PSG get tough with Neymar

French club Paris Saint-Germain said they would take “appropriate action” after Neymar failed to show up for pre-season training with the French champions. Neymar, the world’s most expensive player after moving to PSG for 222 million euros ($252 million) two...

Day Two, Session one wins it for Kiwis

The second morning, overcast conditions, two pacers steaming in, three slips and the ball talking up a storm as batsmen just try to survive. If fans of Test cricket were missing the sport’s most primal, stripped-bare format, Old Trafford...

Twenty five minutes of bad cricket cost us

India captain Virat Kohli admitted his side had paid the price for “45 minutes of bad cricket” as he looked back on the wreckage of his side’s stunning World Cup exit. Kohli’s team crashed to an unexpected 18-run defeat against...

Federer posts new Slam record

Eight-time Wimbledon singles champion Roger Federer posted yet more landmarks on Saturday as all the main contenders encountered few problems in reaching the last 16. Federer registered a record 350th win in Grand Slam matches in his 7-5, 6-2, 7-6...

Abahani win a 8-goal thriller

Abahani survived a late score against Brothers Union in a thrilling 5-3 win in their Bangladesh Premier League encounter at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday. With the 16th victory, the Sky Blues raised their points tally to 48 from 19...

Brazil end 12-year wait

Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus’s dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday. Jesus scored the decisive goal after a penalty from Peru captain Paolo Guerrero cancelled out Everton’s...

Tigers to become first team to tour Sri Lanka since attacks

Bangladesh will later this month become the first team to tour Sri Lanka since the deadly Easter attacks in which 258 people died, the cricket board said Monday. Bangladesh will play three One-Day Internationals on July 26, 28 and 31...

Bangladesh to tour Sri Lanka

Bangladesh will be back to business as usual shortly after their gruelling ICC Cricket World Cup journey in England as the Tigers are set to play three One Day Internationals on July 26, 28 and 31 at the Premadasa...

Angry Messi slams ‘Brazil fix’ after Copa red card

Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organisers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tempered third-place playoff at the Copa America on Saturday. The match was 34 minutes old when...

Shakib first player with 500 runs and 10 wickets in World Cup

Shakib Al Hasan became the first player in history to have scored 500 runs and scalp 10 wickets in one edition of World Cup. Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib was 24 runs shy off the 500-run mark in this World Cup....