• MPs-elect to take oath Thursday
  • Ershad to take oath as MP: Raushan
  • Gazette notification today
  • 2-day remand to quiz Mahbub, Milon
  • BNP not involved in minority assault: Mahbubur Rahman
  • Hunt down attackers of minorities: Nasim
  • Attacks on minorities could be suicidal: Obaidul Quader
  • Gibson-Khaleda meeting at 7:30pm
  • Hasina quits Rangpur-6 for by-polls
  • 60-hr hartal continues slackly on 3rd day
  • Army officer killed in Ivory Coast
  • Adilur, Elan indicted
  • Security for ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level examinees
  • 4 killed in Sylhet road crash
  • Pre-poll violence victim dies in Chittagong
  • Two Paribagh burn victims die
  • 78 Jamaat activists held in Bogra
  • Train communications resume in Kishoreganj
  • Expat killed in NY, suspect held
  • Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai
  • More smokers worldwide now: study
  • Australian paceman and man of the series Mitchell Johnson walks through fans that had gathered to celebrate the team’s victory over England in the Ashes Test series at the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday. — AFP photo

  • Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim bats in the nets during a training session at the National Cricket Academy ground in Mirpur on Tuesday. — New Age photo

  • Abahani Limited’s Hasan Zubayer Niloy scores the first of his two goals against Dhaka Wanderers Club at the Maulana Bhasani hockey stadium on Tuesday. – New Age photo

  • Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (L) celebrates one of his two goals against Celta Vigo during their La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday. — AFP photo

  • Marc-Andre ter Stegen

  • Arsenal’s Theo Walcott shows his agony as he is injured during their FA Cup match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates stadium in London on January 4, 2014. — Reuters photo

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SL says ‘no’ to Sylhet

Sylhet could be dropped from the itinerary of the Sri Lankan cricket team’s tour of Bangladesh as the Sri Lankan High Commission in Dhaka has some strong reservations about the security situation in the city, Bangladesh... Full story

‘Isolated’ PCB in dilemma over Asia Cup, World T20

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) top officials are not getting support from any of their counterparts as they seek a change in venue for the Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 due to security apprehensions in Bangladesh, reports... Full story

Thousands greet Ashes winners at Opera House

Australian paceman and man of the series Mitchell Johnson walks through fans that had gathered to celebrate the team’s victory over England in the Ashes Test series at the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday. — AFP photo
Thousands of fans packed the Sydney Opera House to greet Australia’s victorious Ashes team Tuesday, with coach Darren Lehmann hailing their aggressive style of cricket. Michael Clarke’s Australians... Full story

BCL will help Test prep, says Mushfiq

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim bats in the nets during a training session at the National Cricket Academy ground in Mirpur on Tuesday. — New Age photo
Bangladesh need to adjust to the longer-version of cricket during the forthcoming Bangladesh Cricket League in order to prepare for the home series against Sri Lanka, national skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said on Tuesday. Full story

Mohammedan encounter ugly fracas

The Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited footballers faced an unwanted situation on Tuesday when they tried to enter the Arambagh field to do their regular practice without taking permission from the Bangladesh Football Federation. Full story

Pietersen eager to regain Ashes

Kevin Pietersen has insisted he has no intention of retiring and is determined to help England regain the Ashes next year. Pietersen’s future has been under the spotlight during England’s recent 5-0 Ashes series... Full story

Dressing room agendas cost England, says Tufnell

Dressing room disharmony was a major factor in England’s 5-0 Ashes drubbing in Australia, according to former Test spin bowler Phil Tufnell. England produced five sorry performances in only the third... Full story

Abahani thump Wanderers 8-0

Abahani Limited’s Hasan Zubayer Niloy scores the first of his two goals against Dhaka Wanderers Club at the Maulana Bhasani hockey stadium on Tuesday. – New Age photo
Abahani Limited swept past Dhaka Wanderers Club 8-0 in the opening game of the UCB Club Cup hockey tournament at the Maulana Bhasani hockey stadium on Tuesday. The Sky Blue outfit... Full story

Johnson scores 23 in Nets win

Joe Johnson broke out of a slump with 23 points against his former team as the Brooklyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-86 on Monday for their third straight victory. Elsewhere in the NBA, the... Full story

Ronaldo keeps Real in hunt

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (L) celebrates one of his two goals against Celta Vigo during their La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday. — AFP photo
Real Madrid moved back to within five points of La Liga co-leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid with a hard-fought 3-0 win at home to Celta Vigo on Monday. Karim Benzema opened the scoring before... Full story

Kaka 101 not out as Milan romp

Brazilian forward Kaka boosted his World Cup hopes by scoring his 100th and 101st goals for AC Milan in a welcome 3-0 win over Atalanta at the San Siro on Monday. Kaka is one of several Europe-based stars hoping... Full story

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Ter Stegen tipped to replace Valdes

Marc-Andre ter Stegen
Borussia Moenchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl has hinted Marc-Andre ter Stegen will replace Victor Valdes at Barcelona at the end of the season after the Germany goalkeeper rejected a contract extension. The 21-year-old, who has been... Full story

Di Natale to retire at end of season

Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale said he will retire at the end of the season, bringing an end to a career which has seen him top Serie A’s scoring charts on two occasions. In their first league outing of 2014, Udinese... Full story

Walcott out of World Cup

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott shows his agony as he is injured during their FA Cup match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates stadium in London on  January 4, 2014. — Reuters photo
England forward Theo Walcott will miss this year’s World Cup in Brazil after being ruled out for at least six months with a knee injury, his club, Arsenal, said Monday. Walcott suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament of his... Full story

Ronaldo dedicates double to Eusebio

Cristiano Ronaldo dedicated his two goals in Real Madrid’s 3-0 win over Celta Vigo on Monday to Portuguese legend Eusebio, who died at the age of 71 on Sunday. Before the game at the Santiago Bernabeu a minute’s silence was... Full story

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Messi cleared to return to action Lionel Messi is expected to make his return from a hamstring injury when Barcelona host Getafe in the Copa del Rey today after being included in coach Gerardo Martino’s 18-man squad for the game. Full story


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