Dhaka: 12:19 AM, Mon, 26 Aug, 2019

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.

‘ICC working towards cricket in 2028 LA Olympics’

Sports Desk: Cricket is in line to be included in the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, MCC World Cricket Committee chairman Mike Gatting has said following an address by the ICC's new chief executive Manu Sawhney at Lord's this week.

PSG can't be same without Neymar, says Mbappe

Sports Desk: Kylian Mbappe and Marquinhos were asked about wantaway team-mate Neymar following Sunday’s 3-0 win over Nimes.

Tamim seeks rest from home series

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has requested for some rest from cricket as Bangladesh is set to play a Test match against Afghanistan and a tri-nation T20 series against Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

Rain forces abandonment after Chris Gayle flop show

Sports Desk: Rain played spoilsport from start to an early finish in the first ODI between West Indies and India with the umpires finally deciding to call the match off after 13 overs in the first innings, bringing an end to the players and fans' agony in Guyana on Thursday.

Amla retires from international cricket

Sports Desk: Proteas star batsman Hashim Amla on Thursday called time on one of the great international careers of the modern era when he announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket.

Hesson, Flower, Farbrace in shortlist for Tigers head coach

Sports Desk: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has made a shortlist containing 5 members which prefer Mike Hesson to be the senior team coach of Bangladesh cricket team.

Kohli, Pant help India to whitewash West Indies

Sports Desk: India have begun their preparations to next year's T20 World Cup with an emphatic 3-0 whitewash of the West Indies in a 3-match T20I series.