Tuesday, 06 Dec, 2022

Sports

World Cup 2022: Croatia beat Japan in penalties

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic was the hero, saving three penalties in the shootout, as Croatia edged past Japan after a 1-1 draw to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. Livakovic kept out the first two efforts before stopping Maya Yoshida's kick, then Mario Pasalic converted the

Bashundhara Kings clinch Independence Cup title 

Bashundhara Kings clinched the title of Bashundhara Group Independence Cup after beating Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra by 4-2 goals in penalty shootout in the exciting final match held today (Monday) at Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta Stadium in Cumilla. The match rolled into a tiebreaker

Bangladesh logs 26 Covid cases, one death in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Monday (Dec 5) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The official data showed a total of 29,435 people in the country have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Neymar returns for Brazil against South Korea

Neymar’s return for Brazil against South Korea in the last 16 of the World Cup remains a “possibility,” according to the team’s doctor. Paris St-Germain forward Neymar is in a race against time to recover from an ankle injury sustained in Brazil’s opening

England beat Senegal to face France in quarter-final

England will meet France in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday after an impressive demolition of Senegal at Al Bayt Stadium. Gareth Southgate's side survived a nervy opening in which goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made an outstanding save from Boulaye Dia to run out convincing

France cruise past Poland to book World Cup quarter-final spot

A goal for Olivier Giroud and two for Kylian Mbappe at the Al Thumama Stadium saw France beat Poland 3-1 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Qatar. France dominated the game on Sunday, which saw Giroud become France’s record highest goalscorer with 52 goals.

Bashundhara face Sheikh Russel tomorrow

Football fans are eagerly waiting for a contesting match when powerhouse Bashundhara Kings take on spirited Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra in the title-deciding final match of the Bashundhara Group Independence Cup.  The football match is scheduled to be held on Monday (Dec 5) at

Miraz helps Bangladesh clinch historic win over India

Magnificent batting by Mahidy Hasan Miraz in the 9th wicket partnership with Mustafizur Rahman brought an unbelievable victory for Bangladesh. As the right-handed batter scored an unbeaten 38 off 39 balls to safeguard Bangladesh to a thrilling one-wicket win over India.  The

Bangladesh send India to bat in 1st ODI 

Bangladesh won the toss and sent India to bat first in the opening match of the three-match one-day international series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday (December 4).  They, however, suffered a double blow before the series as their ODI skipper Tamim

Sports Icon Pele Says He's 'Strong, With a Lot of Hope'

Brazilian soccer legend Pele said on Saturday that he feels "strong, with a lot of hope" despite medical problems that have kept the 82-year-old sports icon in the hospital with a respiratory infection. Pele, widely regarded as the greatest soccer player of all time, was

Neymar trains ahead of Brazil's game in last 16 of World Cup

Neymar was back training on Saturday, doing drills with the ball and taking shots on goal only two days before Brazil's match against South Korea in the round of 16 of the World Cup. The good news for the five-time champions came the same day left back Alex Telles and forward

Messi scores, Argentina beats Australia 2-1 at World Cup

Lionel Messi marked his 1,000th professional game with his first goal in the knockout stage of a World Cup, leading Argentina into the quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over Australia on Saturday. With a flourish of his famous left foot in the 34th minute, Messi put Argentina ahead with his

U.S. eliminated from World Cup after 3-1 loss to Netherlands

The United States men's soccer team has been eliminated from the World Cup after a 3-1 loss to the Netherlands. It was a disappointing end for a rebuilt U.S. team hoping to advance past the round of 16 for the first time since 2002. Using the second-youngest squad in the

Bashundhara Kings maintain winning run in women's football

Holders Bashundhara Kings maintained their winning run in the Bashundhara Group Women's Football League when they blanked Barisal Football Academy by 5-0 goals in a match held today (Saturday) at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the city's Kamalapur.

Bangladesh players should get chance in IPL, says Rohit 

India captain Rohit Sharma said Bangladeshi cricketers should get a regular chance in Indian Premier League (IPL) as the country has now so many world-class players who could change the momentum of the game. He said: "I really hope that they get the chance. Because they are

South Korea enter World Cup final 16 after beating Portugal

Hwang Heechan’s 90th-minute winner has put South Korea through to the round of 16 at the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Portugal. Hwang made his strike after captain Son Heungmin sprinted the length of the pitch in possession to set up the goal at Qatar’s Education City

Messi set for 1,000th career game in Australia tie

Argentina forward Lionel Messi is set to make the 1,000th appearance of his career in Saturday's World Cup last-16 tie with Australia. He will win his 169th cap on top of 778 games for Barcelona and 53 matches for current side Paris St-Germain. If they lose it could be the final

Switzerland through after exciting win over Serbia 

Switzerland sealed their place in the World Cup last 16 following an entertaining five-goal victory over Serbia to round off the group stage. Switzerland, who knew a draw would be enough to qualify, took an early lead through former Stoke and Liverpool forward Xherdan Shaqiri.

Cameroon beat Brazil but knocked out of World Cup

Cameroon defeated a Brazil side resting a host of regulars but still saw their World Cup campaign ended after an entertaining encounter at Lusail Stadium. Vincent Aboubakar header the winner in stoppage time but his joy immediately turned to disappointment as he was given a second

Argentina coach Scaloni thanks Bangladesh fans

Argentine coach Lionel Scaloni has thanked fans from Bangladesh ahead of Round of 16 clash against Australia in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 match in Doha, Qatar. Scaloni, speaking ahead of the knockout match spoke high of fans around the world supporting Argentina and gave special