Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Sports

Jesus hits four to send Man City four points clear

Gabriel Jesus scored four goals and made a fifth as Manchester City thrashed Watford to move four points clear at the top of the Premier League. With a month of the season to go, City know they will be champions if they win all their remaining league games and they will hope for more

PSG win 10th title but angry fans leave early 

Paris St-Germain confirmed a record-equalling 10th French title with four games to spare despite being held by 10-man Lens - but fans left early to celebrate outside the stadium without the players. Lionel Messi's stunning curled strike looked set to seal victory in style for the

Bayern seal 10th straight Bundesliga title 

Bayern Munich secured a 10th consecutive Bundesliga title by easing to victory over second-placed Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker. Julian Nagelsmann's side have once again dominated domestic rivals this season and this win opened a 12-point lead at the top with three games left.

IPL 2022: Jos Buttler hits 3rd ton for Rajasthan Royals

England's Jos Buttler continued his incredible form at this year's Indian Premier League with 116 from 65 balls - his third century of the season. He becomes only the second player to make three tons in an IPL season after Virat Kohli, who hit four in 2016. It is also the

Barcelona women thrash Wolfsburg and set crowd record 

Barcelona put five past Wolfsburg in the first leg of their Women's Champions League semi-final in front of a record 91,648 crowd at the Nou Camp. The Spanish champions, who won the treble last season, went 2-0 up within 10 minutes thanks to goals from Aitana Bonmati and Caroline

Russian & Belarusian players banned from Wimbledon 2022

Russian and Belarusian players will not be allowed to compete at Wimbledon this year because of the invasion of Ukraine. Men's world number two Daniil Medvedev of Russia and women's world number four Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus are the highest-ranked players to be affected.

PSG make to wait for title after Marseille rally 

Paris St-Germain were made to wait for their eighth French title in 10 years after closest rivals Marseille fought back to beat Nantes. PSG, without Lionel Messi and Neymar, knew they would clinch the title if they bettered Marseille's result. First-half goals from Kylian Mbappe

Real Madrid close on title despite Benzema penalty misses 

Real Madrid need just four points to secure a 35th La Liga title after an eventful victory at Osasuna, which was achieved despite Karim Benzema missing two penalties inside 10 second-half minutes. David Alaba gave Madrid the lead before Ante Budimir hit back for Osasuna. Marco

Ashleigh Barty to play in golf exhibition series

Former world number one Ashleigh Barty has fuelled speculation she may attempt a top-level career in a third sport by signing up to for a golf exhibition. The 25-year-old, who announced her shock retirement from tennis in March, will play in the Icons Series in July. Manchester City

Salah scores twice as Liverpool outclass Man Utd

Liverpool outclassed a desperate Manchester United in an embarrassingly one-sided affair at Anfield to go top of the Premier League. Manchester City can regain their place at the summit against Brighton on Wednesday but this was another thrilling reminder of how Jurgen Klopp's team

Cricketer Mosharraf Hossain Rubel passes away 

Former Bangladesh national team cricketer Mosharraf Hossain Rubel, who had been battling a brain tumour, breathed his last on Tuesday. He was 40. The cricketer breathed his last while undergoing treatment at United Hospital this afternoon.  Left-arm spinner Rubel was

Ronaldo, partner Georgina Rodriguez announce death of baby boy

Manchester United footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and partner Georgina Rodriguez have announced the death of their baby boy, saying it is the "greatest pain that any parents can feel". The Portugal international, 37, and Rodriguez, 28, were expecting twins. Their baby girl

Acid Test For Bangladesh Against Series in Home Series

A much better prepared Sri Lanka would take on a bruised and battered Bangladesh team on tour for a very important two matches test series next month.  Bangladesh after achieving historic first ODI series win 2-1 against a full-strength South Africa got humiliated badly in two

Barcelona suffer shock loss to Cadiz 

Barcelona suffered a shock home La Liga defeat by relegation-threatened Cadiz to leave leaders Real Madrid closer to clinching the Spanish title. The visitors began the day in the bottom three but Lucas Perez poked in from close range just after half-time to boost their survival

PSG beat Marseille to edge towards French title 

Paris St-Germain remain on course for a record-equalling 10th French title after hanging on for victory over bitter rivals Marseille. Neymar's early opener for PSG was cancelled out as Duje Caleta-Car bundled the ball in from a corner. And Kylian Mbappe's penalty in

Benzema scores as Real stage stunning comeback 

Karim Benzema scored a late winner as Real Madrid fought back from two goals down to beat Sevilla and close in on the La Liga title. The hosts stunned Real in the first half through Ivan Rakitic's free-kick and Erik Lamela's close-range strike. The visitors pulled one back

Chelsea beat Palace to set up Liverpool cup final 

Chelsea set up a second Wembley meeting with Liverpool this season as they overcame Crystal Palace's stubborn resistance to reach the FA Cup final. Liverpool won the Carabao Cup final on penalties in February but Chelsea will have the chance for revenge as second-half goals from

Brazilian midfielder Miguel Figueira joins Bashundhara Kings

Bangladesh Premier League champions Bashundhara Kings brought a 21-year-old Brazilian youngster Miguel Figueira Damasceno to their fold for the upcoming campaigns in AFC Cup and Bangladesh Premier League second phase. The midfielder arrived in Dhaka and completed signing formalities on

Liverpool beat Man City to reach FA Cup final 

Liverpool survived a late scare to remain on course for a historic quadruple as they reached the FA Cup final with victory over Manchester City at Wembley. If last Sunday's Premier League meeting between the clubs was a classic, this semi-final was effectively decided in a

Man Utd 3-2 Norwich: Ronaldo hat-trick rescues hosts

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Manchester United claimed a 3-2 win over Norwich on Saturday to take advantage of defeats for Arsenal and Tottenham in the race for a place in next season's Champions League. Spurs' winning run was brought to an abrupt halt by a 1-0 home