Thursday, 23 Mar, 2023

Sports

Atiqur Rahman made member and secretary of Swedish Cricket Board

Atiqur Rahman became the board member and Secretary of the Swedish Cricket Board (Svenska cricketförbundet) (www.cricket.se) for 2023 and 2024. There was a yearly meeting in Stockholm on last 19th March 2023 where 61 members were present, and they have elected board members as

SAFF U-17 Women Championship: Russia beat Bangladesh 3-0

Bangladesh suffered a 0-3 goal defeat to strong Russia in their second match of SAFF U-17 Women's Championship today (March 22) at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur. Russia, who are featuring in the tournament for the first time

Mesut Ozil announces immediate retirement from football

Germany World Cup winner Mesut Ozil has announced his immediate retirement from football. The 34-year-old has decided to call time on a glittering playing career which saw him play for several of European football's biggest sides. He began his career at Schalke before heading to

2023 ICC World Cup likely to start on October 5

The ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023 is likely to start on October 5 and end on November 19, a report said on Tuesday. A total of twelve venues have been selected for the marquee event, with the final scheduled to be played in Ahmedabad. A total of 48 matches will be played in 46 days.

Mbappe named new captain of France national team

Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has been named as the new captain of the France national team. He succeeds Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who retired from international football in January. Mbappe, 24, has 66 caps for France since making his senior debut in 2017.

SAFF U-17 Women's Championship: Bangladesh face Russia tomorrow

Bangladesh is set to face Russia in their second match of SAFF U-17 Women's Championship tomorrow (Wednesday).  The match will kick off at 3.15 pm at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur area. Russia, who are set to feature

Afif, Shoriful removed from 3rd ODI against Ireland

Afif Hossain and Shoriful Islam were removed from the third and final one-day International against visiting Ireland, which will be held on Thursday at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.   They will now head to Dhaka to play the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) for their

Bangabandhu Cup Kabaddi: Bangladesh clinch hat-trick champions

Bangladesh won the prestigious Bangabandhu Cup  Int'l Kabaddi tournament's title beating Chinese Taipei by 42-28 points in  the final held today (Mar 21) at Shahhed Noor Hossain National Volleyball Stadium in the city.  The winners led the first half by 20-14

Danny Lee wins first event since 2015 with $4m LIV victory 

New Zealand's Danny Lee won a four-man play-off at LIV Golf's Tucson event for his first tournament victory in eight years and $4m (£3.2m) prize money. Lee, 32, who joined the Saudi Arabian-funded tour last month, had last won at the 2015 PGA Tour Greenbrier Classic. A

Alcaraz beats Medvedev in Indian Wells final, returns to world no. 1

Carlos Alcaraz breezed past Daniil Medvedev to win the Indian Wells title and return to world number one. Spaniard Alcaraz, 19, needed only one hour 11 minutes to seal a 6-3 6-2 win that took him above Novak Djokovic at the top of the ATP rankings. It is the US Open champion's

Premier League: Arsenal & Man City - who will win?

The Premier League title race is building up to a dramatic finale as we enter the final two months of the campaign. Arsenal extended their lead at the top to eight points by thrashing Crystal Palace 4-1 on Sunday and have 10 games left as they look to end their 19-year wait for a

Bangladesh-Ireland ODI washed out after record innings

The second one-day international between Bangladesh and Ireland was called off due to rain in Sylhet on Monday after the home side posted their highest-ever ODI total. The rain prevented Ireland from starting their innings after the hosts reached 349-6 thanks to Mushfiqur Rahim's

Mushfiq ton helps Tigers post record 349 against Ireland

Bangladesh scored their highest ever 349 for six against Ireland in the second match of the three-match ODI series in Sylhet on Monday. Mushfiqur Rahim scored fastest ODI hundred for Bangladesh hammering 14 fours and two sixes (100 off 60 balls). Bangladesh 349-6, 50 overs (Shanto

Ireland win toss, send Bangladesh to bat first

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and send Bangladesh to bat first in the second match of the three-match series at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday (March 20). Bangladesh won the first match with quite ease and if their recent form and strength are

PSG's long unbeaten run at home ended by Rennes

Paris St-Germain fell to their first Ligue 1 home defeat since April 2021 as Rennes completed a league double over the runaway leaders. The visitors scored either side of half-time with Karl Toko Ekambi firing them in front before Arnaud Kalimuendo added a second three minutes after

Indian Wells: Rybakina beats Sabalenka to win women's title

Elena Rybakina avenged her defeat in the Australian Open final by beating Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets to win the Indian Wells title. After a 78-minute opening set, Kazakhstan's Wimbledon champion Rybakina went on to win 7-6 (13-11) 6-4 for her maiden WTA 1000 triumph. It

Barca snatch El Clasico win over Real

Franck Kessie scored a dramatic late winner as Barcelona beat Real Madrid to move 12 points clear in La Liga. Real went ahead in El Clasico against the run of play as Vinicius Jr's cross was headed into his own net by Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo. Barca equalised just before

Tigers eying ODI series win over Ireland

Bangladesh are eyeing another series win shortly as they will take on visiting Ireland in the second ODI of the three-match series at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet today. The match will start at 2:00pm (BST) and will be telecast live on T Sports. Bangladesh won

Bangladesh's Hakim, Diya win gold in Asia Cup Archery

Hakim Ahmed Rubel and Diya Siddiqui won gold medal for Bangladesh in the recurve mixed team event of the 2023 Asia Cup World Ranking Tournament, Stage-1 in Chinese Taipei on Sunday (March 19). Hakim and Diya beat their Kazakhstan opponents by 5-3 sets in the final of recurve mixed team

Haaland hits FA Cup hat-trick as Man City rout Burnley 

Erling Haaland scored his second hat-trick in five days as Manchester City cruised into the FA Cup semi-finals by hammering Championship leaders Burnley at Etihad Stadium. Haaland followed his five-goal haul against RB Leipzig in the Champions League by claiming another three to take