Lemos still proud of Abahani

Portuguese coach Mario Lemos is still proud of Abahani although they failed to make it to the AFC Cup inter-zone final play-off following an 5-4 defeat on aggregate at the hands of North Korea’s April 25 SC. The Sky Blues...

Van Dijk tops CR7 and Messi

Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk won the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award on Thursday, edging out Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, while Lucy Bronze took the women’s prize. Dutchman Van Dijk starred as Liverpool won their sixth European...

Valverde awaits Neymar relief and Messi return

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted he cannot wait for speculation about Neymar to end when the transfer window closes on Monday. Valverde also confirmed that Lionel Messi will not recover from his calf injury in time to face Osasuna...

‘Best and worst day’ now in past, focus on World T20 – Guptill

New Zealand's Martin Guptill went through "the best and worst day" of his career during last month's Cricket World Cup final against England but the opening batsman's focus has now firmly shifted to the World Twenty20 in Australia next...

Afghanistan arrive in Bangladesh for the one-off Test

Rashid Khan led Afghanistan arrived at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram at noon today. Afghanistan team, who arrived at the Dhaka airport at 9:30 am, left for Chattogram at 11:30 am. Afghanistan will be playing a one-off Test against...

Anderson out of the rest of the Ashes

England star James Anderson has been ruled out of the remainder of the Ashes series with a calf injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Friday. Anderson, England's all-time leading wicket-taker, has not bowled in the series since breaking down with...

Bangladesh women’s team to tour Pakistan

Bangladesh women’s cricket team is set to tour Pakistan for the second time in four years to play three T20Is and two ODIs against Pakistan at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium from October 26 to November 4, Pakistan Cricket Board announced...

Data analysis model compares Messi and Ronaldo

A programme developed by the The University of Leuven and SciSports has finally answered the most commonly asked question in football -- Who is better between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo? The program called Vauling Actions by Estimating Probabilites analysed...

Abahani win seven-goal thriller

Despite the absence of a couple of key players, Bangladesh Premier League champions Abahani overcame a late onslaught from visitors April 25 SC of North Korea in the first leg playoff of AFC Cup’s inter-zone semifinal to win 4-3...

Sanjay lights up logo unveiling

The logo of the Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open was unveiled through a colourful ceremony at the Kurmitola Golf Club yesterday, where Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt reminisced fond memories about Bangladesh and the Bangabandhu family. The 59-year-old star of the silver...