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Ctg Abahani to play TC Sports of Maldives in opener

Dhaka – Hosts Chattogram Abahani Limited will play defending champions TC Sports Club of the Maldives in the opening match of the third edition of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament on Saturday at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram. The match will kick-off at 7pm. On Sunday, Kolkata Mohun Bagan Club will play Young Elephants FC of Laos ... Read More »

Bangladesh maintains all-win run beating Faroe Islands 3-1

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-16 Football team maintained the all-win record in the four-team UEFA Assist Under-16 Development Tournament beating European side Faroe Islands by 3-1 goals in their 2nd match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Friday. Hosts Bangladesh made good start in the league-basis meet beating Cambodia U-16 team by 2-0 goals in their first match while Faroe ... Read More »

Runners-up Bangladesh Football team return home Friday

Dhaka – Bangladesh Under-15 Women’s Football team, which finished runners-up in the four-team SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship 2019 in Bhutan, returned home on Friday. Bangladesh finished runners-up for the 2nd time in a row after conceding a 5-3 goals defeat against India in tie breaker in the final as the two teams ended in a goalless draw at the end ... Read More »

Saif Hassan hits double ton, Abu Hider bags 5 wickets

Dhaka- Dhaka Division’s right-handed top-order batsman Saif Hassan hit a double-century on Friday in the National Cricket League (NCL) against Rangpur Division at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. It was Saif’s career best. Meanwhile, Dhaka Metro’s pacer Abu Hider Rony took five wickets against Sylhet Division at Shahid Chandu Stadium in Bogura. Tier-1: Dhaka Division vs Rangpur Division: Resuming ... Read More »

BCB sacks two 1st Class coaches for not selecting leg-spinners

Dhaka — The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) took a stern step against two coaches at First Class level for not selecting leg-spinners in their respective playing XIs in the ongoing National Cricket League (NCL). BCB dismissed Rangpur Division coach Masud Parvez and Dhaka Division coach Zahangir Alam for not picking any leg-spinners in their playing XI in their second round ... Read More »

Malinga back to lead Sri Lanka for Australia T20s

Colombo (AP/UNB) — Lasith Malinga will return to lead Sri Lanka in a three-match Twenty20 cricket series against Australia but many players from the young team that performed well on the tour of Pakistan have retained their places. Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella were the other senior players included in a 16-man squad announced by Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read More »

Bangladesh Basketball team to fly for Singapore on Friday

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Basketball team will fly for Singapore on Friday (October 18) to play some preparatory matches with Singapore National team as well as to participate in training session under an experience coach there. Bangladesh team will tour Singapore as part of their preparation for the ensuing 13th South Asian Games scheduled to be held in Nepal during ... Read More »

Ready to do anything to save my career: Saifuddin

Dhaka – Bangladesh all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin who has long been suffering from a back injury has said he is up to make any change to his bowling action in order to save his career. The 22-year-old all-rounder played for Bangladesh last month in the tri-series also involving Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. However, he was not allowed to bowl more than four ... Read More »

BD squad for ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup announced

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced a 15-member Bangladesh squad for the ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup’ 2019 beginning in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Tuesday (October 22). Four teams – India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh –will compete in the week-long tournament. Shaila Sharmin will lead the Bangladesh team in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh will play ... Read More »

Bulgaria arrests 6 soccer fans following racist acts

Sofia, Oct 16 (AP/UNB) — Bulgarian police arrested six soccer fans Wednesday and identified 15 people linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes, during a European Championship qualifying match against England. Bulgarian fans also directed monkey noises at England’s black players during the match, which was halted twice in an effort to stop the racist abuse. England won the ... Read More »

Both Bangladeshi players lose their first matches

Dhaka – Both the Bangladeshi players lost their first round matches in the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships in Delhi on Tuesday. Swarnavo Choudhury of Bangladesh lost to FM Dobrovoljc Vid of Slovenia while WFM Noshin Anjum lost to WIM Aakanksha Hagawane of India in the first round games of the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships-2019, Open & Girls sections. ... Read More »

Shakib’s participation in NCL under doubt

Dhaka — The participation of Bangladesh Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan in the ongoing first class National Cricket League (NCL) is under doubt. After the tri-series T20 last month, Shakib went to West Indies to play the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and his CPL team Barbados Tridents lifted the trophy of the event for the second time. However, ... Read More »

Chattogram Abahani to play TC Sports of Maldives in opener

Dhaka – Hosts Chattogram Abahani Limited will play defending champions TC Sports Club of the Maldives in the opening match of the eight-team Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament beginning on Saturday (Oct 19) at the MA Aziz Stadium in the port city of Chattogram. The match will kick-off at 7 pm. On the following day (Sunday), Kolkata Mohun ... Read More »

India edge Bangladesh on penalties to lift trophy

Dhaka- Bangladesh came away with a point from their third group match of the Joint Qualification Round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against India in Kolkata Tuesday, but will rue the opportunity they missed to bag the full 3 points, having had their hosts on the backfoot for almost the full 90 minutes. In ... Read More »

Bangladesh share point with India after 1-1 draw

Dhaka – Bangladesh came away with a point from their third group match of the Joint Qualification Round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against India in Kolkata Tuesday, but will rue the opportunity they missed to bag the full 3 points, having had their hosts on the backfoot for almost the full 90 minutes. ... Read More »

JPC Table Tennis: Syed Mamun of BSS clinches singles title

Dhaka – Syed Mamun of BSS clinched table tennis singles title of the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) sports festival, arranged on the occasion of the club’s 65th Founding Anniversary at the club premises on Monday. Tariqul Islam Masum of Channel i finished runner-up while SK Enamul Haque of Daily Star became 3rd in the singles event. Earlier, Secretary General of ... Read More »

Sourav set to become new India Cricket Board President

Dhaka, Oct 13 (UNB) – In a dramatic turn of events, former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as consensus candidate to be BCCI’s new President after Brijesh Patel appeared to have grabbed the coveted post. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah will be the new secretary while Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer. Dhumal is younger brother of ... Read More »

Barisal Division makes good start beating Sylhet Division

Dhaka — Barisal Division made a good start in the four-day National Cricket League (NCL) beating Sylhet Division by an innings and 13 runs on the 4th and final day at the Shaheed Qamaruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday. The other three matches of the first round ended in a draw at different venues across the country. Imrul Kayes grabbed ... Read More »

U-19 football: Bangladesh to play Kuwait Monday

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-19 Men’s Football team will play against Kuwait U-19 Football team in their second and last match of the U-19 Three Nations Cup’2019 on Monday at the Aspire Academy Pitch 1 in Doha of Qatar.The match will kick-off at 10 pm (BdST). Earlier, Bangladesh team conceded a 0-2 goals defeat against hosts Qatar U-19 Football team at ... Read More »

Seminar on Butthan Combat Sports &Co-competition system held

Dhaka – A seminar on Butthan Combat Sports and Co-competition system was held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh Krira Sikkha Protisthan (BKSP) in Savar on Sunday. The session started with the speech of Principle Lt.Col. Sahriar Kabir and later a demonstration was presented by Instructor Abdul Hamid (3rd degree Black Belt). Hours long seminar and question and answer session ... Read More »