Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Sports

Man Utd earn morale-boosting win over Brentford

Manchester United recorded the biggest win of Ralf Rangnick's reign in his final home match as interim boss as Brentford were beaten at Old Trafford. A brilliant opener from Bruno Fernandes was followed by a second-half penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo and Raphael Varane's first

'Big teams win ugly' - Arsenal back into top four 

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said it was the sign of a big team to be able to win ugly as the Gunners beat West Ham at London Stadium to reclaim fourth spot in the Premier League. The Gunners knew only a win would lift them back into the Champions League places after Tottenham beat

Depay scores as Barcelona beat Mallorca 

Barcelona held on to beat Mallorca in La Liga to end a run of three home defeats in a row in all competitions. Never have Barca lost four successive games at the Nou Camp, and goals from Memphis Depay and Sergio Busquets ensured history would not be made. Depay lashed in a superb

Ancelotti completes 'Grand Slam' as Real win title 

Carlo Ancelotti became the first manager to win the league in all five of Europe's major leagues as Real Madrid beat Espanyol to win La Liga. Two goals from Rodrygo and strikes from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema confirmed Real's 35th Spanish title. They are 17 points clear

Taylor beats Serrano in historic NY fight

Katie Taylor edged Amanda Serrano on points with a split-decision victory in an instant classic at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Irishwoman retained her undisputed lightweight title in a fight brimming with action, heart and excellence. Two of the three judges saw it for

PSG held by Strasbourg despite Mbappe double

Kylian Mbappe scored a brace as newly-crowned Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain were held to a 3-3 draw at Strasbourg in a spectacular encounter on Friday. PSG, who claimed a record-equalling 10th top-flight title last weekend, had to share the points after Anthony Caci's

Boris Becker jailed over bankruptcy

Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has been jailed for two and a half years for hiding £2.5m worth of assets and loans to avoid paying debts. The 54-year-old six-time Grand Slam champion was found guilty of four charges under the Insolvency Act. The case centred on

Inter howler gives AC Milan control of title race

Inter Milan missed the chance to go top of Serie A as a goalkeeping howler gifted Bologna victory - and put AC Milan in control of the title race. Milan are two points clear at the top with four games to go. Ivan Perisic put defending champions Inter ahead from 20 yards before Marco

Liverpool take control of Champions League semi 

Liverpool took a giant stride towards another Champions League final with a commanding victory over Villarreal at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's quadruple-chasing Reds had to demonstrate patience to break down a Villarreal side well organised by European specialist Unai Emery.

Man City beat Real in astonishing first-led tie

Manchester City will take a slender Champions League semi-final advantage to the Bernabeu after winning a seven-goal first-leg classic against Real Madrid at Etihad Stadium. City delivered a magnificent display as they peppered Real's goal for long periods but Carlo Ancelotti's

Fila Philippines CEO found dead in Singapore

The chief executive officer and owner of the Philippines distributor for the South Korea-based sportswear firm Fila Holdings Corp., Cris Albert, was found dead in Singapore on April 23. Fila Philippines confirmed the death of the 52-year-old Filipino entrepreneur in a Facebook post

Graeme Smith cleared of racism

Former South Africa captain and director of cricket Graeme Smith has been cleared of racism allegations by two independent arbitrators. Smith, 41, was among several Cricket South Africa (CSA) employees implicated in "tentative findings" made by the Social Justice and Nation

Bangladesh Learned Nothing From South Africa Disaster

BCB management have announced 16 members squad for the first of the two matches test series against Sri Lanka set to commence on 15 May 2022. The series will be played under the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle, where Sri Lanka are currently placed fifth with a point percentage

Barcelona suffer 3rd home defeat in a row

Barcelona suffered a third home defeat in a row for the first time in a single season with a shock La Liga loss to Rayo Vallecano. Barca's defeat leaves Real Madrid on the brink of the title, with Carlo Ancelotti's side needing one point from five games to become champions.

Iga Swiatek wins Stuttgart Open to secure 4th consecutive title

Iga Swiatek won her fourth consecutive title and extended her winning run to 23 matches by beating Aryna Sabalenka in the Stuttgart Open final. The Polish world number one won 6-2 6-2 against her fourth-ranked opponent. It means Swiatek adds the clay-court title to wins in Doha,

Novak Djokovic loses to Andrey Rublev in Serbia Open final

The world No 1, Novak Djokovic, remains without an ATP Tour title this season after losing against Russia’s Andrey Rublev in the Serbia Open final. Djokovic fought back from a set down for the fourth time this week in front of his home fans in Belgrade, but ran out of steam in

Liverpool beats Everton 2-0 in derby, quad bid still alive

  Sports Desk Liverpool’s 2-0 victory in a frantic 240th Merseyside derby on Sunday kept its quadruple bid on track while pushing Everton slightly closer to a first relegation in 71 years. Andrew Robertson’s second goal of the season produced the vital

BPL: Bashundhara Kings beat Swadhinata KS in 2nd leg opener

Bashundhara Kings defeated Swadhinata Krira Sangha by 2-0 goals in their opening match of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League football second phase, powered by Bashundhara Group at the Muktijuddho Smriti Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday. Kings’ newly signed Brazilian sensation

Bangladesh announces squad for Sri Lanka Test series

Bangladesh on Sunday (April 24) announced the squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka.  Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal are in the 15-member team led by Mominul Haque while Sadman Islam has been dropped.  Besides, Pacer Shariful Islam will join the

Bangladesh Strategy Against Sri Lanka 

SrI Lanka has announced a balanced 18-member squad for two matches test series against Bangladesh scheduled to start at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Cricket Stadium (ZACS) Chattogram on 21 May 2022. The other test would be played at Sher e Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) Dhaka from 29