wednesday.

Another Kohli century trumps Gayle fireworks

Sports Desk: Virat Kohli upstaged a rampant Chris Gayle as India defeated the West Indies by six wickets in the rain-affected third and final ODI in Trinidad.

Cricket to return to Commonwealth Games in 2022

Sports Desk: Cricket is set to make a reappearance at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) for the upcoming edition- Birmingham 2022 - with the top eight international women's teams from among countries that come under the Commonwealth ambit competing in the T20 format over eight days, with all matches taking place at Edgbaston.

Who is becoming India's head coach?

Sports Desk: The BCCI have shortlisted six candidates, including current men’s senior team head coach Ravi Shastri, who will be interviewed for the position of the next coach of the Indian cricket team in Mumbai on Friday (August 16).

Sneijder retires from football

Sports Desk: Former Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder has retired after a 17-year career.