Dhaka: 5:53 PM, Tue, 21 Aug, 2018
Mouring August

Mani to take over as PCB boss after Sethi resigns

Sports Desk: Ehsan Mani, a former President of the International Cricket Council (ICC), was on Monday nominated to the post Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) just hours after Najam Sethi stepped down from the coveted position.

Bale scores as Real Madrid beat Getafe 2-0

Sports Desk: Gareth Bale scored as Real Madrid started La Liga life without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with a comfortable win over Getafe.

Bangladesh makes new history in Asian Games

Sports Desk: Bangladesh Under-23 football team made history beating Qatar by 1-0 goal in the Asian Games at the Patriot Chandrabhaga Stadium in West Java, Indonesia on Sunday.

Johnson retires from all forms of cricket

Sports Desk: Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has confirmed he is retiring from all forms of cricket with his body "starting to shut down" and will not continue on the T20 circuit.

India beat Bangladesh to clinch maiden title

Sports Desk: A solitary second half strike by Sunita Munda helped the Indian U-15 women's national team down Bangladesh in the final of the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) U-15 Championship at the floodlit Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan, on Saturday evening.

Griezmann has powerful case to win Ballon d'Or

Sports Desk: Winning the European Super Cup was an indication that Antoine Griezmann took the right decision in believing that he is on the right road withAtletico Madrid to winning the Ballon d'Or.

Bangladesh A get T20s victory against Ireland

Sports Desk:  Bangladesh A settled the three-match unofficial Twenty20 series victory 2-1 against host Ireland A after having a six-wicket win in the third game at Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin on Friday.  

Pak batsman banned for 10 years over spot-fixing

Sports Desk: Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been banned for ten years after an independent anti-corruption tribunal found him guilty of five of the seven breaches of the PCB's anti-corruption code he had been charged on.

Bangladesh girls reach SAFF final beating Bhutan 5-0

Sports Desk: Defending champions Bangladesh reached the final of the six-nation 2nd SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship beating hosts Bhutan 5-0 in the semifinals at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu of Bhutan on Thursday evening.

France top new-style FIFA rankings, Croatia 4th

Sports Desk: France have climbed to the summit of a much-changed FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking in the first edition of the global ladder since a new ranking formula took effect and Les Bleus became world champions.

Late goals give Atletico victory over Real

Sports Desk: Real Madrid began life without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with defeat in the first ever Uefa Super Cup derby as Atletico Madrid scored twice in extra time.

Afridi wants India-Pakistan matches to resume

Sports Desk: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Wednesday extended his greetings to India on their Independence Day. The legendary allrounder posted a message on his Twitter account hoping for a resumption of India-Pakistan cricket.

Messi out for Argentina for 2018

International Desk: Argentina captain Lionel Messi is reportedly set to take a break from international football after La Albiceleste's disappointing showing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Bangladesh announce squad with Shakib for Asia Cup

Sports Desk: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday announced the preliminary squad keeping the ace allrounder Shakib Al-Hassan in the team.

Silva retires from international football with Spain

Sports Desk: Manchester City midfielder David Silva has announced his retirement from international football.

Why govt not quit power, Fakhrul questions

Senior Correspondent: Referring to Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader’s comment on a conspiracy like 1/11, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the ruling party is the most beneficiary of the 1/11 political changeover.

Priyanka invited only Ranveer not Deepika

Entertainment Desk: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s engagement party was a celeb-spotting extravaganza, Alia Bhatt and the Ambanis made it. Ranveer Singh was invited too but not Deepika Padukone, say reports.