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Barca confirm Suarez calf injury

Madrid (Xinhua/UNB) — FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is likely to be out of action for a while after suffering a calf injury in his side’s 1-0 defeat to Athletic Club Bilbao on the first day of the new Liga Santander season. Read More »

BD women’s hockey team to play first foreign opponent

Dhaka – The Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team is set to play their first match against a foreign opponent, the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI)-National Women’s Hockey Academy team on Tuesday at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium here. The match will kick-off at 4 pm (BST).Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team will play six preparatory matches against the Indian side ahead of their maiden ... Read More »

BCB announces 15-member one-day squad for HP

Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday announced a 15-member squad for the High-Performance Unit (HP). They will play a three-match one-day and two-match four-day series against their Sri Lankan counterparts. Najmul Hossain Shanto, the 20-year-old top-order batsman, will lead HP while Yasir Ali was appointed as his deputy. On August 18, 21 and 24, Bangladesh ... Read More »

Tigresses off to Netherlands to join training camp

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Women’s Cricket team left here for the Netherlands on Thursday to take part in a 10-day training camp as part of their preparations for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier’2019 in Scotland. Bangladesh will take on Papua New Guinea in the opening day of the Qualifiers on August 31.Two top teams of the eight –team ... Read More »

Australia leaves bowler Pattinson out for 2nd Ashes test

London (AP/UNB) — Australia has left fast bowler James Pattinson out of its 12-man squad for the second Ashes test against England, giving Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood the chance of a recall at Lord’s. Pattinson made his return to test cricket in the 251-run win at Edgbaston. He collected just two wickets in that game and, although not injured, ... Read More »

Dortmund primed to challenge Bayern’s Bundesliga dominance

Berlin (AP/UNB) — Borussia Dortmund has declared a challenge to end Bayern Munich’s seven-year domination of the Bundesliga and is encouraged by signs of disharmony and unrest from the defending champion. After pushing Bayern to the final day last season, Dortmund invested heavily over the summer to strengthen defensive frailties and give Swiss coach Lucien Favre more attacking options for ... Read More »

3 Indian clubs to take part in Sheikh Kamal Int’l Club Cup

Dhaka – Three Indian football clubs — East Bengal FC, Mohun Bagan AC and Kolkata Mohammedan SC — will participate in the upcoming Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup 2019 to be held at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram in October. Mohun Bagan Athletic Club signed the deed of consent with the organiser on Friday while Kolkata Mohammedan Sporting Club on ... Read More »

SAFF U-18 Champs: Bangladesh face off Sri Lanka on Sept 21

Dhaka – Bangladesh will start their South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-18 Championship 2019 campaign by facing Sri Lanka in the first match of three-team Group B on September 21 at the APF Stadium in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. The championship is scheduled to be held on September 20-29.Runners-up Bangladesh team placed in Group B along with former runners-up India ... Read More »

Rating Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman dominant after 8th round

Dhaka – GM Ziaur Rahman of Saif Sporting Club dominated in the Walton Air Conditioner International Rating Chess Tournament 2019 securing 7.5 points after 8th round matches held at Bangladesh Chess Federation Hall Room on Wednesday. Three players are sharing 2nd slot with 6.5 points each. They are: IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin and CM Md. Sharif Hossain of Bangladesh Navy ... Read More »