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Adrian’s error ushers Liverpool toward Champions League exit

Liverpool  (AP/UNB) — Anfield was rocking. Jurgen Klopp was beating his chest and punching the air. Another famous comeback was on for Liverpool in the Champions League. One error from their backup goalkeeper saw it all come crashing down for the titleholders on Wednesday.When Adrian received the ball at his feet seven minutes into extra time, Liverpool had just gone ... Read More »

Juventus player Rugani tests positive for coronavirus

Milan (AP/UNB) — Italian soccer club Juventus announced Wednesday that one of its players, defender Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for COVID-19. Rugani, who also plays for the Italian national team, is the first player in the country’s top soccer division to test positive for the disease, which is caused by the new coronavirus. Juventus, which has won the last ... Read More »

Real Madrid soccer team put in quarantine

London (AP/UNB) — Real Madrid says its soccer and basketball teams have been put in quarantine after a basketball play for the club tested positive for the coronavirus. The Spanish club says the soccer team was also affected because it shares training facilities with the basketball team. German broadcaster Sky says it will show some Bundesliga soccer games on a ... Read More »

Women’s Football: Kings earn a massive 11-0 win over Jamalpur

Dhaka – National star studded Bashundhara Kings brushed aside Jamalpur Kacharipara Ekadash by 11-0 goals in the Tricotex Women’s Football League at Kamalapur Stadium here on Thursday. In their last match on Monday, Kings outplayed Cumilla United by 6-0 goals. In the day’s match, national strikers Sabina and Tohura made hat-tricks scoring four and three goals respectively while Krishna netted ... Read More »

DRU Media Cup Football kicks-off Sunday

Dhaka  – Eight matches will be held on the opening day of the Walton Smart Fridge-Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) 6-a-side Media Cup Football Tournament that kicks off on Sunday (March 15) at Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here. Opening day’s (Sunday) matches are: ATN Bangla vs Ekushey TV (8:30 am), ATN News vs Amar Sangbad (9 am), ... Read More »

WHO declares virus crisis a pandemic

Geneva, AP/UNB, March 12 – Expressing alarm both about mounting infections and inadequate government responses, the World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic but added that it’s not too late for countries to act. Read More »

RU postpones all programmes on campus

Rajshahi, March 11 – The Rajshahi University authority has postponed all types of programmes to stay safe from novel coronavirus (covid-19). The decision was taken in a meeting of Mujib Borsho Celebration Committee of the university held on Wednesday morning. Read More »

Coronavirus: Ten reasons why you ought not to panic

By Ignacio López-Goñi Mar 7 2020 (IPS) – Regardless of whether we classify the new coronavirus as a pandemic, it is a serious issue. In less than two months, it has spread over several continents. Pandemic means the sustained and continuous transmission of the disease, simultaneously in more than three different geographical regions. Pandemic does not refer to the lethality ... Read More »