Bangladesh are focusing on their fielding and preparing for the short ball ahead of the second Test match against Sri Lanka after their shortcomings were exposed in the series opener, all-rounder Sakib al Hasan said on Sunday. Full story
Kumar Sangakkara expects things to be different this time around when his side takes on Bangladesh in the second Test in Chittagong on Tuesday after a surprisingly easy win in Dhaka, the veteran Sri Lankan batsman said on Sunday. Full story
Dhaka and Dhaka Metro registered handsome wins over Rangpur and Chittagong respectively in the first round of the 15th edition of the National Cricket League on Sunday.
The match between Khulna and Barisal ended in... Full story
Uncertainty over the Pakistan cricket team’s participation in the upcoming Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 still looms as the Pakistan Cricket Board has yet to convey its decision, Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said on Sunday. Full story
International Hockey Federation president Leandro Negre said that the proposed astro-turf installation at the Maulana Bhasani Stadium is close to being confirmed.
‘I had come here for two issues; one was... Full story
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Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino was lost for words after his side suffered their first league defeat at home in nearly two years as Valencia came from behind to win 3-2 at the Camp Nou on Saturday.
The Catalans had appeared... Full story
Manchester United manager David Moyes had no concerns about his side’s performance despite the champions suffering their eighth Premier League defeat of the season at Stoke City’s windswept Britannia Stadium. Full story
Manchester City’s status as Premier League title favourites will pass beneath an unforgiving microscope today when Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea travel north for a seismic clash at the Etihad Stadium.
City moved to the top of the table... Full story
Victor Anichebe came off the bench to rescue a point for West Bromwich Albion as they hit back to draw 1-1 with Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday.
Former Everton striker Anichebe capitalised on a mistake... Full story
Clarence Seedorf maintained his unbeaten start as AC Milan coach with an entertaining 1-1 Serie A draw against a flamboyant Torino at the San Siro on Saturday.
Milan came back from a poor start to... Full story
Chris Wondolowski strengthened his case for a spot in Jurgen Klinsmann’s World Cup squad Saturday, scoring two goals in the United States’ 2-0 friendly win over South Korea.
With some four months... Full story
Former Romania captain Cristian Chivu is to terminate his contract with Serie A side Inter Milan and retire from football for medical reasons, his agent Victor Becali told press agency Mediafax on Saturday.
The 33-year-old defender, who... Full story
How I nutmegged Moore— Tostao reminisces
Former Brazil great Tostao took a trip down memory lane as he recalled not only playing alongside Pele—but nutmegging Bobby Moore. These days, the 67-year-old star... Full story
England’s sorry tour of Australia finally ended with a whimper Sunday—a crushing 84-run defeat to give the hosts a clean sweep of the three-game Twenty20 series.
The Australians, with man-of-the-match... Full story
Usha KC and Abahani will look to take an edge into the Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League’s Super League when they meet at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today.
Both title contenders are... Full story
Scotland co-coach Paul Collingwood is adamant his side are not going to next year’s Cricket World Cup just to make up the numbers and believes they have the talent to cause upsets.
The Scots sneaked into the... Full story
John Wall scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half as the Washington Wizards took advantage of a rare off-game from hometown star Kevin Durant in a 96-81 win over the Thunder on Saturday that stopped Oklahoma City’s 10-game winning streak. Full story
Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that Twenty20 cricket has made the game more batsmen-centric and more needs to be done to maintain a balance between the bat and the ball. According to him, if this continues it could lead to the demise of the sport. Full story
Second-placed Bayer Leverkusen broke their three-match losing streak with a 2-1 win at home to VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Swiss striker Eren Derdiyok headed home Leverkusen’s winner six minutes from time. Full story
Bangladesh top-flight club Sheikh Jamal DC began their IFA Shield campaign with a 2-1 defeat against Indian side Kolkata Mohammedan SC at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Sunday.
Playing their opening match... Full story
Pakistan cricket star Umar Akmal was released on bail Sunday, a day after his arrest for violating traffic rules and scuffling with a policeman.
The 23-year-old was... Full story