Sunday, 23 Jan, 2022

Sports

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

Real beat Barca to go through to Spanish Super Cup final

Real Madrid are through to the Spanish Super Cup final after beating rivals Barcelona in extra-time. Federico Valverde slotted in the winner after Ansu Fati's late equaliser forced extra time in Saudi Arabia. In a thrilling El Clasico clash, Real took the lead three times, with

Djokovic admits breaking isolation while Covid positive

Novak Djokovic has admitted breaching isolation rules after testing positive for Covid-19 last month, describing it as an "error of judgement". In an Instagram post on Wednesday, the Serbian admitted meeting a journalist for an interview two days after he tested positive on

Black Caps Crush Bengal Tigers Despite Liton's Century

New Zealand VS Bangladesh Test Series 2nd Test Played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch Scorecard New Zealand 1st Innings 521/6 (Tom Latham 252, Devon Conway 109, Tom Blundell 57*, Will Young 54, Shoriful Islam 2/79, Ebadat Hossain 2/143,Mominul 1/34) Bangladesh1st Innings 126 All Out

Man Utd into FA Cup 4th round as Villa have 2 goals disallowed 

Manchester United booked an FA Cup fourth-round meeting with Middlesbrough as Scott McTominay's eighth-minute header proved enough to beat Aston Villa at Old Trafford. McTominay was allowed to run unchallenged to the edge of the Villa six-yard box, where he met Fred's perfectly

Djokovic saga damaging, says tennis governing body

The controversy over Novak Djokovic's Australian visa application has been "damaging on all fronts", the men's professional tennis tour has said. The ATP also called for more clarity of the rules to enter Australia and urged players to get vaccinated. Djokovic left

New Zealand beat Bangladesh to level Test series 

New Zealand beat Bangladesh by an innings and 117 runs inside three days to level the two-test series 1-1 at Christchurch's Hagley Oval on January 11. Bangladesh, made to follow on after being bundled out for 126 in reply to New Zealand's first innings total of 521-6 declared,

Ligue 1 leaders PSG battle back for point at Lyon

Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain fought back from a goal down to earn a hard-fought point at Lyon. The hosts held their lead, courtesy of Lucas Paqueta's seventh-minute strike, for 69 minutes until substitute Thilo Kehrer equalised. Kylian Mbappe hit the post in each half with

Latham, Boult, Southee Push Bangladesh To The Brink

Bangladesh VS New Zealand Test Series  2nd Test Played at Hagley Oval, Chrischurch (Jan 9-13 ,2022)  Scorecard at Stumps on Day-2 New Zealand 1st Innings 521/6  (Tom Latham 252 , Devon Conway 109 , Tom Blundell 57* ,Will  Young 54, Shoriful Islam 2/79, Ebadat

Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

Novak Djokovic has won his challenge to the Australian government's visa revocation and is set be released from immigration detention immediately. Judge Anthony Kelly has ordered the decision of delegate to cancel Djokovic's be quashed, saying the cancellation "was

Bangladesh On The Back Foot At Sumps Day-1

Bangladesh VS New Zealand Test Series  2nd Test Played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, January 9-13 ,2022. Scorecard at Stumps Day One: New Zealand 1st Innings 349/1 (Tom Latham 186 *, Devon Conway 99*)  New Zealand trailing surprisingly (0-1) to Bangladesh in the two matches

Fascinating End Of An Absorbing Ashes Test

Ashes Series 2021-2022  Australia VS England  4th Test Played at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), 5-9 January 2022  Australia 1st Innings 416/8 Declared (Usman Khawaja 137, Steve Smith 67, Marcus Harris 38, Mitchell Starc 34*, Stuart Broad 5/101) England 1st Innings 294 All

World Record: 4 Bangladeshis of TeamBDC cover 1670km in 48-hr

The four members of Bangladeshi cycling team -TeamBDC- sealed their names on the Guinness Book of World Record by covering 1670km in 48 hours. These four cyclists are- Dravid Alam, Tanvir Ahmed, Rakibul Islam and Md. Alauddin. However, none of them are professional cyclists.

Barcelona held by Granada as Alves plays first La Liga game since 2016

Dani Alves claimed an assist on his La Liga return but Barcelona missed the chance to move up to third in La Liga after being held by Granada. Antonio Puertas found the top corner in the 89th minute to salvage a point for the hosts. Right-back Alves, making his first La Liga

Real thrash Valencia to go 8 points clear at top of La Liga

Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points as they eased to a home win over Valencia. Carlo Ancelotti's side slowly took control of the game and led through a Karim Benzema penalty after Casemiro was fouled just before half-time. Valencia were angered

Covid infection gave Djokovic exemption -lawyers 

Tennis star Novak Djokovic had a vaccine exemption to enter Australia after a Covid infection on 16 December, his lawyers say in court documents. Djokovic was denied entry to Australia after landing in Melbourne this week to play in the Australian Open. The world's top ranked