Friday, February 23, 2018

FIFA lifts ban on 2026 World Cup voters publicly backing bid

Sports Desk: FIFA has lifted a ban on voters publicly endorsing a 2026 World Cup bid. Soccer's governing body last month ordered officials not to openly...

Australia beats New Zealand by 19 runs in Tri-Series final

Sports Desk : Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar took 3-27 to lead Australia to a 19-run win over New Zealand on Wednesday under the Duckworth-Lewis system...

Messi scores vs Chelsea at 9th attempt to give Barca CL draw

Sports Desk: Lionel Messi finally managed one of the few things he had yet to achieve in football. At his ninth attempt, the five-time world player...

Abahani maintain all-win run in Premier Cricket

Sports Desk: Dhaka Abahani Limited maintained their solo lead in the 12-team Walton Dhaka Metropolis Premier Division Cricket League with all-win run beating Legends of...

Mane scores hat trick as Liverpool routs Porto 5-0

Sports Desk: Liverpool put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-0 away rout of Porto in the first leg of their last-16...

White wins America’s 100th Winter Olympics gold

Sports Desk: Snowboarder Shaun White has won America's 100th Winter Olympic gold medal, throwing down a spectacular final run in the men's halfpipe. The United States...

Ex-hockey player Sona Miah dies

Desk Report: Former national hockey player-cum-coach Abdur Razzak Sona Miah, also father of national hockey team captain Rasel Mahmud Jimi, passed away at his Lalbagh...

Injured Shakib to miss first T20I against Sri Lanka

Sports Desk: Bangladesh cricket Test and T20I sides skipper Shakib Al Hasan will remain out of the squad in the first match of a two-match...

Shakib becomes ACC ‘goodwill ambassador’

Sports Desk : All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has become an Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) goodwill ambassador to campaign against corruption. The signing ceremony was held at the...

Serena Williams returns, Fed Cup ‘start of a long process’

Sports Desk: Tennis fans anxiously awaiting Serena Williams' return to competitive tennis will have to wait one more day. Williams won't be playing in either of...