Friday, 21 Jan, 2022

Sports

Bashundhara Cup Golf Tournament-2022 begins at BGCC 

The two-day 'Bashundhara Cup Golf Tournament-2022' kicked off at Bhatiary Golf and Country Club (BGCC) in Chattogram on Friday morning (Jan 21).  Country's leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group's concern Bashundhara Bitumen is sponsoring the event. 

Shakib, Mushfiq, Mustafiz in ICC ODI Team of the Year

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced the ODI Team of the Year 2021, naming three of Bangladeshi players in the squad. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim and left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman got a place in the ICC ODI Team.

Egypt reach last 16 with win over Sudan

Egypt edged past Sudan to finish second in Group D and qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. Mohamed Abdelmonem scored the game's only goal, heading home Abdallah El Said's corner for the Pharaohs in the 35th minute. Sudan offered little with Egypt going

Rashford on target as Man Utd win at Brentford 

Manchester United recovered after being rescued by the heroics of goalkeeper David de Gea to run out comfortable winners at Brentford. Ralf Rangnick's side survived a torrid opening 45 minutes, when their performance was laced heavily with mediocrity - as De Gea made key saves from

Sania Mirza to retire after 2022 season

Former Wimbledon doubles champion Sania Mirza, one of India's most celebrated sports stars, has announced she will retire from tennis after 2022. Mirza's comments came after her first-round loss in the women's doubles in the Australian Open, reports said. "I've

Brighton further damage Chelsea's fading title hopes 

Brighton provided another huge blow to Chelsea's dwindling hopes of winning this season's Premier League title by coming from behind to claim a well-deserved draw at the Amex Stadium. Adam Webster found all the space he needed to head in from a corner in the second half and

Nadal beats Hanfmann to reach Australian Open third round

Rafael Nadal eased past qualifier Yannick Hanfmann to reach the third round of the Australian Open. Sixth seed Nadal, bidding for a men's record 21st Grand Slam title, beat Germany's Hanfmann 6-2 6-3 6-4. Hanfmann saved four match points, including two on the Spaniard's

Alexia Putellas wins best Fifa women's award 

Barcelona's Alexia Putellas has been named the Best Fifa Women's Player of the Year and Chelsea boss Emma Hayes has won Women's Coach of the Year. Spain midfielder Putellas, 27, now holds both of the highest individual awards in world football, having won the Ballon

Lewandowski wins Best Fifa of the Year award

Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski was named 2021 Best Fifa Men's Player of the Year, while Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo landed the special award. Lewandowski, 33, claimed the prize for the second consecutive year after scoring 69 goals. He won

Ireland stun West Indies in 3rd ODI to clinch historic series

Set a modest target of 213 to win in 50 overs, the tourists survived a dramatic late batting collapse after McBrine (59) and Tector (52) had patiently scored their half-tons, to secure a famous series win. Ireland lost four late wickets after being 190/4 and seemingly cruising to their

Nadal begins bid for 21st Grand Slam with win over Marcos Giron

Rafael Nadal began his bid for a men's record 21st Grand Slam title with victory over Marcos Giron in the Australian Open first round. Sixth seed Nadal, the only former Melbourne champion left in the men's draw, beat American Giron 6-1 6-4 6-2. The Spaniard is making his

Australia win fifth Test, seal 4-0 Ashes victory

England's miserable Ashes tour ended with one last calamitous batting failure as Australia surged to a 146-run victory in the final Test to claim a 4-0 series win. Set 271 to win, England reached 68-0 but then lost all 10 wickets for the addition of another 56 runs in Hobart.

Australia court rules Novak Djokovic to be deported

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his chance to defend his Australian Open title after an Australian court upheld a government deportation order on Sunday. Three Federal Court judges sided with a decision made on Friday by the immigration minister to cancel the 34-year-old

Lewandowski scores his 300th Bundesliga goal

Robert Lewandowski scored his 300th Bundesliga goal as Bayern Munich netted for a record-breaking 66th consecutive league game to beat Koln. The Poland striker gave Bayern an early lead, with Corentin Tolisso adding a second before the break. Lewandowski made it 3-0 before

Mbappe on target as PSG beat Brest 

Paris St-Germain returned to winning ways with Kylian Mbappe on target in a victory over Brest that takes them 11 points clear at the top of Ligue 1. PSG were without other stars including Lionel Messi and Neymar, but were still too good for their opponents. Mbappe fired in the

Tigers return home after historic New Zealand tour

Bangladesh national cricket team returned to Dhaka on Saturday (Jan 15) after a historic tour where they secured their first Test victory over New Zealand. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka around 5:00 pm. Bangladesh however drew the two-match

Djokovic detained ahead of deportation appeal

Novak Djokovic has been detained in Australia ahead of a court hearing that will determine whether the unvaccinated tennis star can stay in the country. The Serbian faces deportation after his visa was cancelled for a second time, with the government labelling the 34-year-old a threat

Djokovic in Australian Open draw despite visa uncertainty

Novak Djokovic has been drawn to play in the Australian Open despite ongoing uncertainty over whether his visa will be cancelled again by the government. The world number one men's player will defend his title against fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round. However,

Bangladesh bowling coach Gibson set to quit

Ottis Gibson has decided not to renew his contract as first balling coach of Bangladesh after finishing his two-year stint on January 20. Bangladesh Cricket Board cricket operation chairman Jalal Yunus has confirmed the matter. Gibson, however, set to join Multan Sultans in the

Chelsea make light work of Spurs to reach EFL Cup final

Chelsea eased into the Carabao Cup final as they closed out a comfortable semi-final win over Tottenham. Spurs never seriously threatened to overturn Chelsea's two-goal first-leg advantage and Antonio Rudiger's bundled finish from Mason Mount's corner after 18 minutes